• Applicable to Hong Kong and Mainland residents
  • This service is solely in connection with a person's application for various types of visa, such as visit, student or resident visa, or for adoption of children. Applications for the Certificate for any other purposes will not be accepted.
  • Applicants may submit applications via the following means:
    • By post to:

      The Commissioner of Police
      (Attn.: EO CNCC)
      14/F, Arsenal House,
      Police Headquarters, 1 Arsenal Street,
      Wan Chai, Hong Kong

    • Arrange a representative to hand in their application to the above quoted address

      * or deposit their application into the drop-in box provided at the First Floor of the Arsenal House, Police Headquarters, 1 Arsenal Street, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

      * Appointment is required for applicant’s representative in Hong Kong to submit documents or make payment at counter. Please click on the button under “Quick Links” to make an advance appointment through the Online Booking System.

  • Required documents (checklist):
  1. The ORIGINAL of signed “Application form(sample)
  2. The ORIGINAL of signed “Fingerprint consent form
  3. Standard personal data form (Only required for visa applications)
  4. A PHOTOCOPY of applicant’s Hong Kong Identity Card / valid Travel Document
  5. A PHOTOCOPY of a request letter from the relevant Consulate / Immigration Authority / Government Authority
  6. A PHOTOCOPY of the documents proving the applicant’s relationship with the “visa principal applicant” for the application (Only required if the request letter in item 5 above only mentioned the name of the principal applicant and terms such as “sponsor” / “dependent” / “partner” and does not contain the applicant’s own name)
  7. The ORIGINAL of a full set of the applicant’s fingerprints taken by law enforcement agency / Consulate where the applicant presently resides. Please click here for the detailed requirements.
  • Fee
    • HK$250
  • Payment methods
    • Bank draft or personal cheque in HK dollar which is issued and authorized by any licensed bank in Hong Kong, made payable to "The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" and must be payable in Hong Kong; or
    • Mail the application documents to the applicant’s relative/friend in Hong Kong who can submit the application on the applicant’s behalf and pay the fee in cash / Octopus Card / EPS in the Certificate of No Criminal Conviction Office (the office). Appointment is required for document submission or payment from applicant’s representative in Hong Kong.
    • Please note that credit card/ electronic/ online/ telegraphic transfer of money / electronic cheque or cash sent by mail are not accepted.
Please click on the button under “Quick Links” to make an advance appointment through the Online Booking System.
  • If no criminal conviction data against the applicant is kept by the Hong Kong Police Force
    • upon receipt of complete application documents and the required processing fee, the Certificate will be sent directly by registered post to the relevant Consulate / Immigration Authority / Government Authority within four calendar weeks.
    • Applicants will NOT receive any copy of the Certificate.
  • If criminal conviction data is found
    • both the relevant Consulate / Immigration Authority / Government Authority and the applicant will be replied with a letter advising that the Certificate could not be issued and listing out the conviction data by registered mail of the Hongkong Post, within the prescribed period.
  • If the applicant is under investigation by the Hong Kong Police Force / law enforcement agencies in Hong Kong, or is currently a defendant in criminal proceedings in Hong Kong, or is subject of non-payment of fine including traffic offences,
    • his/her application will not be further processed until the matter concerned has been concluded.
    • a letter will be sent to the applicant informing that his/her application is pending conclusion of the matter.