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.

Do I need to provide a police certificate when applying for permanent residence?
Yes.

Name of document(s) to get: Police certificate

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Belarus:

If you live in Belarus:

Applications are available upon request from the regional departments of the Ministry of Interior of Belarus (Управление Внутренных Дел). Please choose the oblast (province) in which you reside for more information:

If you live outside of Belarus:

You should apply for a police certificate at the nearest Belarusian diplomatic mission. Please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus for contact information for Belarusian diplomatic missions abroad.

If you are not a citizen of Belarus:

If you live in Belarus:

Police certificates are only available to people who have lived in Belarus for 6 months or longer. If you have lived in Belarus for 6 months or longer, please choose the oblast (province) in which you reside for more information:

Applications are available upon request from the regional departments of the Ministry of Interior of Belarus (Управление Внутренных Дел).

If you live outside of Belarus:

Police certificates are only available to people who have lived in Belarus for 6 months or longer. If you have lived in Belarus for 6 months or longer, you should apply for a police certificate at the nearest Belarusian diplomatic mission. Please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus for contact information for Belarusian diplomatic missions abroad.

Information and documents you need:

  • Valid passport
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

For more information, visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus.

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