Official Police Clearance Certificates

from South Africa

GMTM Consultants
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Attestation at Embassys

Application if you are in South Africa

Expungement of Criminal Record


Application if you are OUTSIDE of South Africa

South African Head Office

9:00 to 15:00 Weekdays

South African Time

(012) 6709022 or (012) 6709022


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57 Swarthout Street




South Africa



I South African police Clearance issued by the Criminal   Record Centre of the South African Police Services which is   requirement for:

    Immigration purposes.

    • Work permit

    • Work Visa

    • Residence permit

    • Residence Visa

    • And in some instances a prerequisite for employment contracts.

Process to Obtain Police Clearance Certificate

 1. What U Must Do:

  • Obtain a set of official fingerprints

   • Make a copy of your passport or ID

   • Download and complete Client Sheet

   • Download and complete the Police Clearance Application.  

   • Only outside of South Africa: If authorities does not want to use their       fingerprint form - download the South African one here.

   • Courier To Us at:

      GMTM Consultants

      57 Swarthout Street




      South Africa


 2. What We Will Do:

   • Will lodge your application for a Police Clearance at the Criminal       Record Centre of the South African Police Service.

   • Send you a invoice with payment options

   • Monitor the issue of the Police Clearance up with the Criminal Record      Centre.

   • Post/Courier the original Police Clearance Certificate to U.

   • Authenticate the Police Clearance at the necessary departments and       embassy's on request.

Lead Times:

15 to 25 working days from date of lodging at Criminal Record Centre

• Kindly note that lead times cannot be guaranteed.

Fees and Cost per Police Clearance Application

   R 495 per application

( Kindly note we are not VAT vendors )

Included In the Fee

• Obtaining a Official police Clearance Certificate issued by the Criminal record centre of the South African Police Service.

• This certificate can be Legalised and authenticated for use in any country.

Excluded from the Fee

• SAPS fingerprint Processing Fee

• Apostille/Authentication of Degree at DIRCO

• Authentication of Degree at Embassy

•Authentication Fees levied by embassy's.

• Forex fees if paid from outside South Africa including payment by PayPal.

• Courier Fees

Other Fees

• SAPS Fingerprint fee must be paid with all applications R 96

• Courier fee in South Africa R 150 per package of up to 5 applications.

• Courier Fee International (outside of South Africa ) R 625

• Forex fees if paid from a bank outside of South Africa including Paypal of R 260 per payment.

When do You Pay

• A invoice is usually sent within 48 hours from receipt of the invoice.

• Payment is expected within 48 hours from invoice.

• Kindly note that we do not do any follow ups at the Criminal Record Centre before we receive proof of payment.





Who needs a Police Clearance Certificate?

There is no hard and fast rule but the following can be taken as a guideline for a person 16 years and older who wants to immigrate, work or study in a foreign country you and your dependants may have to provide police certificates.  Visa offices may also request certificates from students and temporary foreign workers.

• Wants to Emigrate.

• Wants permanent residency.

• Wants a work permit.

• Certain Visa applications.

• Certain types of occupations

Usually you must obtain Police Clearance Certificates from countries you visited for more than 6 consecutive months at a time.

How long is a Police Clearance Certificate valid for?

Again there is not a set rule but as a standard in the industry a maximum of 12 months. Some countries and organisations wants the police clearance certificates not to be older than 3 months. A re-issue can be obtained within six months of the originals certificate being issued.

What information will there be recorded on a South African Police Clearance Certificate?

The following information is usually recorded.

`  • Criminal judgements

    • Outstanding traffic fines are not recorded.

    • Judgements for Debt is not recorded.

    Note: Certain criminal offences can be expunged after a period of 10 years has lapsed.

Can a Police Clearance Certificate be Legalised?

  • Yes Official South African Police Clearance Certificates can be Attested by Apostilled, Authentication and |Embassy certification.



Instructions for a Police Clearance Certificate if you are

OUTSIDE of South Africa

Instructions for using Electronic Fingerprints for a Police Clearance Certificate if you are OUTSIDE of South Africa

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• Complete application for Collection

• Make payment of R 180 into the supplied bank account

• Use your initials and surname as reference.

• Scan and email us the application for collection and proof of payment.

• We will arrange for collection the following working day.