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RealScan Biometrics provides fingerprinting services using advanced technology for background checks, identity verification, and legal documentation. Our Delhi-based agency specializes in fingerprinting solutions for visas, immigration, police clearance certificates, and work or study abroad needs adhering strictly to legal standards.

We take high-quality, clear, and smudge-proof fingerprints for Malawi police clearance certificate on original fingerprint cards using rolled and flat techniques accepted by law enforcement agencies globally. 

Note: We only do fingerprinting for Malawi PCCs. For reference, below is an overview of how to get a police clearance certificate from Malawi.


Police Clearance Certificate is issued by the Criminal Investigation Department, Malawi. The Malawi criminal records search will report crimes and offenses. Centralized criminal records covering Malawi are maintained at the Criminal Investigation Department. The Malawi police issues certificate upon application and submission of declaration and indicate whether a criminal record exists or not. There may be applicable fees for this service. The person applying for PCC is required to state the period of stay in Malawi. Documentary proof of stay is to be provided. Copy of all pages of visa with the entry and departure stamps are to be provided.

Procedure of Getting Clearance Certificate from Malawi

The applicant should send a written disclosure request to the Criminal Investigation Department of Malawi where the applicant is currently residing. The applicant should furnish all the details including his or her full name, date and place of birth, period, and place of all residences in Malawi. Including full address. The police authorities would require an attested letter from the embassy that states applicants have been lived in Malawi, such period as claimed. The applicant has to fill the prescribed form (all sections) completed in capital letters with black ink only. Obtained a complete set of 10 fingerprint impressions taken by a qualified fingerprint officer at authorized agency laboratory. Then the certificate will be posted to the forwarding officer as indicated by the applicants in the application.

Documents Required for Malawi Police Clearance Certificate

  • Recent colored passport size photographs with white background
  • Certified copy of work permit/dependent pass
  • A self-explanatory letter stating the purpose for which the Police Clearance Certificate is requested
  • A detailed covering letter or Document proofs of the period of legal stay in Malawi and needs for the said certificate
  • Copy of identity cards (passport, driving license, or any similar document used for identification purpose
  • Copy of all pages of the passport (old and current) as well the Malawi visa, entry and departure STAMPS
  • A set of applicant fingerprint impressions (ten prints). the applicant must submit a fingerprint impression which is duly attested by authorized agency
  • Two proofs of your current address

Processing Time for Malawi Police Clearance

Applicable time is taken by the respective authority to process the application. (Processing time will increases if a person was ever charged by the police).

Processing Fee for Malawi PCC

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

Malawi Police Certificate Issuing Authority

Officer of the Inspector General

Malawi Police

Private Bag 305

Capital City

Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Malawi Embassy Address in Delhi, India

Malawi High Commission

C6/11 Vasant Vihar

New Delhi 110057

Check-list of Documents for Police Certificate Malawi

  • Recent colored passport size photographs
  • Authorization letter
  • Copy of work permit/dependent pass etc.
  • Certified copy of all pages of passport
  • Malawi identity card (if applicable)
  • Documentary proof of legal stay in Malawi
  • Letter stating the requirement of PCC

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