How to get 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.

Name of the document(s) you need

Criminal Record (Certificat de Cazier judiciar)

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 Romania

Apply in person to the county police inspectorate where you live.

If you live in Bucharest

Apply to the police precinct closest to you.

If you live outside of Romania

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

Documents you need

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

Contact information

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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