How to Get a Police Certificate - Burma (Myanmar)

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: Police Certificate (Testimonial to being free of criminal cases)

How to get a Police Certificate

If you are a citizen of Burma (Myanmar)

If you live in Burma (Myanmar):

You should apply in person at your local township police station.

If you live outside of Burma (Myanmar):

Certificates cannot be obtained by non-residents. If you no longer live in Burma (Myanmar), you are not required to provide a police certificate from Burma (Myanmar). If you are asked for a police certificate from Burma (Myanmar), write: “I cannot provide a police certificate for the time I spent in Burma (Myanmar) because certificates are only available to people who currently live in Burma (Myanmar).”

If you are not a citizen of Burma (Myanmar)

If you live in Burma (Myanmar):

You should apply in person at your local township police station.

If you live outside of Burma (Myanmar):

Certificates cannot be obtained by non-residents. If you no longer live in Burma (Myanmar), you are not required to provide a police certificate from Burma (Myanmar). If you are asked for a police certificate from Burma (Myanmar), write: “I cannot provide a police certificate for the time I spent in Burma (Myanmar) because certificates are only available to people who currently live in Burma (Myanmar).”

Information and documents you need

  • Applicable fees
  • Proof of identity
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