ABOUT US

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ADDRESS

Amaliastraat 16

2514 JC The Hague, Netherlands

Ambassador’s Office 

+31 (0)70 2503900

thehague@afghanistan-maf.net

Consular Section 

+31 (0)70 2503901

consular.thehague@mfa.af

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POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE 

The Embassy processes the Police Clearance requests for (I) Afghan nationals who live in Australia or New Zealand, and (II) Foreign nationals who live in Australia or New Zealand and worked/lived in Afghanistan. 

I. Afghan Nationals

All Afghan nationals should read the following information and instructions carefully:

  • 1. Appointment. There is No need for an appointment as the service can be provided distanced.

  • 2. Visit In-person. NO need to visit the Embassy in-person. All required documents can be sent to the Embassy by post. Please include an Express/Registered return self-addressed envelope along with the required documents. Applicants based in New Zealand shall arrange a courier pick up. 

  • 3. Required Documents:

  • a) Request letter. An Afghan applicant should write a request letter in ENGLISH addressed to this Embassy and        outline (a) the services needed; (b) personal details (name, father’s name, date and place of birth); (c) current          address; and (d) contact number.

  • b) Application Form. An Afghan applicant should complete this FORM in English and Dari/Pashto. 

  • c) Fingerprints. All ten fingerprints should be taken in the designated form. Finger prints should be taken by a          police station/department. Download fingerprints FORM

  • d) Passport Copy (Afghan, Australian, New Zealand passports).

  • e) Tazkira Copy. An Afghan applicant should submit a copy of his/her Tazkira.  If the applicant does not have a            Tazkira, she/he should include a Tazkira copy of his/her parental relatives such as father, grandfather, siblings,        uncles (father’s brothers), aunts (father’s sisters) and cousins of father’s side. 

  • f) Proof of Address in Australia or New Zealand. An applicant should send a copy of either his/her driver                 license, utility bill or bank statement in the postal package. Express/Registered self-addressed envelope. An         Express/Registered self-addressed return envelope MUST be included in the postal package. Without this, the         Embassy will NOT be able to send you back the results.   

  • 4. Fee. Embassy will charge A$15 for one application. Applicants can make a money order to “Embassy of Afghanistan”. Please DO NOT send cash by post or DO NOT bring cash in-person to the Embassy. The Embassy does NOT accept cash or cheque under any circumstances. 

  • 5. Procedure. Please note that this is a time-consuming process and requires the engagement of multiple agencies. 
       a) Once the Embassy receives the package by post, it will be processed within 2 business days provided that the          required documents are complete and sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
       b) The MoFA sends the documents to other relevant authorities for processing. 
       c) The MoFA shares the results with the Embassy after receiving a response from relevant authorities. 
       d) After the Embassy receives the Police Clearance results from MoFA, a Police Clearance Certificate will be                  issued by the Embassy and will be sent to the applicant by post (It is extremely important for ALL applicants            to include an Express/Registered self-addressed envelope in the initial postal package and send it to the                  Embassy). 

  • Applicants based in New Zealand. The Embassy will inform the applicant via telephone about the completion of the required service(s) and advise to make necessary arrangements for a courier pick up from the Embassy during weekdays (except holidays) between 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

II. Foreign Nationals: 

All foreign nationals (Australia and New Zealand) should read the following information and instructions carefully:

 

The Embassy is not liable for any documents which are damaged or lost in transit, it is recommended that you send your mail via ‘registered post’. If you live in Australia, please include an extra envelope for the return of your documents, however if you live outside of Australia, please organise a courier for the collection of your documents.

  • 1. Appointment. There is NO need for an appointment as the service can be provided distanced.

  • 2. Visit In-person. NO need to visit the Embassy in-person. All required documents can be sent to the Embassy by post. Please include an Express/Registered return self-addressed envelope along with the required documents. Applicants based in New Zealand shall arrange a courier pick up. 

  • 3. Required Documents:

  • a) Request letter. An Afghan applicant should write a request letter in ENGLISH addressed to this Embassy and        outline (a) the services needed; (b) personal details (name, father’s name, date and place of birth); (c) current          address; and (d) contact number.

  • b) Application Form. A foreign applicant should complete this FORM in BLOCK letters.  

  • c) Fingerprints. All ten fingerprints should be taken in the designated form. Finger prints should be taken by a          police station/department. Download fingerprints FORM.  

  • d) Passport Copy

  • e) Afghanistan visa copy.

  • f) Employment contract or Employment letter copy.

  • g) Proof of Address in Australia or New Zealand. An applicant should send a copy of either his/her driver                license, utility bill or bank statement in the postal package. Express/Registered self-addressed envelope. An          Express/Registered self-addressed return envelope MUST be included in the postal package. Without this, the        Embassy will NOT be able to send you back the results.
      

  • 4. Fee. Embassy will charge A$75 for one application. Applicants can make a money order to “Embassy of  Afghanistan”. Please DO NOT send cash by post or DO NOT bring cash in-person to the Embassy. The Embassy does NOT accept cash or cheque under any circumstances.

  • 5. Procedure. Please note that this is a time-consuming process and requires the engagement of multiple agencies. 
       a) Once the Embassy receives the package by post, it will be processed within 2 business days provided that the          required documents are complete and sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
       b) The MoFA sends the documents to other relevant authorities for processing. 
       c) The MoFA shares the results with the Embassy after receiving a response from relevant authorities. 
       d) After the Embassy receives the Police Clearance results from MoFA, a Police Clearance Certificate will be                 issued by the Embassy and will be sent to the applicant by post (It is extremely important for ALL applicants           to include an Express/Registered self-addressed envelope in the initial postal package and send it to the                   Embassy). 

  • Applicants based in New Zealand. The Embassy will inform the applicant via telephone about the completion of the required service(s) and advise to make necessary arrangements for a document pick up form the Embassy by a courier company during weekdays (except public holidays) between 9:30 am – 12:30 pm (Canberra time).