How to obtain a police certificate – Romania

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 (Certificat de Cazier judiciar)

How to get a Police Certificate

If you are a citizen of Romania:

If you live in Romania:

You should apply in person to the county police inspectorate in your county of birth or residence.

If you live in Bucharest, you should apply to the police precinct in your area of residence.

If you live outside of Romania:

You should submit an application at your nearest Romanian Embassy (see complete listing on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website) or apply through the Inspectoratul General al Politiei in Romania. You can appoint a representative through notarized power of attorney to apply on your behalf in Romania.

If you are not a citizen of Romania:

If you live in Romania:

You should apply in person to the county police inspectorate in your county or precinct of residence.

If you live outside of Romania:

You should submit an application at the nearest Romanian Embassy (see complete listing on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website) or apply through the Inspectoratul General al Politiei in Romania. You can appoint a representative through notarized power of attorney to apply on your behalf in Romania.

Information and documents you need:

  • Identity document
  • A fiscal stamp (available at any post office)
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

Direcţia cazier judiciar, statistică şi evidenţe operative
Director: Comisar Șef de Poliţie Predescu Constantin
Tel.: 021/316.49.75, 021/208.25.25 int. 26954;
Fax: 021/317.87.90
Adresa: Şos. Ştefan cel Mare, nr. 13-15, Bucureşti - S2

Further instructions are available at Politia Romana (available in Romanian only).

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