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[2]Useful information and documentation for au pairs and families[2]


Canada Immigration Lawyers

Senegal

Apply to:

Ministry of Justice
Dakar
Senegal

A fee is payable.

Serbia

Apply to your local police authority in Serbia.

Sierra Leone

Apply to:

Ministry of Justice
Freetown
Sierra Leone

Singapore

You must provide a separate Statutory Declaration, in English or in French, stating whether you have been found guilty or convicted of, or charged with, offenses against the law in Singapore.

This Statutory Declaration should also be corroborated by other information attesting to your character.

Slovak Republic

Residents - appy to:

Register Trestov GP SR
Zahradnicka 10
821 08 Bratislava

Non Residents - contact your nearest Slovak or Czech Embassy or Consulate.

A fee is payable.

Slovenia

Apply to your local police authority in Slovenia.

Solomon Islands

Apply to:

Royal Solomon Island Police Headquarters
Attn: CID Officer
P.O. Box G3
Honiara

A fee is payable.

Somalia

Apply to your local police authority in Somalia.

South Africa

Apply to:

The Commissioner
Criminal Bureau
Security Branch
South African Police
Private Bag 308
Pretoria 0001
Republic of South Africa

The application must be in writing. You should provide:

  • fee
  • full names
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • complete set of fingerprints

Applicants who are resident in the UK - write for advice to:

The Consul-General
South African Embassy
Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 5DP

Spain

Certificates can be obtained: in Madrid - from the:

Ministry of Justice
Central Registry of Convictions
San Bernardo
21 28015 Madrid

outside Madrid - from your local police.

outside Spain - through a Spanish Consulate.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan nationals:

Inspector-General of Police
General Police Headquarters
Fort, Colombo 1
Sri Lanka

St Christopher and Nevis

Apply to:

Police Headquarters
P.O. Box 189
Basseterre
St Kitts

You should provide:

  • full name
  • birth certificate
  • mother's full name

A fee is payable.

St Lucia

Apply to:

Commissioner of Police
Police Headquarters
Bridge Street
Castries
St Lucia

You should provide:

  • date of birth
  • addresses
  • a full set of fingerprints
  • two photographs

A fee is payable.

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Apply to:

Commissioner of Police
Police Headquarters
St Vincent
St Vincent and the Grenadines

You should provide two photographs, one of which must be notarized.

A fee is payable.

Surinam

Apply to:

District Governor of Paramarebo
Klaina Combeweg
Paramarebo
Surinam

You should provide:

  • your birth certificate
  • two photographs

A fee is payable.

Swaziland

Aplly to:

Commissioner of Police
P.O. Box 49
Mbabane
Swaziland

You should provide:

  • full personal details
  • a set of fingerprints certified by your local police

Sweden

Apply to:

Rikspolisstyrelsen
Rikspolisregistraturet
P.O. Box 12236
S102 26 Stockholm
Sweden

You should provide a Swedish "personbevis" or a photocopy of your passport.

A fee is payable.

Switzerland

Apply to:

Schweizerisches Zentralpolizeiburo
3003 Berne
Switzerland

You should provide full personal details and particulars of your residence in Switzerland.

Swiss nationals -forward evidence of identification in the form of an Identity Card, passport, family book.

Non-Swiss nationals - forward Identity Card, residence permit or passport. Swiss Embassies or Consulates will certify sighting of documents if you are not prepared to send documents overseas.

A fee is payable.

Syria

Syrian nationals:

The Directorate of Judicial
Information
Penal Certificates Section
Surete-General
Damascus
Syria

You should provide proof of identity (usually your Identity Card.)

A fee is payable.

Taiwan

A fee is payable.

Taipei or Kaohsiung Municipal Police Headquarters or the Taiwan Provincial Police Headquarters.

Applicants who have their household registered in Taipei City or Kaohsiung City should apply to the appropriate Municipal Police headquarters.

Applicants who have their household registered elsewhere should apply to the relevant provincial Police headquarters.

A fee is payable.

Tanzania

Apply to:

Identification Bureau
Fingerprint Branch
Ministry of Home Affairs
P.O. Box 9094
Dar Es Salaam
Tanzania

You should provide:

  • full personal details
  • a set of fingerprints certified by local authorities

A fee is payable.

Thailand

Apply to:

The Commissioner
Royal Thai Police Department
Rama I Road, Pratumwan
Bangkok 10330

Applications in Thailand - you should provide:

  • a passport
  • two passport size photographs
  • house registration (Thai nationals only)
  • military exemption certificate (Thai males only)

Overseas applications - you should provide:

  • a copy of your passport or travel document certified at a Thai Embassy or Consulate
  • two passport size photographs
  • three sets of fingerprints (contact your local police station)

You need to make your own arrangements to send the certificate to, or collect it from, the Thai Police Department.

Togo

Apply to:

Ministry of Justice
Lome
Togo

Tonga

Apply to:

Office of the Minister for Police
P.O. Box 8
Nuku'alofa
Tonga

A fee is payable.

Trinidad & Tobago

Applicants in Trinidad & Tobago - apply in person at the nearest police station in the district in which you reside.

Applicants applying from overseas -forward the following to the nearest Trinidad & Tobago Embassy, High Commission or Consulate:

  • a set of fingerprints, certified by your local police authorities
  • copies of your identification or social security card
  • copies of the first four pages of your passport
  • the address(es) at which you resided in Trinidad & Tobago

A fee is payable.

Tunisia

Apply to:

The Ministry of the Interior
Tunisia

Turkey

Turkish nationals:

Adalet Bakanligi
Adli Sicil Istatistik Genel Mudurlugu
Tuna Cad. No 10
Yenisehir
Ankara
Turkey

You will need to provide your identity card.

Non-Turkish nationals who have been resident in Turkey:

Emniyet Genel Mudurlugu
Yabancilar Daire Baskanligi
Ilkadim Cad. No 89
06100 Dikmen
Ankara
Turkey

You should provide your identity card.

A fee may be payable.

Turks and Caicos Islands

Apply to:

Commissioner of Police
Grand Turk
Turks and Caicos Islands

You should provide:

  • a full set of fingerprints
  • one photograph
  • a letter with personal particulars (eg, name, date and place of birth, etc)

Tuvalu

Apply to:

Office of Commissioner of Police
Funafuti

A fee is payable.

Uganda

Apply to:

CID Headquarters
P.O. Box 2793
Kampala
Uganda

Ukraine

Apply to your local police authority.

United Arab Emirates

Apply to:

Ministry of Interior
Dubai: Criminal Investigation Department
Dubai Police General Headquarters
Abu Dhabi: General Police Directorate
Criminal Investigation Section
Sharjah: Sharjah Police

Other Emirates: check with your local police department.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

You are legally entitled to gain access to information about yourself under section 21 of the Data Protection Act 1998.

You need to request a Person Record: Prosecution/Criminal History.

Enquiries can be directed through your local police station to:

National Identification Service
Rm 1229
Metro Police Service
London SW1 H0BG

Note: If you are resident, or have been previously resident, in Scotland, ask your local police station for a Scottish Criminal Record Office subject access request. A Scottish Police Clearance constitutes a Clearance for Scotland only, unless the Clearance states that the 'Police national computer' has been accessed, in which case the Clearance will constitute a Police Clearance for the whole of the United Kingdom.

A fee is payable.

United States of America

Apply in writing for an FBI identification record to the:

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Attn: Identification Division
1000 Custer Hollow Road
Clarksburgh, West Virginia, 26306
United States of America

You should provide:

  • satisfactory proof of your identity
  • a processing fee
  • full names
  • date and place of birth
  • a set of rolled ink fingerprint impressions placed upon a fingerprint card or form commonly used by law enforcement agencies

The FBI will tell you the amount of the fee. In Canada, some police offices and some security firms provide a fingerprinting service.

For applicants in the United States of America:

You must go to your local Police Station to complete an;

  • "Applicant Card" and have your fingerprints taken.
  • "Applicant Cards" may be obtained through your State Police or Federal Bureau of Investigation or calling, (304) 625 5590 and selecting Option #3.

Once your fingerprints have been taken you then send this card to the FBI and request a copy of your record listing together with the following:

  • The letter from CSIC requesting your Police Certificate
  • Your full name, your date of birth and place of birth
  • Fee US$18 (must be a certified cheque or money order payable to the US Treasury)

The Address is:

Federal Bureau of Investigation Headquarters
C.J.I.S. Division.
Attn. Scu, Mod. D2
1000 Custer Hollow Road
Clarksburg
WV26306
USA

For applicants living in Canada, you can obtain the assistance of a private firm International Fingerprinting Services Canada Ltd. For further information you may visit http://www.ifs.ca.

Vanuatu

Apply to:

Commissioner of Police
Private Mail Bag 014
Port Vila
Vanuatu

You should provide:

  • details of previous residence and employment in Vanuatu
  • full personal details (full names, including any changes of name, date and place of birth) and your current address

The Police will release details directly to you.

A fee is payable.

Venezuela

A Good Conduct Certificate is issued by the Parish in which you reside in Venezuela.

Vietnam

Apply at the Department of Justice in the province or city in which you are registered as resident.

Virgin Islands (British)

Apply to:

Chief of Police
P.O. Box 64
Road Town
British Virgin Islands

You should provide an affidavit with the following passport details:

  • full name
  • place and date (day, month, year) of issue
  • renewal date (if renewed)
  • citizenship
  • date of birth

A fee is payable.

Wallis & Futuna

Refer to "France" for instructions.

Yemen

Apply to:

Director General of Criminal Investigation
Ministry of Interior and Security
(General Administration & Criminal Investigation)
Sana'a

Yugoslavia (former republics)

A police certificate is obtainable from each local police authority.

Zaire

Apply to your local police authority in Zaire.

Zambia

Apply to:

Zambia Police
CID
P.O. Box 50104
Ridgeway
Lusaka
Zambia

You should provide:

  • two photographs
  • a set of police certified fingerprints of all fingers and thumbs
  • dates and addresses of all places of residence in Zambia

A fee is payable.

Zimbabwe

Apply to:

CID,
Cnr 10th St & Josiah Chinamano Ave
P.O. Box CY 683Causeway
Harare
Zimbabwe
or any Zimbabwean overseas mission.

You should provide:

  • your full name
  • your date and place of birth
  • any previous names, dates and addresses during residence in Zimbabwe.
  • 2 copies of finger print form (obtained from any commercial printer) with your finger prints on (any police station will do this)
  • a fee is payable

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