Procedure for Obtaining a Police Clearance Certificate from Jamaica

All applicants requiring Police Clearance Certificates from Jamaica must first contact one of the under-mentioned agencies to have their fingerprints taken:-

Canadian Corps of Commissionaires
15 Toronto Street, Suite 302
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2K1
Telephone: (416)363-9072
Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm
Int’l Fingerprints Services Canada
4002 Sheppard East, Suite 215
Scarborough, Ontario M1S 4R5
Telephone: (416)293-2030
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Canadian Corps of Commissionaires
6200 Dixie Road, Suite 109
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1A6
Telephone: (905)564-7210
Monday – Friday 8am – 4 pm
National Pardons Agency
25 Sheppard Avenue W, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario M2N 6S6
Telephone: (416)656-7222
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Canadian Corps of Commissionaires
885 Progress Avenue, Suite 217
Scarborough, Ontario M1H 3G3
Telephone: (416)438-2052
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
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When attending any of the above agencies, applicants need to take two (2) pieces of photo identification along with documentation which will support the request for fingerprinting

All applicants are required to have the following additional documents:-

    • Completed Application form or Cover letter stating reason for Certificate and address to which Certificate should be sent.
    • Two (2) recent passport size photographs (must not be signed or sealed)
    • Certified copy of Passport data page – certification can be obtained at the Jamaican Consulate General at a fee of C$20.00.
    • International Money Order or Bank Draft made payable to the Commissioner of Police for the Canadian equivalent to the fees listed below.
      • Next Day Service – Eight Thousand Dollars (J$8,000)
      • Express Service – Five (5) Working Days from the date of receipt of application – Six Thousand Dollars (J$6,000).
      • Normal Service – Twenty-one (21) Working Days from the date of receipt of application – Three Thousand Dollars (J$3,000).

Please note that the above processing times do not include the time taken to transmit the document and begins on the day the application is received by the Technical Services Division.

The completed application should be forwarded to:-

Senior Superintendent of Police

i/c Technical Services Division
34 Duke Street
Kingston C.S.O.,
Jamaica West Indies
Ph: 1-876-922- 3221 or 1-876-922-0125

For applicants who designate an individual in Jamaica to submit an application on their behalf, the following applies:

      • A certified letter of authorization must be provided to the individual
      • The bearer must show photo identification.

If the applicant does not have a Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN), payment must be made at the Jamaica Constabulary Force Finance Branch, Ground Floor, NCB North Tower, 2 Oxford Road, Kingston 5, then the receipt and documents taken to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 34 Duke Street, Kingston.

If the applicant has a Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN), payment may be made at any Inland Revenue Department (Tax Office) island wide, and the receipt and documents taken to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 34 Duke Street, Kingston.

Jamaica Consulate General, Toronto                                                                                                        Revised, December 2015