How to get a police certificate – Belarus

If you need to give your fingerprints for a police certificate, this isn’t the same as giving your biometrics (fingerprints and photo) for an application.

Name of the document you need

Police certificate

Police certificate and IRCC requirements

You must provide a police certificate when you apply for permanent residence in Canada and for some temporary residence programs (please see the document checklist and/or visa office requirements for details).

How to apply

If you live in Belarus

Police certificates are only available to people who have lived in Belarus for 6 months or longer.

You can request an application from your regional department of the Ministry of Interior of Belarus (Управление Внутренных Дел). Please choose the “oblast” (province) where you live for more information:

If you live outside of Belarus

You should apply for a police certificate at the nearest Belarusian diplomatic mission.

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