How to obtain a police certificate – Cambodia

Do I need to provide a Police Certificate with my Application for Permanent Residence? Yes

Name of document(s) to get: Bulletin of Criminal Record

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Cambodia:

If you live in Cambodia:

You should apply at the Ministry of Justice (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Cambodia:

You can authorize someone to apply for the Police Certificate on your behalf. You should complete an authorization form (a sample of the form is available at the Criminal Office at the Ministry of Justice). The completed form can be submitted at the Criminal Office.

If you are not a citizen of Cambodia:

If you live in Cambodia:

You should apply at the Ministry of Justice (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Cambodia:

You can authorize someone to apply for the Police Certificate on your behalf. You should complete an authorization form (a sample of the form is available at the Criminal Office at the Ministry of Justice). The completed form can be submitted at the Criminal Office.

Information and documents you need:

  • Valid passport and visa
  • Home and work addresses
  • Applicable fees

A Residence Certification Letter from the commune (sangkat) office is required when applying for a Police Certificate. This is obtained from the local commune (sangkat) office where you reside/resided while in Cambodia.

Special notes and considerations

Do I need to provide a Police Certificate for Express Entry?

Yes. If you are Invited to Apply (ITA) for Permanent Residence, you need to upload a police certificate in your Electronic Application for Permanent Residence (e-APR). Please follow the instructions above to get your police certificate.

Note: CIC will not accept police certificates sent by mail for Express Entry applications.

Ministry of Justice
#240 Sothearos Blvd., Phnom Penh,
Cambodia
Phone: (855)23 360327 / 363204 / 360421 / 360329 / 212693
Fax: (855)23 364119
E-Mail: moj@cambodia.gov.kh

Date Modified: