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A Police Clearance Certificate, or Police Criminal Certificate, as used in Botswana, is issued by the Deputy Director, Criminal Records Bureau, Forensic Science Services. In Botswana, the criminal record information is maintained at the Police Criminal Record Bureau, Botswana Police Force. 

PCC showcases that you have never been involved in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the Botswana Police Force and is also required when you apply for an immigration, work, or study purposes to other countries.

While applying for a police clearance certificate from Botswana, you are required to state the period of your stay in Botswana, documentary proof of stay, the first entry and last exit date stamp, and all pages of your VISA (color copy). It is issued to any individual who has resided in Botswana for more than six months.

How to Obtain a Police Clearance Certificate from Botswana?

In order to obtain a police clearance certificate from Botswana, you need to write an application letter explaining why a police certificate is being requested. Documentary proof of a legal stay in Botswana is also required for this process.

If you assign our organization to apply on your behalf, you must submit a valid power of attorney with your signature included on the application form. You have to fill out the prescribed application form in all sections completed in block capitals with black ink provided by our organization.

Also, a complete set of 10 fingerprint impressions will be taken by a qualified fingerprint officer at our lab. The original fingerprints will be posted with your completed application form. The Criminal Records Bureau, Botswana Police Force, will take around 2 business weeks to process the application if no criminal record is found.

Application Process for Botswana Police Clearance Certificate

To obtain a police clearance certificate from Botswana, follow these steps:

  • Contact our executive and schedule an appointment.
  • Visit our Delhi head office or the respective state branch office during working hours.
  • Bring the mentioned valid documents.
  • Complete the application form provided at the office.
  • Give your fingerprint impressions on a fingerprint card.
  • Pay the applicable fees using the available payment methods.
  • Submit the completed form and required documents to the designated officer.
  • Collect the acknowledgment receipt with the specified date for certificate collection.
  • Return on the assigned date to collect your police clearance certificate or get it delivered at your doorstep.

Documents Required for Police Clearance Certificate Botswana

  • The completed application form.
  • A full set of fingerprint impressions.
  • 3 recent passport-size photographs (without spectacles and cap).
  • Self-attested, colored, scanned, or photocopied of your passports (current and old) and other identity documents.
  • Documentary proof of the last residential address in Botswana.
  • Copy of your residence permit, work permit, appointment letter, or dependent pass
  • Immigration authority letter stating the purpose of the police clearance certificate. 

Remember, you have to authorize someone in Botswana to collect the certificate in person.

Processing Time for Botswana Police Clearance

We will give the original certificate within 30 working days under normal mode of processing. The processing time will increase if you are ever charged by the police.

Processing Fees for Botswana Police Clearance Certificate 

To learn about the applicable processing fees, you can contact our executive. We accept payment through the following modes: account transfer, UPI, and cash. Also, once the processing of your PCC begins, the fee paid is non-refundable.

Botswana PCC Application Status Check

The Criminal Records Bureau, Botswana Police Force, takes around 2 business weeks to process your application if no criminal record is found. However, if, during the check, any criminal record is found, the processing time will increase.

The entire process, from applying for PCC to its status update, is handled by our expert team. And we make sure you receive your certificate at the earliest.

Botswana PCC Authentication and Usage

Once you receive the certificate, properly check all the necessary details and ensure that it is duly signed and stamped by the issuing authority to avoid last-minute chaos. Also, make photocopies of your original PCC for record purposes before submitting.

Botswana Police Certificate Issuing Authority

Criminal Records Bureau

Botswana Police Force

Botswana Embassy Address in New Delhi, India

High Commission of the Republic of Botswana

F8/3, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi,

Delhi 110057

PCC Botswana Validity and Renewal

Certificate Validity Period

A Botswana police clearance certificate remains valid until your next visit to the country, starting from the date of issue as indicated on the certificate. Any additional information regarding the validity, if applicable, will be stated on the certificate itself.

Renewing a Police Clearance Certificate

A fresh certificate is needed to showcase your updated criminal record check history. Therefore, despite having obtained a Botswana police clearance in the past, a complete renewal process is mandatory for future endeavors.

It is important to note that renewal conditions may evolve over time and could vary based on the specific requirements of the organization to which you are submitting the certificate.

To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, it is advisable to seek guidance from an expert who can provide comprehensive details on the current renewal process.

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Q. How do I get a police clearance from Botswana?

A. You can get police clearance from Botswana by visiting the official site of the Criminal Records Bureau, where you can fill out the application form, attach the necessary documents, and submit it along with payment. The processing time can vary, but you will be notified when the certificate is ready for collection.

If you submit yourself, you might make some mistakes that will lead to the rejection of your application. For an error-free process, you can contact us, and our expert will help you go through the entire process without any hassle.

Q. How long does a police clearance take in Botswana?

A. The processing time varies from a few weeks to more, depending on factors such as the workload of the issuing authorities and any additional checks required. For more accurate information, you can check with the Botswana Police Service or the relevant office where you submitted your application.

Q. How to apply for an international PCC online?

A. To apply for an international police clearance certificate online, visit the official website of the relevant law enforcement agency in the country of origin. Create an online account, complete the application form with accurate details, and upload the necessary documents. Pay the fees online and submit the application.

Keep track of the reference number for status updates. Once processed, download the certificate online or follow the instructions for collection. Always verify specific procedures and requirements on the official website for accurate information.

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We regret to inform you that we don't provide PCC for this country but we can help you with fingerprinting process for the same.

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Respected Sir/Ma'am,

Our team is ready to help in getting PCC for the required country, regarding which we will require the following information from your end:

1. Which country PCC you require?

2. How much time have you spent in the country?

3. Have you ever submitted your fingerprints in the country at any point of time?

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