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American Samoa - Police Clearance Certificate

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Procedure[edit]

  • Apply directly to the American Samoan Police Department, at the address below, with the appropriate fee
  • Payment should be made in USD in cash or by money order.
  • The certificate will be issued in the form of an abstract from the police record, and will be sent to you.
  • The police certificate can be collected from the Embassy.


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Required Documents[edit]

  • Passport or ID
  • Birth certificate
  • A certified copy of your birth certificate
  • One passport size photograph


Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Police and Prisons
Contact Address:
Samoa Police Headquarters,
PO Box 53,
Apia, Samoa.
E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: (685) 22222 (Emergency line 995)
Fax: (685) 20848
http://www.police.gov.ws/index.html


Department of Public Safety
Government of American Samoa
PO Box 1086
Pago Pago
American Samoa 96799
USA
Phone: 684 633 1111
Fax: 684 633 7296

Immigration Division-Diplomatic offices
Embassies and Consulates


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Eligibility[edit]

Applicants for visas must be of good character. You may have to supply a police certificate (or similar) as evidence of good character, depending on which category you apply under.


Fees[edit]

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Validity[edit]

Police certificates must be less than six months old.


Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Instructions[edit]

Police certificates are available through the local police station.


Required Information[edit]

  • Full name
  • Passport number
  • Birth certificate
  • Sex
  • Place of birth


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Need for the Document[edit]

A Police Clearance Certificate is a formal document issued by the American Samoan Police Department and produced on secured paper indicating that the subject applicant of the Clearance has no criminal convictions in the Criminal Records maintained by the American Samoan Police Department.

Information which might help[edit]

Criminal Conviction is defined as: finding of guilt, in which you were put on probation, served a sentence, paid a fine or a combination thereof.


Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Applicants for visas must be of good character. You may have to supply a police certificate (or similar) as evidence of good character, depending on which category you apply under.


External Links[edit]

http://www.immigration.govt.nz/migrant/general/formsandfees/formsandguides/policecertificate/st/samoa.htm

http://embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-of/samoa

http://www.mfat.gov.ws/HOME.html

http://www.samoaimmigration.gov.ws

http://www.policegov.ws/


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Others[edit]

The Ministry of Police and Prisons engages with the community to monitor and reduce crime and to detain and rehabilitate those who break the law. You can report illegal activity to the police at any time (and you can remain anonymous if you wish).