Criminal Record Certificate or Certificado de Antecedentes Penales details whether or not the applicant has a criminal record in the Cuba and is required as part of the visa process by the respective high commission or embassy. Criminal Record Certificate is a document that is issued by the Office Criminal History Registry, Central Office in Havana, certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the Cuban Police Force, and is also required when a person applies for an immigration status to other countries. Person applying for Criminal Record Certificate are required to state the period of stay in Cuba. Documentary proof of stay is to be provided. It is issued to any individual who resides more than 6 months in Cuba.
You will have to write a letter to Cuban embassy stating that you require a Criminal Record Certificate and that you are authorizing our organization to collect it on your behalf. These clearances are sometimes referred to as “Certificado de Antecedentes Penales ” or “Criminal Record Certificate”. Applicant must apply with Completed Prescribed Application Form (Personal Particular) provided by our organization for Criminal Record Certificate. The certificates will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in the application. The Office Criminal History Registry, Central Office in Havana take 2 months to process the application if no criminal record found and after that they send the certified Criminal Record Certificate (hard copy) via regular mail. We will contact you once we have received the certificate from concerned authority.
The current processing time for getting the Criminal Record Certificate from Cuba is 2 months (The processing time will increases if a person was ever charged by the police)
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