The Certificate of Criminal Records or Police Clearance Certificate confirms whether you have a criminal record or not. Police Clearance Certificate is a document that is issued by the Local Police Stations where you resided in Montenegro, certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the Montenegro, and is also required when a person applies for an immigration status to other countries. In Montenegro, the criminal record information is maintained at the Police Record Departments. Person applying for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) are required to state the period of stay in Montenegro. 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 Montenegro.
In Montenegro, there is no central repository of criminal records. You will have to write a letter to Montenegro Police Department of the area where you resided in Montenegro, stating that you require a PCC and that you are authorizing our organization to collect it on your behalf .You should send a written disclosure request to Local Police Station. Full set of fingerprints of both the hands obtained from the applicant’s at our lab on prescribed fingerprint form, certified by our official stamp of our organisation. The applicant should furnish his or her full name, date and place of birth, place and period of all residences in the Montenegro, including full addresses. Applicant must apply with Completed Application Form (Personal Particular) provided by our Organization for Certificate of Criminal Record. The completed Application form should be submitted at the Our Organization. The Department of Police Force (Special Records office) in Montenegro takes 2 to 3 weeks 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. In case you need it urgently through expedited services, our Organization then forward it to you, via courier, at an additional cost within 15 days.
Processing time is reportedly a maximum of 15 to 20 working days under regular service at the mentioned address (
Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.
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