How to obtain a police certificate – Seychelles

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: Character Certificate

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Seychelles:

If you live in Seychelles:

You should apply in person to the Commissioner of Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). You must provide:

  • Identification documents: birth certificate or passport
  • Must allow fingerprints to be taken
  • Applicable fees

If you live outside of Seychelles:

You should apply in writing to the Commissioner of Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). You must provide:

  • Copies of your birth certificate and passport
  • The address where you lived while in Seychelles
  • Date you left Seychelles
  • Applicable fees

If you are not a citizen of Seychelles:

If you live in Seychelles:

You should apply in person to the Commissioner of Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). You must provide:

  • Copies of your passport and proof of legal stay in Seychelles, visa/permit
  • Copy of your birth certificate
  • Must allow fingerprints to be taken
  • Applicable fees

If you live outside of Seychelles:

You should apply in writing to the Commissioner of Police (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). You must provide:

  • Copies of your birth certificate and passport
  • The address where you lived in Seychelles
  • Date you left Seychelles
  • Applicable fees

Information and documents you need:

  • All information and documentation needed are explained above.

Special notes and considerations

Commissioner of Police
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box 46
Victoria, Mahé
Seychelles

Telephone: +248-4-28 80 00
Fax: +248 4 32 20 05
E-mail: compol@seypolice.sc

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