How to get a police certificate - Dominica
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
Police certificate and IRCC requirements
You must provide a police certificate when you apply for permanent residence in Canada.
You will also be requested to provide a police certificate to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) if you declared a criminal record on your application for an electronic travel authorization, work permit or study permit.
How to apply
If you live in Dominica
You should apply in person with:
- your passport
- all previous names used
- current and previous places of residence
- two photographs
- the applicable fees
If you live outside Dominica
You may apply in person, or have someone apply for you, or apply by mail. The police certificate will be mailed to you or given in person.
You should include, with your application, the items listed above, plus:
- a full set of fingerprints taken by a recognized police authority;
- a self-addressed envelope.
Submit your application to the following address:
Criminal Investigation Department
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