How to get a police certificate - Niger

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

Bulletin no 3 du casier judiciaire

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 Niger

If you’re a citizen of Niger

You must send an application for a police clearance certificate (Extrait du casier judiciaire) by mail to the court of appeal (Cour d’appel).

If you’re a foreign or former resident

You must send an application to the senior registrar of the court of appeal (greffier en chef de la Cour d’appel). You can find more information and apply online on Niger’s administrative procedures website.

If you live outside Niger

Your application must include a copy of your identity document certified by an embassy or consulate of Niger. You can either

  • submit the application yourself
  • designate someone you know or someone with notarized authorization to submit it for you

Mail your application to the Cour d’appel (check Contact information).

Contact information

Cour d’Appel
BP 231

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