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

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.

Federal Public Service Justice
DG Organisation judiciaire
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

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