FAQ’s about UK Police Clearance Certificate – Good Conduct Certificate
UK Police Clearance Certificate is also know as Good Conduct Certificate
1) What will you need for obtaining Police Clearance Certificates from the UK?
– Proof of your current address
– A recent passport size color photo
– Passport Copies/travel documents
– Legal documents (POA/authorization letter) if applicable
– Valid Email address.
– Address history of last 10 years
– UK National Insurance and Driving License (if applicable)
2) How to apply for Police Clearance Certificate from UK?
This can be done through online or in person. Application sent via fax or email will not be considered.
3) Who can apply for UK Police Clearance Certificates?
Anyone who has lived or worked in the UK can apply for Police Clearance Certificates.
4) What is the cost involved in obtaining UK Police Clearance Certificate?
Standard application cost is around 45 pounds and duration would require around 10 working days. There is a premium service as well.
5) Countries for which UK Police Clearance Certificate is required?
This certificate can be taken for any country. A Police Certificate is needed if you require a work or residency visa for countries including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cayman Islands, New Zealand, South Africa, UAE and the USA. If you have ever been arrested or convicted of any offense, no matter how long ago it was. It is your responsibility to check with the relevant authority before making an application.
6) Information which will appear on the Police Certificate –
Your full name
Any previous names by which you have been known
Date of birth
The photograph supplied with your application
Your current address
Details of any convictions which are disclosed in accordance with the Retention
Police Clearance Certificate Validity details.
7) Do we need to attest Police Clearance Certificate for use in UAE?
Yes. Police Clearance Certificate has to be attested before we apply for VISA.
If you have any questions regarding Police Certificate, please contact the relevant embassy or High Commission as each has its own regulations and requirements.