Program delivery update: Express Entry Police certificate requirements – February 27, 2018

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada staff. It is posted on the Department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

The requirements for police certificates have changed for permanent residence applications received on or after January 1, 2015.

Police certificates are now required for any country or territory, other than Canada, where the applicant has spent 6 months or more in a row within the last 10 years or since the age of 18.

Updated instructions

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