How to get a police certificate – Italy (including Vatican City)

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.

Names of the documents you need

  • Certificato dei carichi pendenti” Certificate and
  • a “Certificato Casellario Giudiziale” Certificate from the Judicial Records Register

Police certificate and IRCC requirements

You must provide a police certificate when you apply for permanent residence in Canada.

You will also be requested to provide a police certificate to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) if you declared a criminal record on your application for an electronic travel authorization, work permit or study permit.

How to apply

Visit the Ministero della Giustizia website.

Contact information

Justice Call Center: 848 800 110

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