ACRO Police Certificates

ACRO provide Police Certificates for the purpose of obtaining visas and similar documents for a number of countries.

Individuals requiring Police Certificates for the purpose of applications for emigration, visas or residency for a number of countries including, but not limited to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States of America should download an application form via the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) website following links to ACRO. However, it is your responsibility to confirm with the relevant Embassy, High Commission or requesting authority that a Police Certificate will be acceptable.


Please note that this Certificate is processed entirely by the ACPO Criminal Records Office (ACRO) and applications should not be returned to North Yorkshire Police. All submissions and enquiries relating to this process should be directed to ACRO, who can be contacted as follows:

Telephone: 0845 601 3999 (International callers: 0044 1962 871 111) during their office hours of 08:30 - 23:00 GMT, Monday - Friday.