Background Check Information or Police Clearance Certificate is an official document that is issued by “The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation Identification Department” is responsible for processing fingerprint based background checks. These background checks are processed one of two ways. You will have to write a letter to stating that you require a PCC and that you are authorizing the organisation to collect it on your behalf. The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation Identification Department, certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the South Dakota Criminal Investigation Division, and is also required when a person applies for an immigration status to other countries. Person applying for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is required to state the period of stay in South Dakota. It is issued to any individual who resides for more than 6 months in South Dakota.
In order to obtain Background Check Information from South Dakota. You should send a written disclosure request to The South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation Identification Department. The applicant will then complete the sections appropriate to him or her, and submit the form. You have to fill the prescribed application form in all sections completed in BLOCK CAPITALS with black ink. 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 your completed application form. The applicant should furnish his or her full name, date and place of birth, and place and period of all residences in South Dakota, including full addresses. An individual may authorize a representative, to apply for a Background Check Information in person on their behalf. An authorized representative must be provided with a letter of authorisation, which includes details of the address to which the certificate will be sent, and a copy of the subject’s identification document (e.g. his/her passport).
Documents required for Police Clearance Certificate
We will give the original Police Clearance Certificate within 2 weeks. (The processing time will increases if a person was ever charged by the police)
Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.
Police Certificate Issuing Authority
Office of Attorney General
The Division of Criminal Investigation
1302 E. Highway 14, Suite 5
Pierre, SD 57501-8505
U.S. Embassy,, Consular Section,
Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021
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