How to get a police certificate – Egypt

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

Criminal Record

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 Egypt

  • Apply in person at your local police station.
    • Fingerprints will be recorded on the front of the certificate.
    • Fingerprint check results will be recorded on the back.

You’re responsible for picking up your completed Criminal Record.

If you live outside of Egypt

  • Apply at your nearest Egyptian embassy or consulate.

Contact information

Location of Eqyptian embassies

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