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Police Clearance Certificate or Police Character Certificate is issued by The Ministry of Justice, Madagascar is a document issued by the Department of Madagascar certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the Nigerian Police Force and is also required as part of the visa process by the respective high commission or embassy. A person applying for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is required to state the period of stay in Nigeria. Documentary proof of legal stay and first entry, last exit date of the stamp is also required. It is issued to any individual who resides for more than 6 months in Nigeria.

 Procedure of Getting Clearance Certificate

In order to obtain a Police Clearance Certificate from Madagascar, the applicant required to write a letter stating the requirement of PCC and why PCC is being requested. The applicant must apply with the completed application form (all sections) in block letters with a black pen. Obtained a complete set of 10 fingerprint impressions taken by a qualified fingerprint officer at our lab. The applicant should send a written disclosure request to the Madagascar embassy. The applicant should furnish his or her full name, date and place of birth, period, and place of all residences including full addresses. The certificates will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in the application.

 Documents required for PCC

  1. Recent colored passport size the photograph should be borderless with white background
  2. Fully completed application form (personal particular)
  3. A covering letter is required which states the purpose for which PCC is being requested
  4. Certified copy of your work permit/appointment letter/dependent pass etc. is also required by the applicant
  5. Certified copy of Nigerian identity card (if applicable)
  6. A set of applicant’s fingerprint impressions. The applicant must submit a set of his/her fingerprint impressions duly attested by our organization
  7. Certified copy of applicant’s passport visa page
  8. A detailed covering letter stating the period of stay in Madagascar and the need for the said certificate
  9. Two proofs of your current address showing both applicant’s name and current address
  10. A copy of passport (biodata page and entry and departure stamps from Madagascar, and Madagascar visas or evidence of lawful stay if the applicant is not a Madagascar national)

Processing Time

Applicable time depends on the processing of application.(Processing time can be up to 4 months if a person was ever charged by the police).

Processing Fee

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

Police Certificate Issuing Authority

Le Procureur General
Pres de la Cour d’ Appel

Address of Embassy in India

Embassy of Madagascar
781, Nikka Singh Block,
Asian Games Village Complex,
South Delhi, New Delhi -110049

Check-list of Documents

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

  1. Application form (fully completed)
  2. Recent passport size photographs
  3. Authorization letter for our organization
  4. All copies of the document must be certified
  5. Two proofs of current address showing both name and address
  6. Processing fee for the application
  7. If Madagascar issued any Identity card