Police Clearance Certificate is issued by the Ministry of Interior, Sao Tome which states that whether a person has previous convictions recorded against him/her. This clearance check is used when criminal clearance is required for a candidate for one of many countries where access to criminal records are restricted for third party entities. This is the best practice process requires the candidate to obtain their official Criminal Clearance Certificate and present it validation and authentication. Person applying for PCC are required to state the period of legal stay in Sao Tome and also required to write a letter states the reason of PCC requirement.
In order to obtain a Police Clearance Certificate from Sao Tome, applicant required to fill the prescribed application form in all sections completed in block letters. Obtained a complete set of 10 fingerprint impressions taken by a qualified fingerprint officer at our lab. The original of the fingerprints must be posted with completed application form. The applicant should furnish his or her name, date and place of birth, period and places of all residences. Applicant must apply with completed application form (personal particular) provided at our lab for PCC. The certificate will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in application.
Documents required for PCC
It may take 10-15 days for processing of the application.
Processing time will increases if a person was ever charged by the police.
Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.
Office of Civil Registry (Conservation do
Ministry of Interior
Embassy of Sao Tome
Check-list of Documents
Before leaving our office please verify checklist that documents should be in the following order:-