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How to obtain a police certificate or "No Criminal Record Certificate" (for foreigners who resided in Vietnam)
If you have resided in Vietnam and are no longer living in Vietnam, An Phat Pham law firm can support you in obtaining a police certificate (or "No Criminal Record Certificate" in Vietnam.

Police certificate (also called “criminal record certificate”, “police check”, “judicial curriculum vitae”, "judicial record card" or “Phieu Ly Lich Tu Phap”) mean a certificate issued by a state agency managing the criminal record database and valid to prove whether or not an individual has a previous criminal conviction.

Police certificate for foreigners who resided in Vietnam shall be issued by the National Center for Criminal Records (NCCR)- Ministry of Justice of Vietnam in Hanoi.

 

Sample of the original criminal record certificate in Vietnamese language

How to apply

You may either:

(i) directly go to NCCR in Hanoi to apply in person, or

(ii) apply through postal service, or

(iii) use An Phat Pham’s EXPRESS SERVICE.

We highly recommentd that you choose option (iii) to reduce the cost and the risk of your application being rejected.

If you choose option (i) or (ii), the application includes:

- A written application for issuance of your police certificate signed by yourself. Your signature must be certified;

- A copy of your passport (certified true copy);

- A copy of your temporary residence card for the time living in Vietnam/passport or visa with entries and exits stamped by Vietnamese Migration Department (certified true copy);

Time limit for issuance of police certificates

The time limit for issuance of your police certificate is 15 days from the date NCCR received a valid request.

Refusal to issue police certificates

NCCR may refuse to issue the police certificate in case papers enclosed with your application are insufficient or forged. In that case, NCCR shall send you a written notice, clearly stating the reason.

An Phat Pham’s EXPRESS SERVICE

With our express service:

- We will prepare and submit the application for you. You just need to:

(i) send us a scanned copy of your current passport (pages with your photo, first Vietnam visa, and first entry and final exit stamped by Vietnamese Migration Department if you have left Vietnam) and

(ii) fill a form with your relevant information and send the filled form back to us via email. You will pay the service fee after receiving a scanned copy of your police certificate via email.

No need to provide: legalized PoA; legalized copy of passport; temporary residence card.

- Your certificate would be available in about less than 10 days from the date we received all required documents via email. Let us know if you need the certificate is issued in a shorter time.

- Service fee is reasonable. You will pay the service fee after receiving a scanned copy of your police certificate via email.

 - Please contact An Phat Pham Law Firm via: hotline: (+84)983947736 (Zalo, Viber, WhatApp)- (+84)903405006 or email: contact@anphatpham.comphat@anphatpham.com for more information.

 

An Phat Pham Law firm.

 

Date Modified: 2020- 02- 12