How to Get a Police Certificate - Ecuador

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: Certificado de Antecedentes Penales

How to get a Police Certificate

If you are a citizen of Ecuador

If you live in Ecuador:

If you live outside of Ecuador:

If you are not a citizen of Ecuador

If you live in Ecuador:

If you live outside of Ecuador:

Information and documents you need:

  • Full name
  • Nationality
  • If you are a citizen of Ecuador: the number of your National Identity Card (“Cédula de Identidad”),
  • If you are not a citizen of Ecuador: the number of the passport which you were last issued with an Ecuadorian visa or immigration entry stamp.
  • The reason why you are requesting a police certificate (state: for Immigration purposes)
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

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