Criminal records certificate (Police checks)

​How to obtain a Spanish police clearance certificate

Australians citizens who have resided in Spain for any period of time may require a Spanish Police clearance certificate for such purposes as court proceedings, residency permits or overseas employment.
You will have to contact the Embassy of Australia in Madrid to obtain the police clearance certificate.
To see the procedure to follow, step by step, to obtain your Police clearance certificate, click here.
If you are not in Spain and are unable to obtain this certificate in person, you may wish to seek legal assistance or to nominate a legal representative in Spain to act on your behalf.


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