Certificate of Criminal Record1.Applicants eligible for the certificate
When you are requested by foreign authorities (ex. an embassy, immigration agency and others) to submit a police clearance certificate to them, Japanese Police Authorities will issue it only to the following persons.
①Residents (or Alien Registration Certificate holders) registered in Japan
②Residents (or Alien Registration Certificate holders) registered in Japan before living overseas.
An application by those who is below 14 years is not principally acceptable.
- ① Valid passport
③ Application Form
④ Application form for Fingerprints which will be taken at the Embassy
no fee4. Note
- ① An applicant must come to the Embassy in person for giving fingerprints.
② It takes about 2 months ( 1 month at Police Authority for insurance procedures and 2 -3 weeks for sending documents between the Embassy and Japan ). The Embassy will inform to receive the certificate by applicant him/her self only.
③ The Certificate can be arranged to pick up by an applicant only in Japan or another Embassy abroad, during his/her traveling.