How to get a police certificate – Singapore

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

Certificate of Clearance (COC)

Police certificate and IRCC requirements

We will send you a letter requesting a police certificate after you send your application for permanent residence. You must bring that letter when you apply for a police certificate.

How to apply

You should submit your application online to the Criminal Investigation Department of the Singapore Police Force.

Contact information

Head Criminal Records, CID (COC Office)
Blk D Police Cantonment Complex #02-07/08

391 New Bridge Road
Singapore 088762

Telephone: (+65) 64358277


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