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Very important change of South African police clearance certificate (PCC) process

Very important change of South African police clearance certificate (PCC) process

From January 2018 you will need to get your police clearance certificate (PCC) done at the VFS centres and the certificates delivered by the SA police services will no longer be accepted.

This applies to applications for both temporary and permanent residence permits.

Very important change of South African police clearance certificate (PCC) process

The good news is that it is a very simple process:

all you need to do is request the relevant form (for police clearance certificate) from the consultant at VFS,

which you then will dully complete and sign and add to your application;

no fingerprints required, just the usual biometrics.

The cost of the process is ZAR175., to be paid at the VFS centre at the time of submission. Continue reading

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How to obtain your South African Police Clearance Certificate?

How to obtain your South African Police Clearance Certificate?

The first step to obtaining your SA police clearance certificate is to visit your nearest SA Police Station and let an official know that you wish to apply for your SA Police Clearance Certificate.

The official will then guide you to the relevant department within the South African Police Station (SAPS).

You will be required to complete a short application form, as well as pay a fee of currently ZAR 96.00, payable in cash only, and the exact amount only. police-1243792-639x935

Thereafter the official will take your fingerprints and issue you with a proof of payment as well as your completed SA PCC application.

You then have the option of having it sent via SA Post Office, or doing it yourself via courier. We would advise you to always use the courier option, as it is a much quicker delivery method, and you do not run the risk of your application being lost in the mail.

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