How to obtain a police certificate - Honduras

Do I need to provide a police certificate when applying for permanent residence?
Yes.

How and where do I obtain one?
A Constancia de Antecedentes Policiales may be obtained from the Dirección General de Investigación Criminal (DGIC) in Comayaguela, which will cover the whole country (those issued by the DGIC in San Pedro Sula cover the San Pedro Sula region only). Certificates must be requested in person or through a lawyer with notarized authorization. Nationals and residents of Honduras must present their original and one photocopy of their identification document. Foreigners must present their original and one photocopy of their passport.

Dirección General de Investigación Criminal (DGIC)
Barrió Villa Adela
5 Ave, 17 y 18 Calle
Comayaguela, D.C., Honduras

Telephone: 225-2410

Court certificates (Juzgados de lo Penal) are issued by the Poder Judicial. Applicants must apply in person or send a representative to apply on their behalf with the applicant’s identification card and proof of payment of the processing fee f, payable through the Banco Atlantida. Non-citizens must present a copy of their passport and proof of payment.

Poder Judicial
Barrio la Granja
Boulevard Comunidad Económica Europea
Comayaguela, M.D.C., Honduras

Telephone: 225-5196

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