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Application of Police Certificate

▼Applicant eligible for the certificate▼

  • Residents (or Alien Registration Certificate holders) currently registered in Tokushima Prefecture
  • Residents (or Alien Registration Certificate holders) registered in Tokushima Prefecture as the last place before living overseas.
    * Applicants must come to the office in person.

▼Requirements for application▼

Japanese Nationals (living in Japan)

1 Documents issued by public organizations verifying applicant's name and address
Ex. Driver's license of Japan, A Certificate of Residence

2 Valid Passport

3 Documents that state your reason of applying for a Police Certificate
Ex. completed visa application form, A letter of request from an organization showing the reason of applying for a Police Certificate

Japanese Nationals (living overseas)

1 An official copy of past residential record in family register called Koseki-no-huhyo

2 Documents verifying your current address abroad
Ex. Local driver's license, Mail addressed to you

3 Valid Passport

4 Documents that state your reason of applying for a Police Certificate
Ex. completed visa application form, A letter of request from an organization showing the reason of applying for a Police Certificate

Non-Japanese Nationals (living in Japan)

1 Documents issued by public organizations verifying applicant's name and address
Ex. Alien Registration Card, Torokugenpyo-kisaijiko-syomeisyo

2 Valid Passport

3 Documents that state your reason of applying for a Police Certificate
Ex. completed visa application form, A letter of request from an organization showing the reason of applying for a Police Certificate

Non-Japanese Nationals (living overseas)

1 Documents issued by public organizations verifying your last residential address in Japan
Ex. Mail addressed to you, Student registration certificate

2 Documents verifying your current address abroad
Ex. Local driver's license, Mail addressed to you

3 Valid Passport

4 Documents that state your reason of applying for a Police Certificate
Ex. completed visa application form, A letter of request from an organization showing the reason of applying for a Police Certificate

※There will be some cases where we will be able to immediately accept your application depending on reasons or the nations requested. Please contact the office in advance with the application.

▼Where to apply?▼
Tokushima Prefecture Police Headquarters
Department of Criminal Investigation
Identification Section
Bandai-cho 2-5-1 Tokushima City
Tel (088) 622-3101

▼Office hours:▼
Monday - Friday
9:00 - 17:00
(closed:Saturdays,Sundays,National Holidays)

▼Office hours:▼
・If you are a resident registered outside of Tokushima Prefecture, you should apply to the local police headquarters in the prefecture where you used to live as a registered resident (or Alien Registration Certificate).
・If you are not a resident (or Alien Registration Certificate) registered in Tokushima Prefecture as the last place before living overseas, you should apply to the local police headquarters in the prefecture where you used to live as a registered resident (or Alien Registration Certificate) before living overseas.
・If you reside overseas, you may apply to the Japanese embassy where you reside. However once you have applied overseas, you can not apply in Japan.
・If you have difficulty in applying to the fixed place, you may able to apply at other police headquarters in other prefectures. Please contact the office in advance with the application.