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.

Name of the document you need

Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag [VOG])

You can only get this document if you’re on the Population Register of Curaçao.

Police certificate and IRCC requirements

You must provide a police certificate when you apply for

  • permanent residence
  • citizenship
  • some temporary residence programs

Check your application package or instructions for details.

How to apply

If you live in Curaçao

Request a Certificate of Good Conduct at the Permits Counter (see the full address below). You don’t need an appointment.

If you live outside of Curaçao

Request a Certificate of Good Conduct by mail or email (

Someone in Curaçao can apply for you.

Contact information

Permits Counter (Vergunningenloket Afdeling - Bentana di Informashon)

Saliña 127 unit 3-16 (Eurobuilding, opposite Wimco Saliña)
Telephone: (+5999) 434-1690
Email address:

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