How to get a police certificate - Iraq

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.

You do not have to provide a police certificate from Iraq unless we ask for one.

Do I need to provide a police certificate when applying for permanent residence? If we ask for one.

If you have been asked to provide a police certificate for this country, follow the instructions below.

How and where do I get one?

Local Requests

Applicants should present their identification card or passport in person at any Criminal Investigation Department in Iraq. Fingerprints will be taken.

Non-Resident Requests

Applicants should apply for a police certificate at the consular section of the nearest Iraqi embassy.

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