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Dominican Republic - Obtain Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of No Judicial Records)

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Procedure[edit]

Applying process in Dominican Republic for citizen and non citizens.

a. Apply In-Person
  1. Police Clearance Certificate can be applied at the office of the Prosecutor General throughout the country.
  2. Link for contact: link
  3. Please follow the above link to get the respective office address.
  4. Go to the respective office. Don’t forget to take the required copy of documents along with originals to the office.
  5. Please follow as per authorities guidelines and submit the completed application along with documents. Applicant should pay for any charges, if required as advised.
  6. This application will be processed by respective department.
  7. The certificate can be collected from the office where applicant applied in-person or will be delivered through mail upon notification or issued as per norms.


Applying process – overseas for citizens and non citizens.

a. Applying process
  1. Applicant can contact the office of the Prosecutor General to get the information for applying procedure.
  2. Link for contact: link
  3. Address:
Procuraduria General de la Republica Dominicana,
Centro de Atencion al Ciudadano, Av Maximo Gomez,
21, Esq Bolivar, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,
Phone 809 533 3522 (ext3028)
email: [email protected]/Web: www.procuraduria.gov.do
  • Please follow the guidelines of the authorities to apply and obtain the certificate.


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Required Documents[edit]

Country specific

  • Valid identity document (identity card, passport, driving license).
  • Valid passport.
  • A photocopy of both sides of your Dominican national identification card (cédula)


Foreign national

  • A copy of your passport while living in Dominican Republic.
  • A copy of your permit of stay in Dominican Republic, passport number and place of issue as well.
  • Proofs of legal stay (copy of passport held during the said period with respective stamp and seal).


In general

  • Application form
  • Valid citizen proof with photo (respective ID’s issued by respective nation).
  • Email ID (useful to communicate issues with respect to your application)
  • A self-addressed envelope with or without stamps (as required).
  • Valid contact number (applicant can be communicated)
  • Passport-size photos.
  • Birth certificate (as per requirement).



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Procuraduria General de la Republica Dominicana,
Centro de Atencion al Ciudadano,
Av Maximo Gomez #21, Esq Bolivar,
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,
Phone 809 533 3522 (ext3028)
email: [email protected]
Website: www.procuraduria.gov.do


Contacts: link and link2


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Eligibility[edit]

  • Applicant with valid passport and a valid address proof.
  • Age: 16 years and above. In case of minors, the application must be submitted by the parent exercising parental authority, if the minor has not turned 16 years.
  • The current address of the applicant must be same as in the passport and other supporting documents.
  • Applicants who are in need of residential status, employment or long term visa or for immigration to a foreign nation.


Fees[edit]

  • 330 Dominican pesos.
  • Fee/charge varies for case to case. Updated fee requirement will be provided by respective authorities while applying.



Validity[edit]

Validity norms vary from country to country.



Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • One day process.
  • Processing time varies with respect to the country from where applied.


Related Videos[edit]


Dominican Republic - Obtain a Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of No Judicial Records, PCC)


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Instructions[edit]

You need to provide a police clearance certificate for Canadian immigration from Dominican Republic.

Local Request You should provide a photocopy of both sides of your Dominican national identification card (cdula); a valid passport; one passport-size photograph; and the applicable fees paid through direct deposit in any office of Banco del Reservas. Foreign residents or former residents should provide a resident card; a photocopy of their passport; and the applicable fees paid through direct deposit in any office of Banco del Reservas.

Non-Resident Requests You should contact the office of the Prosecutor General (Procuradura General de la Republica Dominicana) for instructions.



Required Information[edit]

  • Full Name
  • Father's Name
  • Mother's Name
  • Hometown / City
  • Nationality
  • Date of Birth
  • Residential address
  • Neighborhood
  • Town
  • Phone



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Need for the Document[edit]

A police certificate is an official document issued by police or government agency of a country to enumerate any criminal records that the applicant may or may not have. Criminal records may include arrest, conviction, and possibly criminal proceedings.

It is the applicants responsibility to contact the relevant authorities to obtain the necessary police certificates or clearances. Each countrys procedures are different. Applicants may have to apply to more than one level of government or more than one agency - municipal, provincial, state, federal and the police, courts or similar governmental agencies for the police certificate. If a police certificate cannot be obtained from any of the countries on the list, provide a written explanation why and an original letter from the police authority confirming that it will not issue a certificate.


Information which might help[edit]

Police certificates are required from every applicant age 18 or over for each locality of the country of the applicant's nationality or current residence where the applicant has resided for at least six months since attaining the age of 18. Police certificates are also required from all other countries where the applicant has resided for at least one year.


Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

In many immigration cases you may be requested by relevant Government to present Police Clearance Certificate from another country where you have resided for some time. If you are going through immigration process, you will definitely be asked for such a certificate.



External Links[edit]

The Office of the Prosecutor General (Procuraduria General de la Republica Dominicana)

Ministries of Dominican Republic



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Others[edit]

The Dominican Republic in common with most other countries requires a police clearance certificate from any applicant for a visa (other than a tourist card) authorizing a long stay (up to of sixty days). This now also applies to applicants for temporary working visas. The Police Clearance Certificate is required from the appropriate authorities in the country in which the applicant resides. Also since application for some visas is made from within the country a police clearance certificate (or Certificate of Good Behavior) from the The Dominican Republic authorities themselves will be needed.