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A Police Clearance Certificate or Judicial Record Card is issued by the Department of Justice, Vietnam. Judicial record information on previous criminal convictions, which means information about an individual who has been convicted, his or her crime and applicable articles and clauses of law, principal and additional penalties, civil obligations in the criminal judgment, and court fees.

A Judicial Record Card is a certificate issued by the Provincial Justice Department that may hold information about you in relation to criminal convictions while residing in Vietnam. In Vietnam, criminal record information is maintained at the Provincial Justice Department. PCC certifies that you have never taken part in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the Vietnam Police Force. 

It is also required when you apply for immigration, study, or work purposes in other countries. While applying for a police clearance certificate from Vietnam, you are required to state the period of your stay in Vietnam, provide documentary proof of stay, the first entry and last exit date stamp, along with all pages of the visa (color copy). It is issued to anyone who spends more than six months in Vietnam.

How to Get a Police Clearance Certificate from Vietnam?

You will have to write a letter to the Vietnam High Commission Embassy stating that you require a PCC and that you are authorizing our organization to collect it on your behalf. These clearances are sometimes referred to as “Certificate of Good conduct” or “Judicial Record Card”. 

You must apply with a completed prescribed application form (personal particulars) provided by our organization for a police clearance certificate. You should send a written disclosure request to the Vietnam Embassy in the country where you are currently residing. 

You should also furnish your full name, date with place of birth, and place with the time period of all residences in Vietnam, including full addresses. We will contact you once we have received the certificate from the Vietnam Embassy. The certificate will be posted to the address indicated by you in the application. The Department of Justice in Vietnam takes 2 weeks to process the application if no criminal record is found. The police clearance certificate should also be authenticated by the Vietnam Embassy.

Application Process for Vietnamese Police Clearance Certificate

To obtain a police clearance certificate from Vietnam, follow these steps:

  • Contact our executive and schedule an appointment.
  • Visit our Delhi head office or the respective state branch office during working hours.
  • Bring the mentioned valid documents.
  • Complete the application form provided at the office.
  • Give your fingerprint impressions on a fingerprint card.
  • Pay the applicable fees using the available payment methods.
  • Submit the completed form and required documents to the designated officer.
  • Collect the acknowledgment receipt with the specified date for certificate collection.
  • Return on the assigned date to collect your police clearance certificate or get it delivered at your doorstep.

Documents Required for PCC Vietnam

  • The completed application form (personal particulars).
  • A full set of fingerprint impressions with our official stamp.
  • Three recent passport-size photographs with white background and without spectacles and cap.
  • A copy of the passport and the residence permit issued by the General Directorate of Nationality, in the Kingdom of Vietnam.
  • A detailed covering letter stating the period of stay in Vietnam and need for the police certificate.
  • Copies of the first three data pages of your passport, as well as the pages containing Vietnam visas, along with entry and departure stamps.
  • A copy of your new passport if applicable.

Processing Time for Vietnam Police Clearance

We will give you the original police clearance certificate within 2 to 3 weeks. The processing time will increase if you are ever charged by the police.

Processing Fees for Police Certificate Vietnam

To learn about the applicable processing fees, you can contact our executive. We accept payment through the following modes: account transfer, UPI, and cash. Also, once the processing of your PCC begins, the fee paid is non-refundable.

Vietnam PCC Status Check

The standard processing time for your Vietnamese police clearance application is typically 2 to 3 weeks if no criminal record is found. However, charges against you may extend this duration. If you opt for our services, we will make every effort to expedite the processing of your PCC and provide timely updates on the progress of your application.

Vietnam PCC Authentication and Usage

Once you receive the certificate, properly check all the necessary details and ensure that it is duly signed and stamped by the issuing authority to avoid last-minute chaos. Also, make photocopies of your original PCC for record purposes before submitting.

Police Certificate Issuing Authority

Ministry of Justice

60, 58-60 Tran Phu Street, Ba Dinh District,

Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam Embassy Address in New Delhi, India

Vietnam Embassy

17, Kautilya Marg, Chanakya Puri, Malcha,

New Delhi, Delhi 110021

Vietnam PCC Validity

Certificate Validity Period

A Vietnamese police clearance certificate remains valid until your next visit to the country, starting from the date of issuance as indicated on the certificate. Additional details regarding its validity will be stated on the certificate.

Renewing a Police Clearance Certificate

A current certificate is required to showcase your current criminal record and background check history. Even if you already have a PCC, you must undergo the entire application process again. Also, the renewal terms may change over time. So, it is recommended to consult an expert for updated information. 

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Q. Which documents do you need for your police check in Vietnam?

A. All the necessary document checklists have been mentioned above. However, we recommend you consult us before applying for the latest updates.

Q. How to get a criminal record check from Vietnam?

A. To obtain a Criminal Record Check from Vietnam, visit their official website. Complete the application form, provide the necessary documents, and pay the prescribed fee. You will be notified once the processing is complete.

Queries by Applicants

Respected Sir/Madam,

Although we do not provide Police Clearance Certificates for this particular country, we are more than willing to assist you with the fingerprinting process. If you need our support, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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