How to Get a Police Certificate - Papua New Guinea

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

Name of document(s) to get: Police Clearance Certificate

How to get a Police Certificate

If you are a citizen of Papua New Guinea

If you live in Papua New Guinea:

You should apply by mail. Application forms are available at local police stations and should be returned to the National Criminal Records Office (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Papua New Guinea:

You should apply by mail. Application forms are available at local police stations and should be returned to the National Criminal Records Office (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you are not a citizen of Papua New Guinea

If you live in Papua New Guinea:

You should apply by mail. Application forms are available at local police stations and should be returned to the National Criminal Records Office (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Papua New Guinea:

You should apply by mail. Application forms are available at local police stations and should be returned to the National Criminal Records Office (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).

Information and documents you need

  • Applicable fees

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.

It is possible it will take longer than 60 days to process a police certificate request. If you require a police certificate, you must apply immediately upon receipt of your Invitation to Apply.

National Criminal Records Office
Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary
P.O. Box 85
Konedobu, NCD

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