How to get a police certificate – Falkland Islands

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

Personnel Vetting

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 or outside of Falkland Islands

Contact the Royal Falkland Islands Police (see Contact information for the complete address).

If you’re military personnel

A search will be carried out by the Association of Criminal Records Office (ACRO) on Red Cap. You only need to present a United Kingdom Police Certificate issued by ACRO.

Contact information

Royal Falkland Islands Police
Ross Road
Stanley, Falkland Islands
Tel. 0050027222

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