How to get a police certificate - Guyana

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

Police certificate

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 Guyana

Apply at the Georgetown Clearance Office (see address below).

If you’re from New Amsterdam, then you must submit your application locally.

You’ll need

  • three photographs
  • the processing fee
  • a right thumbprint taken at the time of application
If you live outside Guyana

Contact a Guyana high commission or embassy.

Contact information

Georgetown Clearance Office
Eve Leary Kingston
Georgetown, Guyana
Telephone: 592-226-9834

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