How to Get a Police Certificate – Cyprus

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: Certificate of Clear Criminal Record

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Cyprus:

If you live in Cyprus:

You should apply in person at your local police station.

If you live outside of Cyprus:

You should apply by mail to the Chief of Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you are not a citizen of Cyprus:

If you live in Cyprus:

You should apply in person at your local police station.

If you live outside of Cyprus:

You should apply by mail to the Chief of Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

Information and documents you need:

  • Your birth certificate, identity card or passport
  • Two passport-size photographs (one must be certified)
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

Chief of Police
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box 2022
Nicosia, Cyprus

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