Police clearance certificate from South Africa is an official document issued as a result of a background. This check is done on an individual person to enumerate any criminal records he or she may have.
The SAPS Criminal Record Centre in Pretoria issues police clearance certificates.
The most common reasons for needing to apply for a police clearance certificate are when
- You are applying for a job
- Immigration purposes.
It usually takes anywhere from 6 to 9 months - or you can get us to get it faster for you.
To obtain a police clearance certificate in South Africa, you need to follow these steps:
- Application Form: Obtain an SAPS 91(a) application form
- Complete the Form: Fill out the application form with accurate and detailed information. Ensure that you provide your full name, identification details, and contact information.
- Fingerprints: Visit your nearest SAPS station to have your fingerprints taken. This step is crucial for the processing of your police clearance certificate. You are required to pay a fee for fingerprinting services.
- Supporting Documents: Gather the necessary supporting documents to accompany your application. These typically include a certified copy of your identification document (ID) or passport, as well as any additional documents required by SAPS. Check the specific requirements outlined on the application form or the SAPS website.
- Application Submission: Submit your completed application form, along with the supporting documents, to us
- Processing Time: The processing time for a police clearance certificate can vary.
- Certificate Collection: Once your police clearance certificate is ready, we will collect it on your behalf
It's important to note that the process and requirements may vary slightly depending on your specific circumstances or any changes in regulations.