How to obtain a police certificate

Bahrain

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

How and where do I obtain one?

If you live in Bahrain
You must apply in person and provide:

  • a letter from the Embassy of Canada requesting the Good Conduct Certificate for the purposes of immigrating to Canada
  • a completed Good Conduct Certificate application form (PS/CID/30); Forms are available from the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID)
  • a copy of the first four pages of your passport
  • a copy of all previous Bahraini resident permits
  • a full set of fingerprints obtained from the local police authority
  • 3 matte photographs with either white or blue background and
  • applicable fees.

Address:

Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID)
P.O. Box 26698, Manama
State of Bahrain
Telephone: 0097317718888
Location: Al Adlia Area

If you live outside Bahrain
You can either:

  • return to Bahrain to apply for the police certificate in person OR
  • apply for the Good Conduct Certificate at the nearest Embassy of Bahrain and provide the following.

The required documents are:

  • a copy of the passport that you used in Bahrain
  • a copy of your old or expired resident visa for Bahrain
  • a copy of your current passport (if applying at a Bahrain embassy or consulate)
  • a copy of your current valid residence permit (if applying at a Bahrain embassy or consulate)
  • 3 matte photographs with a blue background and
  • applicable fees.

You will be given a form to take to the police department for fingerprints.

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