How to Get a Police Certificate – Turkey

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

Name of document(s) to get: Police Certificate

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Turkey:

If you live in Turkey:

You should apply at the General Prosecutor’s Office (branches located in each city).

If you live outside of Turkey:

You should apply at your nearest Turkish Embassy or mail a request to the Turkish Republic Ministry of Justice General Directory of Criminal Records Central Office in Ankara:

Turkiye Cumhuriyeti
Adalet Bakanligi
Adli Sicil Genel Mudurlugu
Tuna Caddesi
No. 10
Ankara

If you are not a citizen of Turkey:

If you live in Turkey:

You should apply at the General Prosecutor’s Office (branches located in each city).

If you live outside of Turkey:

You should apply at your nearest Turkish Embassy or mail a request to the Turkish Republic Ministry of Justice General Directory of Criminal Records Central Office in Ankara:

Turkiye Cumhuriyeti
Adalet Bakanligi
Adli Sicil Genel Mudurlugu
Tuna Caddesi
No. 10
Ankara

Information and documents you need:

  • Birth certificate (or passport, if you are not a citizen of Turkey)
  • 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.

We will not accept police certificates sent by mail for Express Entry applications.

The police certificate must include the results of a search of “archived” records

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