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Expert fingerprinting services for smooth African Republic Police Clearance. Quick, accurate, and convenient process for reliable results with ease.


The police clearance certificate confirms whether you have a criminal record or not. Police Clearance Certificate is a document that is issued by the (Criminal Records Centre) South African Police Service (SAPS) in Pretoria, certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the South African Police, 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 South Africa. 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 South Africa.

Procedure of Getting Clearance Certificate

You need to provide a filled completed application from for a Police Clearance Certificate. Full set of fingerprints of both the hands obtained from the applicant’s at our lab on South African Police fingerprint form SAPS 91(a), certified by our Lab. The completed application form with other supporting documents are directly forwarded to South African Police Service (Criminal Records Centre), in Pretoria. The SAPS (Criminal Records Centre) take 3-4 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.

Documents required for PCC

  1. The application form or letter containing the information of applicant
  2. Full set of fingerprints of both the hands obtained from the applicant’s local police station or a reputable commercial fingerprinting service on South African Police fingerprint form SAPS 91(a)
  3. Self-attested photocopies of your passports
  4. Two recent passport size photographs
  5. Completed Application Form (Personal Particular)
  6. A detailed covering letter stating the period of stay in South Africa and need for the said certificate

Processing Time

We will give the original certificate in 3 to 4 weeks at the mentioned address. The processing time will increases if a person was ever charged by the police. For security and privacy reasons this process is unable to enquire on the progress of applications with the South African Police Service.

Processing Fee

Applicable Fee.

Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.

Police Certificate Issuing Authority

The Head of the South African Criminal Record Centre
(For attention: Police Clearance Certificates) BOTHONGO PLAZA WEST BUILDING
CRC Client Service Centre
1st Floor, Room 14 271
Schoeman Street, PRETORIA
South Africa, 0002

Address of Embassy in India

Check-list of Documents

Before leaving our office please verify the check-list that documents in order-

  1. An application, consisting of the written request for police clearance certificate
  2. Prescribed Original Fingerprint Form (or a similar fingerprint form) duly attested by our lab
  3. Two Photographs
  4. The application, copy of ID document/passport
  5. Photocopies of Two Identification Documents
  6. Processing fees for application

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