Police Clearance Certificate PCC from Kenya

Information for Police Clearance Certificate

A Police Clearance Certificate is issued by the Director of Criminal Investigations Department, Nairobi. In Kenya, the criminal record information is maintained at the Criminal Investigation Department, Kenya Police Force. PCC Certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the (Kenyan Police Force) and is also required when a person applies for an immigration status to other countries.

Person applying for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) are required to state the period of stay in Kenya. Documentary proof of stay is to be provided. First Entry and Last Exit date STAMP is also required. All pages of VISA (Colour Copy).

It is issued to any individual who reside more than 6 months in Kenya.

Procedure of Getting Police Clearance Certificate

In order to obtain a police clearance certificate from Kenya, applicant should write an application letter explaining why police certificate is being requested. Documentary prove of legal stay in Kenya is also required for this process. You have to fill the prescribed application form in all sections completed in BLOCK CAPITALS with black ink provided by our Organization. Obtained a complete set of 10 fingerprint impressions* taken by a qualified fingerprint officer at nearby Police Station. The original of the fingerprints must be posted with your completed application form. The current processing time is 2 to 3 months for PCC. The certificates will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in the application. 

Documents required for Police Clearance Certificate

  1. Description form attested either by Police Station or Notary Public.
  2. Full set of fingerprints impressions taken by the Police Officer.
  3. Five recent passport size photographs (without spectacles & Cap).
  4. Copy of your Kenya Identity Card / Work Permit Appointment Letter etc.
  5. Certified colored photocopies of passports (All Pages) either by Police Station or Notary Public.
  6. Documentary proof of last residential address in Kenya.
  7. Purpose for PCC (Immigration Authority Letter) or Letter stating the reasons for PCC.

Processing Time 

We will give the original certificate in 60 working days under normal mode of processing. (The processing time will increases if a person was ever charged by the police)

Processing Fee

Applicable fee with processing charges.
Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.

Head Office

2443, Basement, Hudson Line,
Kingsway Camp, Delhi-110009
Email : pcc@fingerprintexpert.in
Call : +91-1145152301, +91-9599313306

Police Certificate Issuing Authority

Criminal Investigations Department


Address of Embassy in India

Kenya High Commission
34, Paschimi Marg
Vasant Vihar
New Delhi-110057

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