How to Get a Police Certificate - Belgium

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

Name of document(s) to get: Criminal record check (uittreksel uit het strafregister)

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Belgium:

If you live in Belgium:

You must send a personal written request by e-mail, mail or fax to the Federal Public Service Justice (See Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Belgium:

You must send a personal written request by e-mail, mail or fax to the Federal Public Service Justice (See Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you are not a citizen of Belgium:

If you live in Belgium:

You must send a personal written request by e-mail, mail or fax to the Federal Public Service Justice (See Special notes and considerations for complete address).

If you live outside of Belgium:

You must send a personal written request by e-mail, mail or fax to the Federal Public Service Justice (See Special notes and considerations for complete address).

Information and documents you need:

  • Full name
  • Copy of identification (identity card, passport or residence card for foreigners)
  • Date and place of birth
  • Complete address
  • Reason for the request (eg. Immigration purposes)
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

Federal Public Service Justice
Federal Public Service Justice
Service du Casier judiciaire central
115 Waterloo Boulevard
1000 Brussels, Belgium

Email: cjc-csr@just.fgov.be

Tel.: +32 (0)2.552.27.47 (information in French)
+32 (0)2.552.27.48 (information in Dutch)
Fax: +32 (0)2.552.27.82

Fax : 00-376 867 676
Email: tcorts@justicia.ad

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