How to Get a Police Certificate - Curaçao

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: Declaration of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag - VOG in Dutch)

How to get a Police Certificate

If you are a citizen of Curaçao

If you live in Curaçao:

Request a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag - VOG) at the city hall of the municipality in Curaçao where you live.

If you live outside of Curaçao:

Request a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag - VOG) at the city hall of the municipality in Curaçao, where you lived before moving abroad.

Governor of the islands of the Netherlands Antilles
Fort Amsterdam 2
Willemstad
Curaçao
Tel. +5999 612000
Fax. +5999 61816

If you are not a citizen of Curaçao

If you live in Curaçao:

Declarations of Good Conduct are only available to people who have/had resident status in Curaçao.

Request a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag - VOG) at the city hall of the municipality in Curaçao where you live.

If you live outside of Curaçao:

Declarations of Good Conduct are only available to people who have/had resident status in Curaçao.

If you have had resident status in Curaçao, you should mail your application to Openbare Ministerie Curaçao

Governor of the islands of the Netherlands Antilles
Fort Amsterdam 2
Willemstad
Curaçao
Tel. +5999 612000
Fax. +5999 61816

Information and documents you need:

  • Proof of resident status in Curaçao
  • Letter stating the reason for the request
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

Governor of the islands of the Netherlands Antilles
Fort Amsterdam 2
Willemstad
Curaçao
Tel. +5999 612000
Fax. +5999 61816

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