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 resides for more than 6 months in Kenya.
In order to obtain a police clearance certificate from Kenya, the applicant should write an application letter explaining why a 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 a 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.
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)
Applicable fee with processing charges.
Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.
Criminal Investigations Department, Kenya
Kenya High Commission
34, Paschimi Marg
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