How to obtain a police certificate – Burkina Faso

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.

Burkina Faso

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

How and where do I obtain one?

If you live in Burkina Faso
You must present your birth certificate and pay the applicable fees at the following locations.

Citizens of Burkina Faso (nationals)
Greffier en Chef du Tribunal de Grande Instance
01 BP 95
Ouagadougou 01
Province of Kadiogo
Burkina Faso

Telephone: (226) 50 37 69 00  Extension 203 or 262

Non-citizens
You must present a residence certificate (issued by a municipal office in Burkina Faso or by your embassy) and pay the applicable fees.

Greffier en Chef de la Cours d’Appel
01 BP 95
Ouagadougou 01
Province of Kadiogo
Burkina Faso

Telephone: (226) 50 37 69 04

If you live outside Burkina Faso

You must send your request to:

Greffier en Chef du Ministère de la justice burkinabè
01 BP 2534
Ouagadougou 01
Province of Kadiogo
Burkina Faso
Telephone: (226) 50 37 69 00

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