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Falkland Islands (Malvinas) - Police Clearance Certificate

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Applying process in Falkland Islands (Malvinas) and overseas for citizen and non citizens.

a.Apply in person in Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  1. Police Clearance Certificate can be applied at “Royal Falkland Islands Police”.
  2. Link for contact : link
  3. Go to the respective office. Don’t forget to take the required copy of documents along with originals to the office.
  4. Application forms can be obtained from the respective office on visit.
  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.
  8. Address:
Royal Falkland Islands Police,
Ross Road, Stanley, Falkland Islands,
Tel. 0050027222
Email: [email protected]

b. Apply through mail(post) from overseas
  1. Applicant has to apply with the “Royal Falkland Islands Police”. to obtain the PCC through mail(post).
  2. Please attach the completed application, required document and fee paid details.
  3. Link for contact : link
  4. This application received will be processed by respective department. The certificate will be delivered to the applicant as per norms.
  5. Address:
Royal Falkland Islands Police,
Ross Road, Stanley, Falkland Islands,
Tel. 0050027222
Email: [email protected]
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Required Documents[edit]

Country specific

  • Valid identity document (identity card, passport, driving license).
  • Valid passport.
  • Citizen proof/Document of National Identity (DNI)

Foreign national

  • A copy of your passport while living in Falkland Islands (Malvinas).
  • A copy of your permit of stay in Falkland Islands (Malvinas), 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
  • Letter for requirement.
  • 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).
  • Letter for representatives

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Royal Falkland Islands Police,
Ross Road, Stanley, Falkland Islands,
Tel. 0050027222
Email: [email protected]

Contact: link

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  • 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.
Note: Military personnel: Red Cap (military data base) is searched by ACRO, you only have to submit your ACRO results.


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


Validity norms vary from country to country.

Documents to Use[edit]

Application form

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Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

Processing time varies with respect to the country from where applied.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
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Police certificates are also known as a penal clearance certificate in some countries.

The certificate must cover the period of time from the issue date back to the age you ceased to be a minor, or must cover the whole time you were in a country.

All other names by which you are known or have previously been known (such as your maiden name), must be provided in full, including given names. Check that your date of birth is correctly entered.

Ensure all the necessary details are submitted, including signed consent and copies of identification documents. Please note parental consent will be required if the applicant is under 18 years of age.

Required Information[edit]

  • Title (Mr, Mrs, Miss, Dr)
  • Surname/Family Name
  • First Names
  • Maiden/Former Names, or any other names used
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Place of Birth
  • Height
  • Home
  • Address
  • Postcode
  • Date From
  • Date To
  • Tel No
  • Email address

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Need for the Document[edit]

The Police Clearance Certificate is a certified record of final court convictions and decisions regarding mental incompetency and bankruptcy or a statement that no such record exists.

Information which might help[edit]

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives you the right to access recorded information held by public sector organizations.

You should give:

  • your name (not needed if requesting environmental information)
  • a contact address
  • a detailed description of the information you want - eg you might want all information held on a subject, or just a summary

Anyone can request information there are no restrictions on your age, nationality or where you live.

The Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 gives individuals, also known as data subjects, certain rights. It allows you to find out what personal information is held about you on computer and sometimes paper records. This is known as a 'Right of Subject Access'.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Police Certificates can be issued to people who want to emigrate to a number of countries including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cayman Islands, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States of America.

External Links[edit]

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This certificate can be used for:

  • Proceedings concerning adoption and fostering of children
  • Disputes concerning labour, or mandatory welfare and social security matters
  • Proceedings where the person concerned has been granted legal.