POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE

POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE

The General Consulate of Afghanistan in Bonn processes the Police Clearance requests for (I) Afghan nationals who live in Germany and (II) Foreign nationals who live in Germany and worked/lived in Afghanistan. 

I. Afghan Nationals

  • All Afghan nationals should read the following information and instructions carefully:
  • Appointment: Can be obtained online through our website.
  • Required Documents:
  • a) Application letter. an Afghan applicant should write a request letter addressed to this  General Consulate  and outline (a) the services needed; (b) personal details (name, father’s name, date and place of birth); (c) current address; and (d) contact number.
    b) Application Form. An Afghan applicant should complete this FORM in English and Dari/Pashto.
    c) Fingerprints. All ten fingerprints will be taken in the designated form. Download fingerprints FORM.
    d) Passport Copy (Afghan and German passports).
    e) Tazkira Copy. An Afghan applicant should submit a copy of his/her Tazkira.
    If the applicant does not have a Tazkira, she/he should include a Tazkira copy of his/her parental relatives such as father, grandfather, siblings, uncles (father’s brothers), aunts (father’s sisters) and paternal cousins.
    f)Copy of German Residence Permit
    g) Express/Registered self-addressed envelope. An Express/Registered self-addressed return envelope MUST be included in the postal package. Without this, the  General Consulate  will NOT be able to send you back the results. 
  • Fee: General Consulate  will charge 15.EURO for one application. Payable at EFTPOS machine in Consulate General. 
  • The Consulate General does NOT accept cash or cheque under any circumstances. 
  • Procedure: Please note that this is a time-consuming process and requires the engagement of multiple agencies. 
  • a) Once the  General Consulate  receives the package by post, it will be processed within 1 working week provided that the required documents are complete, and send it to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
    b) The MoFA sends the documents to other relevant authorities for processing.
    c) The MoFA shares the results with the  General Consulate  after receiving a response from relevant authorities.
    d) After the  General Consulate  receives the Police Clearance results from MoFA, a Police Clearance Certificate will be issued by the  General Consulate  and will be sent to the applicant by post (It is extremely important for ALL applicants to include an Express/Registered self-addressed envelope in the initial postal package and send it to the  General Consulate ). 

II. Foreign Nationals residing in Germany: 

  • All non-Afghan applicants should read the following information and instructions carefully:
    The  General Consulate  is not liable for any documents which are damaged or lost during delivery, it s recommended that you send your mail via ‘registered post’. Please include an extra envelope for the return of your documents. 
  • Appointment: Can be obtained online through our website.
  • Required Documents:
  • a) Request letter. A Foreign applicant should write a request letter in ENGLISH addressed to this Embassy and outline (a) the services needed; (b) personal details (name, father’s name, date and place of birth); (c) current address; and (d) contact number.
    b) Application Form. A foreign applicant should complete this FORM in BLOCK letters.
    c) Fingerprints. All ten fingerprints should be taken in the designated form in presence of the Embassy staff. Download fingerprints FORM.
    d) Passport Copy
    e) Afghanistan visa and Work Permit copy.
    f) Employment contract or Employment letter copy.
    g) Copy of German Residence Permit.
    h) Express/Registered self-addressed envelope. An Express/Registered self-addressed return envelope MUST be included in the postal package. Without this, the Embassy will NOT be able to send you back the certificate. 
  • Fee:  General Consulate will charge 50 EURO for one application. Payable by EFTPOS at the Consulate General by German credit/debit cards.  
  • The Consulate General does NOT accept cash or cheque under any circumstances. Please contact for Bank Account Details.  
  • a) Once the General Consulate receives the package by post, it will be processed within 1 working week provided that the required documents are complete, and send it to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
    b) The MoFA sends the documents to other relevant authorities for processing.
    c) The MoFA shares the results with the  General Consulate after receiving a response from relevant authorities.
    d) After the General Consulate  receives the Police Clearance results from MoFA, a Police Clearance Certificate will be issued by the General Consulate and will be sent to the applicant by post (It is extremely important for ALL applicants to include an Express/Registered self-addressed envelope in the initial postal package and send it to the General Consulate). 

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If you have read the information given above and are ready to apply, please download a passport form, if you are applying in with family, please book separate online appointments!

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