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[2]Useful information and documentation for au pairs and families[2]


Dominica

Dominica

Apply to:

Commissioner of Police
Police Headquarters
Roseau
Dominica

You should provide:

  • full personal details
  • a set of fingerprints
  • two photographs authenticated on the reverse by a Justice of the Peace, Notary Public or Solicitor

A fee is payable.

Dominican Republic

Apply to:

Gabinete de Identification Personal de la Policia Nacional
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic

You should provide:

  • photocopies of passport pages showing personal particulars
  • a set of fingerprints certified by the police
  • three photographs 2" x 2" (one in profile)

A fee is payable.

Egypt

Residents - apply to:

Ministry of Interior
Department of Criminal Investigation
Cairo
Egypt

Non-residents - apply to the nearest embassy or consulate.

El Salvador

Residents - apply to:

Director General of National Police
Cuartel Central
San Salvador

and provide:

  • a set of fingerprints taken at the local police station
  • three identical passport-size photographs (full-face) and one side profile

A fee is payable.

Non-residents - provide the following original documents to the nearest Salvadorian Embassy or Consulate:

  • Salvadorian birth certificate, cedula and passport
  • fingerprints
  • photographs

Non-residents should give power of Attorney to a Salvadorian resident who will complete processing in El Salvador.

Estonia

Apply to:

National Police Board
Bureau of Information
Pagari tn.1
EE0102 Tallinn

Ethiopia

Apply to your local police authority in Ethiopia.

Fiji

You should obtain an explanatory letter from the CSIC and send the completed application form directly to:

Officer in Charge
CID
Police Headquarters
Suva
Fiji

The Police will not release any details to you but will send them direct to the CSIC.

Finland

Apply to:

Rikosrekisteritoimisto
Oikeusministerio
P11
00931 Helsinki
Finland

You should provide:

  • a copy of your Finnish Church Certificate Virkatodistus
  • a Finnish Identity Card if available

France

For French citizens born in France, including French overseas territories and departments or in a foreign country- you should handwrite a letter requesting a "Casier Judicaire-Bulletin No.3" to:

Casier Judiciaire national
107 Rue de Landreau
44079 Nantes
Cedex 01
France
Telephone: 00 33 2 51 89 89 51

For citizens born outside of France may apply by mail only, and must attach a photocopy of their "Justificatif d'état civil"

For citizens born in a French overseas territory must write to the "Tribunal de première instance - Service des Casiers Judiciaires" - at your place of birth.

You should provide:

  • full name
  • place and date of birth
  • current address
  • full names of parents

French Guiana

Refer to "France" for instructions.

French Polynesia

French nationals born in French Polynesia:

Tribunal Service des Casiers Judiciaires
Papeete
Tahiti
Polynesie Francaise

You should provide:

  • full name
  • present address
  • date and place of birth
  • full names of parents and details of identity card

French nationals born outside French Polynesia and non-French nationals - refer to France for further instructions.

A fee is payable.

Futuna Island

Refer to France for instructions.

Gambia

Apply to:

Ministry of Justice
Banjul
Gambia

Germany

A fee is payable.

Der Generalbundesanwalt
beim Bundesgerichtshof
Bundeszentral register
Heinemann Strasse 6
53175, Bonn

You should provide:

  • full date of birth
  • family name at time of birth
  • present family name (if different to family name at time of birth)
  • place of birth including district or state, and maiden name of mother

If you are already in Canada or another country, your identity must be certified by a local German Embassy or Consulate.

Ghana

Apply to:

The Ghana Police
(Criminal Investigation Department)
P.O.Box 505
Accra
Ghana

You should provide full personal details.

Greece

Residents - apply for a penal certificate (Type B) available from the Public Prosecutor's Office.

You should provide:

  • full name
  • full names of parents
  • places and dates of birth of yourself and parents
  • last address
  • details of identity card

Non-residents - apply for a penal certificate (Type B) obtainable from the closest Greek Consulate-General.

You should provide:

  • full name
  • full names of parents
  • places and dates of birth of yourself and parents
  • last address
  • details of identity card

A fee is payable.

Grenada

Apply to:

Certificate Records Office
Police Headquarters
St George's
Grenada

You should provide:

  • details of passport
  • copy of birth certificate
  • two photographs
  • set of fingerprints

A fee is payable.

Guadeloupe

Refer to "France" for instructions.

Guatemala

Apply to:

Corte Suprema de Justicia

You should provide proof of identity.

A fee is payable.

Guernsey

Apply to:

Guernsey Police
Central Records Office
Police Headquarters
Hospital Lane

St. Peter Port
for a Request for a Police Clearance Certificate form.

You must produce adequate personal identification.

A fee is payable.

Guinea

Apply to:

Guinea Ministry of Justice
Conakry
Guinea

A fee is payable.

Guinea-Bissau

Apply to:

Guinea-Bissau Ministry of Justice
Bissau
Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

You must apply to either your nearest Guyanan High Commission or Embassy, or direct to:

Police Headquarters
Eve Leary Kingston
Georgetown
Guyana

You should provide:

  • a set of fingerprints which have been certified by your local police authority
  • three photographs

A fee is payable.

Haiti

Apply to:

Certificate Records Office
Police Headquarters
Port-au-Prince
Haiti

You should provide:

  • photocopied pages of passport and birth certificate extract
  • a set of fingerprints
  • three photographs

A fee is payable.

Honduras

Apply to:

National Bureau of Investigations
Tegucigalpa

A fee is payable.

Hong Kong

You must provide a separate Statutory Declaration, in English or in French, stating whether you have been found guilty or convicted of, or charged with, offenses against the law in Hong Kong.

This Statutory Declaration should also be corroborated by other information attesting to your character.

Hungary

You should buy the appropriate form from a post office in Hungary and then send it to the police in Hungary.

Iceland

Residents of Iceland - apply for a police clearance certificate Vottord to the Chief of Police Sysslumadur in the town of present or former residence.

Non-residents of Iceland -address a written request for a certificate to:

Sakaskra Rikisins
Hverfisgata 6
101 Reykjavik
Iceland

You should provide details of your Icelandic Social Security Number.

A fee is payable.

India

Applicants in India - apply to the Regional Passport Office of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs or the Office of the Deputy Commissioner/Superintendent of Police for the area of your residence. The certificate must be the original, bearing the official Ministry Seal. If applying to the local police, you must obtain a letter for such a certificate from the CSIC office.

Applicants living in a Canada -you should apply to the High Commission of India located at 10 Springfield Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1M 1C9

Indonesia

Indonesian nationals - good conduct certificates "Surat Kelakuan Baik" are only obtainable from the local POLRES Office. You should provide a certificate from your Lurah office, together with your "Kartu Tanda Penduduk" (Resident Identity Card).

A fee is payable.

Foreign nationals residing in Indonesia - apply in person to your local POLRES office to obtain a police certificate. The application must include:

  • the required fee
  • passport
  • Surat Tanda Melapor Diri Certificate of Police Registration
  • Kartu Izin Masuk Sementara Temporary Admission Card
  • sponsorship letter from the company for which you worked while you were in Indonesia

Once you obtain a police certificate from POLRES, apply to the address below for a Good Conduct Certificate:

Direktorat Intelpam
Gedung D, Lantai 1, Kamar A47
Mabes Polri
Jl Trunojoyo No. 3
Kabayoran Baru
Jakarta Selatan

Foreign nationals no longer resident in Indonesia - apply in writing for a Certificate of Good Conduct through your Embassy in Indonesia to:

Direktur Intelpam Polri
up. Kasubdit POA
Mabes Polri
Jl Trunojoyo No.3
Kebayoran Baru
Jakarta Selatan

You should provide:

  • the required fee
  • a copy of your passport
  • a copy of Surat Tanda Melapor Diri Certificate of Police Registration or, if not available, submit a recommendation letter from the POLRES office where you lived in Indonesia. To obtain that recommendation letter show POLRES the copy of Surat Tanda Melapor (STM) kept by the company you worked for while you were in Indonesia
  • a copy of Kartu Izin Masuk Sementara Temporary Admission Card. The company you worked for should be able to provide a copy if this is not available
  • a sponsorship letter from the company you worked for while in Indonesia
  • a Consular Certificate from your Embassy in Indonesia, certifying the Embassy's consular records do not disclose any criminal convictions in Indonesia. If the Embassy does not issue such a letter this can be omitted

This request must also be copied to:

Dirjen Hubsosbudpen
Direktorat Pengamanan
Departemen Luar Negeri
Jl. Pejambon
Jakarta Pusat

A fee is payable.

Iran

Apply to:

Justice Administration
Department of Penal Records & Amnesty
Penal Records Section
Tehran

The certificate should be an original, accompanied by a certified translation by the Official Translator of the Justice Administration.

Applicants resident outside Iran - apply through the Iranian Embassy in your current country of residence.

Iraq

Applicants in Iraq - apply in person for a non-conviction certificate from the:

Directorate of Criminal Investigation
52 Street
Baghdad

A fee is payable.

Ireland (Eire)

Residents - apply to your local "Garda Siochana" (Police) Authority.

Non-residents - address a written request for a certificate to:

Commissioner of Police
Garda Siochana
Phoenix Park
Dublin 8
Republic of Ireland

You should provide:

  • full name, date and place of birth, dates and addresses during residence in Ireland
  • names, dates and address of parents during residence in Ireland (if applicable)
  • copy of birth certificate

Israel

Residents - apply to your local police authorities.

Non-residents - apply to your nearest Israeli Embassy or Consulate.

You should provide:

  • details of passport or Israeli Identity card
  • two recent passport photographs
  • address and periods of residence in Israel

Italy

Italian citizens and non-Italian residents residing in Italy - obtain:

  • Certificato Penale del Casellario Giudiziale; and
  • Certificato Penale dei Carichi Pendenti.

Apply to "Uffici della Procura della Repubblica" in your normal town of residence or the town from which your town of residence depends (usually your provincial capital). You must specify you need a ten year record if applicable, and produce evidence of your identity.

Non-residents -approach the nearest Italian diplomatic/consular authority and request the above certificates. The request can either be handled entirely through that authority (waiting time can be up to six months) or an authorisation can be drawn up for a relative or friend in Italy to obtain the certificates.

The authorisation should bear a signature that has been verified by the diplomatic/consular authority and have a copy attached of bio data pages of passport also verified by the same authority.

Fees are payable.

Ivory Coast

Apply to:

Ministry of Justice
Abidjan

A fee is payable.

Jamaica

Apply to:

Jamaica Constabulary Force
Criminal Investigations Branch
Criminal Records Office
East Queen Street
P.O. Box 462
Kingston
Jamaica

You should provide:

  • full name
  • date and place of birth
  • two passport sized photographs
  • one set of fingerprints certified by your local police authority
  • your address(es) in Jamaica

A fee is payable.

Japan

Japanese nationals - obtain your own police certificate from the Prefectural Police Office in your town or city of residence.

You should provide:

  • passport
  • family register
  • residential certificate
  • evidence showing that you are required to submit a police certificate (e.g. a completed copy of the visa application form)

You are advised to make enquiries before as additional documentation may be required.

Non-Japanese citizens - provide passport, Certificate of Alien Registration and evidence showing that you are required to submit a police certificate (e.g. a completed copy of the visa application form).

Japanese nationals already in Canada, and non-Japanese citizens who have lived in Japan and are currently in Canada - apply to the Embassy of Japan in Canada at:

Embassy of Japan
255 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9E6
Telephone: (613) 241-8541

Jordan

Jordanian nationals:

General Intelligence Division
Public Security Department
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

You should provide:

  • thumbprints and fingerprints of both hands
  • four photographs

Non-Jordanian nationals - obtain a Good Conduct Certificate if you are currently resident in Jordan and hold a current resident card.

A fee is payable.

 


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