How to get a police certificate - Mali

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 document you need

Police certificate

Police certificate and IRCC requirements

You must provide a police certificate when you apply for

  • permanent residence
  • citizenship
  • some temporary residence programs

See the document checklist or visa office requirements for details.

How to apply

If you’re a Mali national

You can get a police certificate in person at the Tribunal or the Prefecture (for locations without a tribunal) at the place of your birth. Please ensure that you bring your birth certificate and Mali identity card when you request your police certificate.

If you’re a non-national or resident of Mali

You can get a police certificate in person from the Court of First Instance (check Contact information for address).

Contact information

Court of First Instance
Commercial Center
District III - Quentin street 64
Phone: +223 20 22 52 63

Page details

Date modified: