How to Get a Police Certificate - Monaco

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: Extrait de casier judiciaire

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Monaco:

If you live in Monaco:

You should send a request in writing to the Palais de Justice de Monaco (See Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Monaco:

You should send a request in writing to the Palais de Justice de Monaco (See Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you are not a citizen of Monaco:

If you live in Monaco:

You should send a request in writing to the Palais de Justice de Monaco (See Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Monaco:

Police certificates are only available to people of Monegasque nationality and residents of Monaco. If you are not Monegasque and no longer live in Monaco, you are not required to provide a Monaco police certificate. If you are asked for a police certificate from Monaco, write: "I cannot provide a police certificate for the time I spent in Monaco because certificates are only available to people of Monegasque nationality and residents of Monaco."

Information and documents you need:

  • Your parents’ full names (including your mother’s maiden name)
  • An official identity document
  • Applicable fees
  • Non-residents: must specify the dates of your residence in Monaco

Special notes and considerations

Palais de Justice de Monaco
Greffe Général
5, Rue Colonel Bellano de Castro

98000 Monaco
Telephone: (377) 98.98.88.11

Further information can be found on the Justice de Monaco website

The General Court Registry can be reached by email at greffegeneral@justice.mc

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