Police Clearance Certificate or Criminal Record is an official document that is issued by the Department of Justice of Cape Verde, Praia-Cape Verde. The department of Justice, Praia-Cape Verde (government agency) to enumerate any criminal records that the applicant may or may not have. These clearances are sometimes referred to as “Certificate of Criminal Record”. These certificates must be valid at the time of issuance of the visa or other immigration permit. The Direction for the Department of Justice at Praia-Cape Verde certifying the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde. Documentary proof of stay is to be provided. First Entry and Last Exit date STAMP is also required. All pages of VISA (Colour Copy). Applicants that have lived in Cape Verde for more than 6 months at any time should obtain a Police Clearance Certificate.
You will have to write a letter to Department of Justice of Cape Verde stating that you require a PCC and that you are authorizing our organization to collect it on your behalf. The applicant should furnish his or her full name, date and place of birth, and place and period of all residences in the Cape Verde, including full addresses. Applicant must apply with Completed Application Form (Personal Particular) provided by our Organization for Police Clearance Certificate. The Department of Justice would requires an attestation letter that proofs you have been lived in Cape Verde; such period as claimed. The General Direction for the Administration of Justice, takes 4 months to process the application if no criminal record found. The certificate will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in the application.
We will give the original Police Clearance Certificate within 3 to 4 months. (The processing time will increases if a person was ever charged by the police)
Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.
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