Police Clearance (Certificate of good conduct)

Please apply for a certificate of good conduct with the Federal Ministry of Justice in Bonn/Germany. 

To download the application form and to obtain further information please visit the website of the Federal Ministry of Justice.

Personal data and signature have to be officially certified. This official confirmation can be obtained with any Canadian notary public, and sometimes at a police station.

You can also have your signature and personal data certified by a German Consulate. For that, you need to present the application form and a valid ID. If you are a German citizen, you need to present your valid German passport or "Personalausweis". The fee for the verification of your date is, depending on the current exchange rate, apprx. 30,- C$.

  • Please make sure to book an appointment with the German Consulate through our website if you wish to have your signature and personal data certified by a German Consulate.

Police Clearance

Book Your Appointment

Notice

The Consulates General in Toronto and Vancouver are using an online appointment booking system. Please book your appointment in advance:

Appointments - Consulate in Toronto

Appointments - Consulate in Vancouver

Please note that for the time being the Safari browser is incompatible with the appointment booking system.

Appointments with Honorary Consuls may be booked over the phone. Please find their contact details here.

No Consular Service at the German Embassy in Ottawa and the Consulate General in Montreal

Notice

The German Embassy in Ottawa and the Consulate General in Montreal do not offer consular services. For consular matters please contact the Consulate General in Toronto. For short-term Schengen visas, please contact the Embassy of Austria in Ottawa.