How to Get a Police Certificate – Latvia

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

Criminal History Check

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 Latvia

Apply in person at the Information Centre of the Ministry of Interior (see Contact Information for complete address). Translation into English is also available at an additional cost.

If you live outside of Latvia

Apply at your nearest Latvian embassy or consulate.

Contact Information

Ministry of Interior Information Centre
Bruninieku Street 72b
LV 1009
Telephone: 3717 208 218

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