How to Obtain a Police Record

Persons who require a police record should visit any of the Inland Revenue Department Offices (Tax Office) and pay for the record.  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 (available ONLY at 34 Duke Street)

 

 The receipt and the following documents must then be taken to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 34 Duke Street, Kingston.

Applications may also be made at the Summit Police Station (St. James), May Pen Police Station (Clarendon) 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- i) Passport, ii) National Identification Card, iii) Drivers 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 is to 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.      Finger prints (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 (available ONLY at 34 Duke Street)

 

If the applicant does not have a Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN), payment must be made at the Jamaica Constabulary Force Finance Branch, Ground Floor, NCB North Tower, 2 Oxford Road, Kingston 5, then the receipt and documents taken to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 34 Duke Street, Kingston.

 

If the applicant has a Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN), payment must be made at any Inland Revenue Department (Tax office) islandwide, and the receipt and documents taken to the Technical Services Division (Criminal Records Office), 34 Duke Street, Kingston.

 

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