How to Get a Police Certificate – Ukraine

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: Certificate of criminal convictions record checks

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Ukraine:

If you live in Ukraine:

You can:

  • apply in person at your local police office (Rayonne Viddilennya) in the region of your residence permit (Propyska)
  • provide notarized authorization to a representative to apply on your behalf to the local police office (Rayonne Viddilennya) in the region of your residence permit (Propyska)
  • apply at the centralized office in Kyiv (see Special notes and considerations for complete address)

If you live outside of Ukraine:

You can:

  • apply in person at your nearest Embassy of Ukraine
  • provide notarized authorization (Doruchennya) to a representative to apply to the regional militia office or centralized office in Kyiv (see Special notes and considerations for complete address) on your behalf

For more information, please visit your nearest Ukrainian embassy or consular office.

If you are not a citizen of Ukraine:

If you live in Ukraine:

You can:

  • apply in person at your local police office (Rayonne Viddilennya) in the region of your residence permit (Propyska)
  • provide notarized authorization to a representative to apply on your behalf to the local police office (Rayonne Viddilennya) in the region of your residence permit (Propyska)
  • apply at the centralized office in Kyiv (see Special notes and considerations for complete address)

If you live outside of Ukraine:

You can:

  • apply in person at your nearest Embassy of Ukraine
  • provide notarized authorization (Doruchennya) to a representative to apply to the regional militia office or centralized office in Kyiv (see Special notes and considerations for complete address) on your behalf

For more information, please visit your nearest Ukrainian embassy or consular office.

Information and documents you need:

  • Original and a copy of your passport
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

Centralized Office
10 Bogomoltsya Street, Kyiv
Telephone: +38044-256-1460
Ministry of Internal Affairs website

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