How to Obtain a Police Record

Persons who require a police record/certificate should visit any Inland Revenue Department Offices (Tax Office) and pay for the document to be processed. The receipt must be in the name of the applicant.

The fees are:

JA$3,000.00 - Regular Service- 21 working days

JA$6,000.00 - Express Service – 5 working days

JA$8,000.00 - Next Day Service (Temporarily suspended until further notice)

 

The receipt and the items listed below should be submitted to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 56 Duke Street, Kingston. Applications may also be done at the Summit Police Station (St. James) and Area 2 Police Headquarters, Pompano Bay (St. Mary) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays ONLY.  Next day service is NOT available at these locations.

 

1. Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN)

2. Two passport-sized photographs (should not be certified or embossed).

3. One of the following three pieces of VALID identification Passport, National Identification Card, Driver’s License). 

4. If the police record is for overseas/travelling purposes, a VALID passport must be presented. 

A letter of authorization must be provided if the police record will be collected by someone other than the applicant. The bearer must have identification.

 

HOW TO OBTAIN A POLICE RECORD - Persons living abroad

Persons living overseas must submit:

1. Fingerprints (to be signed and stamped by the police or a reputable agency – the name of the person taking the fingerprints must be clearly stated on the document)

2. Two passport-sized photographs (should not be certified or embossed)

3. Front bio-data page of passport (must be certified)

4. Bank draft/money order made payable to The Commissioner of Police

 

The fees are:

JA$3,000.00 - Regular Service- 21 working days

JA$6,000.00 - Express Service – 5 working days

JA$8,000.00 - Next Day Service (Temporarily suspended until further notice)_ 

 

Applicants without a Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN) should submit payments to: 

Finance Branch, Jamaica Constabulary Force 

Ground Floor, NCB North Tower, 2 Oxford Road, Kingston 5, 

 

The receipt and documents should be submitted to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 56 Duke Street, Kingston.

 

If the applicant has a Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN), payment must be made at any Inland Revenue Department (Tax office) islandwide. The receipt and documents should be submitted to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 56 Duke Street, Kingston.

 

For further information, please contact: 

Criminal Records Office 

56 Duke Street, Kingston. 

876-922-0125 or 876-348-4098.

Summit Police Station, St. James 

876-224-1012

Pompano Bay Police Station, St. Mary 

876-975-5066

May Pen Police Station, Clarendon 

876-224-1014

Email: tsd@jcf.gov.jm

 

A letter of authorization must be provided if the police record will be collected by someone other than the applicant. The bearer must have identification.