How to get a police certificate - Indonesia

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

Surat Keterangan Catatan Kepolisian (SKCK)

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


  • online or
  • in person at your local police authority in Indonesia.

Special notes and considerations

If you apply online, you must choose “Registration Form” and select the option highlighted below (Visa):

The highlighted option is “Memperoleh visa bagi warga negara Indonesia (WNI) yang akan ke luar negeri”.

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