How to obtain a police certificate - Zimbabwe

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 when applying for permanent residence?
Yes.

How and where do I obtain one?

Local Requests
Applicants should apply for police certificates at:

Criminal Records Office
Criminal Investigations Department Headquarters
P.O. Box CY 683
Causeway, Harare
Zimbabwe

Non-Resident Requests
Applicants should apply at the nearest Zimbabwean embassy or consulate.

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