How to obtain a police certificate – French Polynesia

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: Bulletin no. 3

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a French citizen born in French Polynesia:

If you live in French Polynesia:

You should apply by mail or in person to:

Court of First Instance, Criminal Records Department
French Polynesia
B.P. 4633
98713 Papeete Tahiti
Telephone: 00 689 40 41 55 00

If you live outside of French Polynesia:

You should apply by mail to the Casier Judiciaire National (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you are not a French citizen or a French citizen born outside French Polynesia:

If you live in French Polynesia:

You should apply by mail to the Casier Judiciaire National (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of French Polynesia:

You should apply by mail to the Casier Judiciaire National (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

Information and documents you need:

  • Proof of identity
  • Request for a Bulletin no. 3

Special notes and considerations

Casier Judiciaire National
107 Rue du Landreau
44079 Nantes Cedex 01
France

Further information can be found on the Ministère de la Justice (available in French only) website.

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