To obtain a Conviction Clearance Certificate applicant should attend the Consular Office in person and present the following documents:

  1. Application for obtaining a Conviction Clearance Certificate
  2. Passport

The turnaround time for processing an electronic criminal check is approximately 3-4 weeks. In case if a criminal check is done by post the turnaround time is 1-3 months.

The cost is 700 ZAR.

Only cash is accepted. Payment must be done in advance.


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