How to get a police certificate – Chile

Do I need to provide a Police Certificate with my Application for Permanent Residence?
Yes.

Check the application instructions for the program you are applying for to find out when to send us your police certificate(s).

How to get a Police Certificate:

Name of document(s) to get:
Certificado de Antecedentes (for criminal convictions) and Hoja de Vida del Conductor (for convictions related to driving)

If you are a citizen of Chile:

If you live in Chile:

You can apply in person with your “RUT” or your “RUN” at any office of the Registro Civil e Identification. You can apply online at Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificacion (available in Spanish only).

Applicants residing in Chile who are indisposed may provide a notarized authorization to a 3rd party representative to apply on their behalf.

If you live outside Chile:

You can apply for a Certificado de Antecedentes para Fines Especiales and an original Hoja de vida del Conductor at your nearest Chilean embassy or consulate or online at Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificación (available in Spanish only) with your “RUT” or your “RUN”.

If you are not a citizen of Chile:

If you live in Chile:

You can apply in person with your “RUT” or your “RUN” at any office of the Registro Civil e Identification. You can apply online at Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificacion (available in Spanish only).

Applicants residing in Chile who are indisposed may provide a notarized authorization to a 3rd party representative to apply on their behalf.

If you live outside of Chile:

You can apply for a Certificado de Antecedentes para Fines Especiales and an original Hoja de vida del Conductor at your nearest Chilean embassy or consulate or online at Servicio de Registro Civil e Identificación (available in Spanish only) with your “RUT” or your “RUN”.


Information and documents you need:

  • Your “RUT” Rol Único Tributario (taxation unique contributor roll identification number)
  • Your “RUN” Rol Único Nacional (National Identification Number)
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

Do I need to provide a police certificate for Express Entry?

Yes. If you are Invited to Apply (ITA) for Permanent Residence, you need to upload a police certificate in your Electronic Application for Permanent Residence (e-APR). Please follow the instructions above to get your police certificate.

We will not accept police certificates sent by mail for Express Entry applications.

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