How to obtain a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) from Zimbabwe
30 januari 2024 

How to obtain a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) from Zimbabwe

If you're in need of a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) from Zimbabwe, it's essential to follow a systematic process to ensure a smooth application. This guide outlines the required documents and steps involved in obtaining your PCC.

Start by reaching out to the Zimbabwe Embassy in your country. In many countries, the Zimbabwe Embassy provides assistance with your PCC application and can facilitate the fingerprinting process. If, for any reason, they are unable to assist with fingerprinting, explore the option of locating a nearby fingerprint technician.

Which documents are required for your Zimbabwean PCC application?

  • Recent passport size photographs:
    • Ensure the photographs are borderless with a white background.
  • Fully completed application form:
    • Provide accurate personal particulars in the application form.
  • Detailed Purpose Explanation letter:
    • Include a letter explaining the specific purpose for which you are requesting the PCC.
  • Certified Copies of Relevant documents:
    • Work permit/dependent pass/appointment letter.
    • Zimbabwe Identity Card (if applicable).
    • Passport pages.
  • Fingerprint Impressions:
    • Submit a set of fingerprint impressions duly attested by an authorized organization.
  • Proof of Current Address:
    • Two official correspondences showing your name and address, both dated.

Which steps do you need to take for the application, this counts for all applicants (Zimbabwe Nationals and Non-Nationals with residence permits)?

  • Fill in ZRP Form 137:
    • Fingerprints & Screening had the Form 137 on stock
  • Payment of US$75:
    • Make a cash payment on submission through a Third Party in Zimbabwe or via Telegraphic Transfer to the Standard Chartered Bank, Highlands Branch, Harare, Zimbabwe.
    • Account Number: 8700216046400
    • Swift Code: SCBLZWHX
  • Fingerprint appointment:
    • Schedule an appointment for collecting your fingerprints
  • Submission to Zimbabwe Republic Police:
    • Send the completed 137 form, the proof of payment, the set of fingerprints and other required documents to the Zimbabwe Republic Police in Zimbabwe. Use Express post service DHL/FEDEX/UPS
    • Address:
      Zimbabwe Republic Police
      CID Headquarters
      Corner 10th Street and Josiah Chinamano Avenue
      P.O. Box CY 683
      Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Don’t forget!

  • Return Postage Arrangements:
    • Arrange with DHL/FEDEX/UPS for pre-paid return postage to ensure the safe and timely return of your documents. Do not forget to include the return address on the return postage envelop.

Following these steps meticulously will streamline the PCC application process, making it more efficient and ensuring you obtain the necessary certificate for your specific purpose. If you have any uncertainties during the process, don't hesitate to contact us.

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