About Police Clearance Certificates

Do you require a Police Check or a Police Clearance Certificate for a job application, current employer, educational course or legal reason? With Police Clear, you can get a full report in 5 to 7 business days.

At Police Clear we collect, we expedite, and we deliver. We offer all of our clients swift turnaround time, the service is 100% satisfaction guaranteed and we are also accredited by SAPS.

What is a PCC?

A police clearance certificate is an official document issued by the South African Police Service and the Criminal Record centre in Pretoria. Based on official records and checks, it provides information about any criminal record you may have.

They are sometimes called criminal checks, police clearance certificates, or penal records.

Why Use Police Clear for your Police Clearance Certificates and Checks?

Police Clears processing system allows us to send applications directly to the South African Police Service and the Criminal Record centre in Pretoria.

The Criminal Record Centre in Pretoria acknowledges that there are consumers that are unable to process applications and collect their completed certificates directly at the criminal record centre. Police Clear will personally deliver your Application to the Criminal Record Centre and ensure that your application is completed within the provided timeframes.

Please feel free to contact us if you would like to speak to a company representative for more information.

When do you need a police clearance certificate?

There is no hard and fast rule for when you need a PCC. In most cases you will need it for:

  • Immigration
  • Certain Visas
  • Overseas employment, studies, and citizenship
  • Overseas adoption

How long does it take to obtain a Police Clearance Certificate?

Police Clear has streamlined the application process and can assist you in obtaining a PCC within 5 to 7 business days.

If you have a prior conviction or criminal background, it can take 30 working days or longer.

  • We collect, deliver, and expedite Police Clearance certificates locally, provided that it is not an outline or regional area.
  • Progress report on request, with unlimited feedback.
  • Can be done earlier with cost.

how can we help you?

We assist by making the application, on your behalf.

Once the application is finalised and the PPC issued, we collect the Police Clearance Certificate and courier it directly to you. We facilitate in having the clearances processed in an expedited time frame.

We will require you to send us:

  • A full set of fingerprints
  • A completed fingerprint form including:
  • Full Name
  • Surname
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Identity Number
  • A good quality copy of your ID or passport.

Please be aware: Due to regular changes in SAPS PCC requirements we recommend that you email or call our consultants who will provide you with all the necessary up to date information and document requirements.

how does it work?

South African police clearance certificates are processed only at the Criminal Record Centre in Pretoria.

To obtain a South African Police Clearance Certificate, there are certain processes to be followed and documents that will need to be provided; which include your fingerprints, completed application form, and copy of your ID or Passport.

Once we handed in the application to the South African police services on your behalf, the applicant’s prints and identity number were loaded on the system.

The South African Police Service then uses your fingerprints and ID number to determine whether you have a criminal record. Should there be no record listed against your name, the Police Clearance Certificate will be issued, stating that no convictions have been recorded for any crime in the Applicants name in South Africa.

Download the following forms from our website:

  • Client form
  • Application for Police Clearance (One for each applicant)
  • Fingerprint Form SAPS when necessary

How Can We Help You?

We are a Documentation Facilitation service provider that specialises in South African Police Clearance Certificates.

We also assist local and international clients with document attestation, legalisations, apostille of South African documents, and sworn translation services.

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We DO NOT offer jobs, nor can we assist you in procuring a job at the South African Police Services. We are NOT A POLICE STATION nor a DETECTIVE AGENCY.