How to obtain a police certificate - Equatorial Guinea

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

Check the application instructions for the program you are applying for to find out when to send us your police certificate(s).

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Equatorial Guinea:

If you live in Equatorial Guinea:

You must apply at the Ministry of Justice in Equatorial Guinea for a "Certificado de Antecedentes Penales" at:

Ministry of Justice, Religious Affairs & Penitentiary Institutions of Equatorial Guinea
Street Address Director General De Seguridad Nacional
Avenida De La Independencia Malabo

If you live outside of Equatorial Guinea:

You must apply for the "Certificado de Antecedentes Penales" at the closest embassy or consulate of Equatorial Guinea.

If you are not a citizen of Equatorial Guinea:

If you live in Equatorial Guinea:

You must apply in person for a "Certificado de Antecedentes Penales" at the

Ministry of Justice, Religious Affairs & Penitentiary Institutions of Equatorial Guinea
Street Address Director General De Seguridad Nacional
Avenida De La Independencia Malabo

If you live outside of Equatorial Guinea:

You can apply at your country’s embassy or diplomatic mission in (or responsible for Equatorial Guinea). The embassy or diplomatic mission will have to send your application for a police certificate to the Ministry of Justice in Equatorial Guinea. If the embassy or consulate office are unable to do this, you have to provide this information in writing as part of your application to Canada.

Information and documents you need:

  • Certificado de Antecedentes Penales
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