The Certificate of Criminal Record or PCC details whether or not the applicant has a criminal record in the Belgium and is required as part of the visa process by the respective high commission or embassy. The Federal Public Service Justice (FSP), Belgium is a national unit. Police Clearance Certificate is a document that is issued by the Federal Public Service Justice(FPS) Criminal Records Section, 1000 Brussels – Belgium certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the Belgium 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 Belgium. 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 resides more than 6 months in Belgium.
Applicant should apply by completing the application form or by letter. The letter should contain: name of applicant, parents’ name, date and place of birth, the reason for applying the certificate, contact information, applicant’s signature. The applicant must submit a set of his/her fingerprint impressions taken by a qualified Fingerprint Officer at our lab. Ensure all sections are completed in BLOCK CAPITALS and in black ink, original signatures are required throughout. The certificates will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in the application. The Federal Public Service Justice(FPS) Criminal Records Office (Belgium) take 2 to 3 weeks to process the application if no criminal record found and after that they send the certified criminal record check (hard copy) via regular mail. In case you need it urgently, the Criminal Record Centre (FPS), Belgium can send it to our organisation and then we forward it to you, via courier, at an additional cost.
We will give the original Police Clearance Certificate within 3 to 4 weeks Standard Service.
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