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Andorra - Obtain a Police Clearance Certificate (Good Conduct Certificate, Certificado De Buena Conducta)

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Procedure[edit]

Applying process in Andorra

a. Apply In-Person
  1. Good Conduct Certificate in Andorra is issued by the authority tribunal de corts office.
  2. Applicant shall apply in person to the address provided below..
  3. Go to the respective office. Don’t forget to take the required copy of documents along with originals to the office.
  4. Please follow as per authorities guidelines and submit the completed application along with documents. Applicant should pay for any charges if required as advised.
  5. This application will be processed by respective department.
  6. The certificate can be collected from the office where applicant applied in person or will be delivered through mail upon notification or issued as per norms.
  7. Address:
Tribunal de Corts,
Avenue Tarragona 58-62,
Andorre La Vieille, Principauté d’Andorre.
Tel : 00-376 870710
Fax : 00-376 867 676
Email: [email protected]


Applying process in Andorra and overseas

a. Apply through mail(post)
  1. Applicant has to apply with the “Andorran Magistracy” to obtain the PCC through mail(post).
  2. Please mail(post) the documents and fee paid details to the below address.
  3. This application received will be processed by respective department.
  4. The certificate will be delivered to the applicant as per norms.
  5. Address:
Tribunal de Corts
Avenue Tarragona 58-62
Andorre La Vieille, Principauté d’Andorre
Tel : 00-376 870710
Fax : 00-376 867 676
Email: [email protected]
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Required Documents[edit]

Country specific

  • Valid identity document (identity card, passport, driving license).
  • Address card (utility bills).
  • Valid passport.
  • Residence card.
  • Foreign national
  • A copy of your passport while living in Andorra.
  • A copy of your permit of stay in Andorra, passport number and place of issue as well.


In general

  • Passport size photographs.
  • Birth certificate (as per requirement).
  • Proofs of legal stay (copy of passport held during the said period with respective stamp and seal).
  • Email ID (useful to communicate issues with respect to your application)
  • A self-addressed envelope with or without stamps (as required).
  • Valid contact number (applicant can be communicated)



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Tribunal de Corts,
Avenue Tarragona 58-62,
Andorre La Vieille, Principauté d’Andorre,
Tel : 00-376 870710
Fax : 00-376 867 676
Email: [email protected]

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Eligibility[edit]

  • Applicant with valid passport and a valid address proof.
  • Age: 16 years and above. In case of minors, the application must be submitted by the parent exercising parental authority, if the minor has not turned 16 years.
  • The current address of the applicant must be same as in the passport and other supporting documents.
  • Applicants who are in need of residential status, employment or long term visa or for immigration to a foreign nation.


Fees[edit]

  • 6.01 Euros
  • Fee/charge varies for case to case. Updated fee requirement will be provided by respective authorities while applying.



Validity[edit]

Validity norms vary from country to country.


Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • Same day the application is received
  • Completion time can vary depending upon complexity of each case.
  • Processing time varies with respect to the country from where applied.


Related Videos[edit]


Andorra - Obtain a Police Clearance Certificate (Good Conduct Certificate, Certificado De Buena Conducta, PCC)


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Instructions[edit]

  • You need to provide a police certificate when applying for permanent residence.
  • Applicants should apply for a Certificat de bonne conduite, with a copy of their national identity card, passport or residence permit, by mail or in person
  • The application for a police clearance certificate is a personal matter that the applicant must attend to.
  • Applicants for permanent residence permits need to undergo health checks, criminal clearance and provide documents relating to their civil status, financial situation and medical insurance.
  • Applying In Person:
    • Supporting Documents: Carry originals of all the supporting documents to be presented to the Consular Officer (photocopies of which are to be attached with the application). In case you are not able to present the original documents at the counter, bring notarized copy of documents being attached to the application. Ensure that notarized copy is legible, otherwise Consulate may ask to see the original. However, the passport and the document (which is to be attested) should be presented in original.
  • Applying by Mail
    • Supporting Documents: Photocopy of all supporting documents should be notarized and attached to the application. Do not send any original documents except the PASSPORT and the document to be attested.



Required Information[edit]

  • Your full name
  • Your date and place of birth
  • Your current residential addresses
  • The purpose of the request



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Need for the Document[edit]

A police certificate is an official document issued by police or government agency of a country to enumerate any criminal records that the applicant may or may not have. Criminal records may include arrest, conviction, and possibly criminal proceedings.

Good conduct certificates ("certificado de buena conducta") are issued by any of the four judicial judges in Andorra (Battles), viz., two French "Battles" and two Episcopal "Battles". A certificate of good conduct is understood to be obtainable only if the interested party has been a recent resident of Andorra and is known to the authorities.


Information which might help[edit]

The information provided by the requestor will be checked against the criminal history database maintained by the Andorra Police Central Repository. If the subject's information does not hit on any information in the database, the requestor will receive the results instantly over the Internet and the requestor can print out the "No Record" certificate. Eighty percent of the time, "No Record" certificates are returned immediately through the Internet to the requestor. If the subject's information hits on something in the database, the requestor receives an immediate "Request Under Review" response.



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

A police clearance certificate is a copy of your criminal record or a declaration of the absence of any criminal record. Police clearance certificates are different in each country and territory and may be called police certificates, good conduct certificates, judicial record extracts, pcc, etc. They are issued by police authorities or government departments and used by Citizenship and Immigration to prevent individuals who possess a risk to Country's security from entering the country.



External Links[edit]

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/security/police-cert/europe/andorra.asp

http://www.mae.ad/en/

http://www.justicia.ad/



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Others[edit]

Work and Residence Applicants:

  • All applicants aged 17 years or over are required to provide police certificates at the time a residence application is lodged.
  • If you have lived for periods of twelve months or more in any other countries during the last ten years, you must obtain additional police certificates from these countries, and also your country(ies) of citizenship unless you can provide satisfactory evidence that you have never lived there.
  • Police certificates must be less than six months old at the time you lodge your residence application.