How to Get a Police Certificate – Iran

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: Police Certificate

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Iran:

If you live in Iran:

You must apply in person at a Police+10 centre.

If you live outside of Iran:

You may apply at your nearest Iranian embassy.

If you are not a citizen of Iran:

If you live in Iran:

Non-Iranian residents in Iran and people living in Iran as refugees must present either your Iranian residency card or an Iranian Laisser Passer to one of the Alien Bureau Offices, which will then provide a letter of introduction which applicants should present at a Police+10 centre.

If you live outside of Iran:

You may apply at your nearest Iranian embassy.

Information and documents you need:

  • Your original National Card
  • Your birth certificate (Red Booklet – Shenasnameh)
  • Two colour photographs (3x4 cm) with plain white background
  • Your Iranian passport with a copy of the first page of the passport if available (otherwise, a letter of introduction from the embassy is required)
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

Requirements are subject to change. For up-to-date instructions on documents required, please consult the Iranian police website (in Persian only).

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