How to obtain a police certificate – 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 when applying for permanent residence?  Yes

Name of document to get:

  • Criminal record abstract

If you are a citizen of Guinea Conakry

If you live in Guinea Conakry

You should apply to the Court of Appeal in Conakry, Kaloum, located near the presidential palace (Sekoutoureya).

If you live outside Guinea Conakry

You may ask the company or corporation that you worked for or your guardian in Guinea to request this document for you.

If you live in Canada, you can apply at the Embassy of Guinea in Ottawa.

You must bring:

  • A document showing the start and end dates of your stay in Guinea
  • The reason you lived in Guinea during that time
  • Your address in Guinea during that time

If you are not a citizen of Guinea Conakry

If you live in Guinea Conakry

You should apply to the Court of Appeal in Conakry, Kaloum, located near the presidential palace (Sekoutoureya).

If you live outside Guinea Conakry

You may ask the company or corporation that you worked for or your guardian in Guinea to request this document for you.

If you live in Canada, you can apply at the Embassy of Guinea in Ottawa.

You must bring:

  • A document showing the start and end dates of your stay in Guinea
  • The reason you lived in Guinea during that time
  • Your address in Guinea during that time

Information and documents you need

  • Your residence certificate (birth certificate, national identity card or Guinean passport)
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

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