How to Get a Police Certificate - Bolivia

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 with my Application for Permanent Residence? Yes.

Name of document(s) to get: Police certificate issued by FELCC (Fuerza Especial de Lucha Contra el Crimen) and a penal certificate (Informe de antecedentes penales) issued by REJAP (Registro Judicial de Antecedentes Penales).

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Bolivia:

If you live in Bolivia:

You can apply for a police certificate issued by FELCC (Fuerza Especial de Lucha Contra el Crimen) at any local "Oficina de Tránsito" (see Special notes and considerations for website). The website lists the information and documents you may need.

You can apply for a penal certificate (Informe de antecedentes penales) issued by REJAP (Registro Judicial de Antecedentes Penales) at any local REJAP office (see Special notes and considerations for website). The website lists the information and documents you may need.

If you live outside of Bolivia:

You can apply for police and penal certificates by contacting the issuing authorities (listed in the Special notes and considerations) or by contacting your nearest Bolivian embassy or consulate.

If you are not a citizen of Bolivia:

If you live in Bolivia:

You can apply for a Police certificate issued by FELCC (Fuerza Especial de Lucha Contra el Crimen) at any local "Oficina de Tránsito" (see Special notes and considerations for website). The website lists the information and documents you may need.

You can apply for a penal certificate (Informe de antecedentes penales) issued by REJAP (Registro Judicial de Antecedentes Penales) at any local REJAP office (see Special notes and considerations for website). The website lists the information and documents you may need.

If you live outside of Bolivia:

You can apply for Police and Penal certificates by contacting the issuing authorities (listed in the Special notes and considerations) or by contacting your nearest Bolivian embassy or consulate.

Special notes and considerations

You must have your certificate officially translated to English or French.

You should apply for a police certificate issued by FELCC (Fuerza Especial de Lucha Contra el Crimen) at any "Oficina de Tránsito" nationwide.

Visit the official website of FELCN (Fuerza Especial de Lucha Contra el Crimen) for police certificate processing instructions (available in Spanish only).

You should apply for a penal certificate issued by REJAP (Registro Judicial de Antecedentes Penales) at any REJAP office nationwide.

Visit the official website of REJAP (Registro Judicial de Antecedentes Penales) for penal certificate processing instructions (available in Spanish only).

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