Police Clearance Certificate PCC from Tanzania

Information for Police Clearance Certificate

A Police Clearance Certificate or Criminal Record check Certificate is issued by the Tanzania Criminal Investigation Department Headquarters certify that a person has no Criminal Conviction within a stipulated period of time in Tanzania. Officer In-charge, Forensic Bureau Certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the (Tanzania Police Authorities), 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 Tanzania. 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 Tanzania.

Procedure of Getting Police Clearance Certificate

In order to obtain a Criminal Record check Certificate from Tanzania, applicant must apply with the Completed Application Form (Personal Particular). A set of 10 fingerprint impressions* taken by a qualified fingerprint officer at our lab with official stamp of our Organization. The original of the fingerprints must be posted with your completed application form. The current processing time is 4 weeks for appeal cases, factoring the time taken to process the appeal. The certificates will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in the application. Each application will be processed only upon receipt of all required documents; failure to comply with the submission of required documents within 10 days on receipt of application will result in delays in processing or applications to be rejected.

Documents required for Police Clearance Certificate

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Full set of fingerprints impressions.
  3. Four recent passport size photographs (without spectacles & Cap).
  4. Copy of your Residence Permit / Work Permit / Dependent Pass etc.
  5. Self-Attested colored scanned/photocopies of your passports (current & old) and another Identity document.
    (email: realscanbiometric@gmail.com)
  6. Documentary proof of last residential address in Tanzania.
  7. Purpose for PCC (Immigration Authority Letter) or Letter stating the reasons for PCC.

Processing Time
We will give the original certificate in 40 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
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 Investigation Department Headquarters


Address of Embassy of Tanzania in India-

EP-15C, Chandragupta Marg, Malcha
New Delhi – 110021

  • Asked by : AMINA
    2019-11-01 21:16:23
  • Asked by : Elam
    2019-07-01 09:00:11
    Hello! I am currently in China right now and need Non-criminal to apply for new visa. Embassy told me it's impossible to get it here. Can you help me please. ?
  • Asked by : bruce
    2019-03-24 15:27:06
    I am currently staying in Australia, and now i am processing my visa, so the authority asked the PCC from tanzania, as i worked there for 2 years from 2013 to 2015. i have reading all discussing here, but i donot know how can i make the payment, and how to send and receive the documents ?? . ?
  • Asked by : Alsaba
    2018-12-27 17:08:06
    Hi,I have worked previously in Tanzania from January 2016-Feb 2017. I went on tourist visa from 11th Jan 2016 till april 2016. Then I recieved the work permit on 11th April 2016 and continued working till 23rd Feb 2017. Similar for my husabnd as well. Can you help me obtain PPC from Tanzania. How much time and money will it take? . ?
  • Asked by : Yaw Adu-Boahene
    2018-11-22 14:11:05
    Does your firm provide agency services - I have all the requirements to submit for a Tanzanian Police clearance certificate. But I dont have an agent in Tanzania who I could send the document to to submit and pay the fees on my behalf and collect and DHL to me. Can you provide that service? How much will it cost? What would be the payment medium?I am Ghanaian who lived in Arusha with my wife - for 2 years. We need the clerance certificate to apply for a US Green card. ?
  • Asked by : Pallavi
    2018-10-30 19:54:15
    Hi Team,I am looking to get Fingerprint Scans done for a Tanzanian passport renewal and need them sent . Can you please confirm if you can help in this process too ? . ?
  • Asked by : patel durgesh
    2018-05-23 10:45:01
    hello sir i had 7 years in tanzania (arusha) from 2001 to 2009 on workpermit with company arusha sundries ltd. Arusha. now i am in my home country india and i want PCC from the tanzania please give me a good hints or information so i can get the PCC from there many thanks Durgesh Patel...... ?
  • Asked by : Antony Fute
    2018-03-21 19:11:36
    HelloI need PCC for going to study abroad. I am at Mbeya, can I get it online. Because it is needed urgentlyThanks. ?
  • Asked by : musa zabron.
    2018-01-16 15:14:12
    Ninahitaji PPC nitume maombi ya kupata visa ya mwanafunzi.ila kwa sasa nipo hapa Rwanda kam mwanafunzi ninaendelea na nasomo. Je, inawezekana kuipata nikiwa Hapa Rwanda?. ?
  • Asked by : asif mehboob ladak
    2017-03-07 12:37:54
    I have understood the process.What would be the costing in INR. ?
  • Asked by : abdul halim ali darwesh
    2017-02-07 19:55:13
    Hi there l like to know lm in Zanzibar l plan to go liveng in US how I get finger print pleas . ?
  • Asked by : jamila
    2017-02-02 00:56:55
    Hi i would like to know for how long is a Tanzanian police clearance valid for and how can it be renewed thanks . ?
  • Asked by : prateek
    2017-02-01 00:18:56
    I have moved to Canada last year and now Canadian immigration wants me to get a Police clearance certificate from Tanzania, can you help me in getting the same from Toronto?. ?
  • Asked by : harsh desai
    2016-11-08 13:12:24
    I currently live in India bt I need a PCC from Tanzania as I have stayed there for more than 6 months so how do I get that done?. ?
  • Asked by : PATRICE GILLES
    2016-09-07 15:16:26
    I need a PCC to apply for a visa for Australia and although I have read the paragraph above, I still wonder how to get it. I don't have the passport showing my stay dates in TZ as I had it renewed last year and I stayed in TZ from 2007 to 2011. I am not sure I have well understood how to apply or where I can get the application form from. Thx in advence if you can enlighten me. ?
  • Asked by : leslie.a.d@gmail.com
    2016-05-19 15:59:33
    PCC for Tanzania, needed urgently. ?
  • Asked by : Anna McHugh
    2016-04-28 14:35:17
    I currently live in Mwanza and need to get a police clearance for the time I have spent here (August last year) Can I do this in Mwanza or do I need to go to Dar, thank you Anna . ?

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