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Police Clearance Certificate Zimbabwe


Certificates RSA will get your police clearance certificate faster and easier than it will take you to do it on your own.

Continue reading for more information about how the process works. If you still have questions please contact us.

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A police clearance certificate for Zimbabwe is an official document issued as a result of a background check done on an individual person to enumerate any criminal records he or she may have.

The most common reasons for needing to apply for a police clearance certificate are when you are applying for a job or for immigration purposes.

If you have lived in Zimbabwe you may need a Zimbabwean police clearance certificate. We can make the process easier and faster for you.

Here is some information about obtaining a Zimbabwean police clearance certificate:

  1. You will need to visit your local police station for fingerprints.
  2. The following documents are typically required to apply for a police clearance certificate:
    • Completed application form
    • Provide a valid Zimbabwean national identity card, passport, or other acceptable forms of identification.
    • You will be required to provide fingerprints, which are taken at the police station during the application process.
  3. There is typically an application fee associated with obtaining a police clearance certificate in Zimbabwe. The fee amount may vary, so it's best to inquire about the current fee when submitting your application.
  4. The processing time for a police clearance certificate can vary. It's advisable to inquire about the estimated processing time when submitting your application.
  5. Once your police clearance certificate is ready, we will collect it on your behalf


How to apply

After completing your online order, please email the following documents to onlineorders@certificatesrsa.co.za (we will submit the scanned copies, but if they require the originals, we would need to courier it to Zimbabwe):

  • Set of fingerprints obtained from a local police station
  • Completed and signed FORM 137 – Click here to download the FORM 137
  • Copy of your RSA passport and/or identity document

Question for FORM 137 (To which address should the completed certificate be sent): please state “to be collected"

Lead time

Approximately: 4 weeks

Disclaimer: Certificates RSA does not guarantee lead times in any way and does not accept responsibility for any loss due to delays in issue of certificates and/or certificates issued with faulty information.

Variations in delivery times from the DHA fluctuate. We cannot and will not be held responsible or liable for any costs incurred due to late or non delivery.

Additional costs

Cash deposits: If you will be making a cash deposit please include R50.00 for banking charges, or a separate invoice will be issued.

International payments: If paying from an international account, please include bank charges of R250.00 per transaction, or a separate invoice will be issued.

Courier: Once the certificate/s are ready they will be sent to you via courier. Please select the correct courier option when placing your order. If you are unsure about which region to select, please choose "Please send me a separate quote" and we will send you a separate invoice. If you choose an incorrect region (eg. if you select "Courier South Africa - Main Centre" but reside in a remote/outlying area in South Africa), a separate invoice will be issued to cover any additional costs.

We make use of DHL for courier services. Once the parcel has been collected from us it is out of our control and any queries should be directed to DHL directly.

Please note that from time to time the CRC and HA experiences backlogs and turnaround times listed on our website cannot be guaranteed. Loadshedding is putting a lot of pressure on the system and affecting applications and turnaround times. Kindly take this into consideration when making travelling plans or have deadlines.