Police clearance certificate

Procedures for Obtaining Police Clearance Certificates

You must obtain a set of fingerprints taken on a standard finger print form at any Police Station in the area of residence. The set of fingerprints obtained will then be forwarded by courier to the Inspector General of Police, Zambia Police for the attention of the Director C.I.D. The forwarded fingerprints should be accompanied by fees in form of international postal order or bank certified cheque.

Please note: Faxed and photocopied prints are not allowed and will not be processed.


$100.00 for Zambians living abroad

$150.00 for non Zambians living abroad

Make the Money Order payable to the Inspector General of Police and send to:

The Deputy Commissioner of Police (C.I.D.)
Office of the Inspector-General
Independence Avenue
P.O. Box 50104
Lusaka, Zambia

Tel: (260-1) 251827/253764
Fax: (260-1) 253543/253537

Enclose a pre-paid envelope of the courier of your choice for them to return the Police Certificate to you.

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