Australian Embassy

Police clearances


We do not assist with obtaining police clearances, and cannot advise you on application costs and procedures. Contact the relevant authorities in Australia or Japan for advice.


Police clearances from Australia

Police Certificates (including those with fingerprint checks) can be obtained from the Australian Federal Police or your relevant State or Territory police services.

Police clearances from Japan

A Japanese Police Certificate can be obtained through your Prefectural Police Headquarters.

For information on the application procedure, please check your Prefectural Police website or contact your Prefectural Police Headquarters directly.