Users' questions

Is a police certificate the same as a DBS?

Is a police certificate the same as a DBS?

For many countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, a police certificate has to be submitted before your visa is granted. It’s not the same thing as the DBS checks which are carried out on people who are working in the UK in positions of responsibility, but they are similar.

How do I get a German PCC?

Police Clearance Certificates are issued by the Federal Central Register Bundeszentralregister) of the German Federal Office for Justice. Applicants residing outside of Germany are required to have their personal data and signature attested on the application form.

How can I get PCC in UK?

Required Documents[edit]

  1. Application form.
  2. Proof of your current address.
  3. Passport size photo.
  4. Valid passport.
  5. Email ID (useful to communicate issues with respect to your application).
  6. Valid identity document (identity card, passport, driving license).

Does your criminal record get wiped?

Although convictions and cautions stay on the Police National Computer until you reach 100 years old (they are not deleted before then), they don’t always have to be disclosed. Many people don’t know the details of their record and it’s important to get this right before disclosing to employers.

Where can I get a certified copy of my criminal record?

Criminal Records – Certified Copies The Department of Justice (DOJ), Division of California Justice Information Services provides certification of state summary criminal history records and fingerprints as maintained by the Bureau of Criminal Information and Analysis to be used in court cases.

Is the police clearance certificate the same as the police record?

(Please note that police records are not the same as a police clearance certificate, which is required only of family members seeking a green card from abroad, whether or not they have a record of a law enforcement issue.)

How to obtain a police record in Canada?

1 Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN) 2 Two passport-sized photographs (should not be certified or embossed) 3 One of the following three pieces of VALID identification- i) Passport, ii) National Identification Card, iii) Drivers License 4 If the police record is for overseas/travelling purposes, a VALID passport must be presented

How can I get a copy of my sealed police record?

When information about a particular arrest is removed from public record, it is considered to be sealed. You may get a copy of your sealed record by presenting proper identification in person at the Central Records Bureau Public Counter. The Central Records Bureau does not accept or process applications to seal or expunge a record.