Police Clearance

Police Clearance

The Palestinian Ministry of Interior is responsible to issue a Police Clearance (non-conviction certificate) for Palestinian citizens who are in Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific either for work or study.

A Certificate of Good Conduct involves a different process and will only be issued upon specific request.


To request Police Clearance, the following process applies:

1. Print and complete the Application Form.

2. Send the completed form to the Consular Section of the General Delegation of Palestine with the following:

  • Completed Consular Service Registration Form
  • A cover letter/email (sent to consular@palgov.org) outlining the purpose of the applicant’s request (e.g. why the police clearance is sought, the period of time for which the police clearance is sought, etc.)
  • Justice of Peace (JP) certified copy of the first two pages of the applicant's passport clearly showing the applicant's photo, full name and passport number
  • JP-certified copy of applicant's Palestinian ID
  • Proof of applicant's place of residence during the period of time for which the police clearance is sought
  • Copy of the applicant’s Visa
  • 2 passport size photos
  • A self-addressed Australia/NZ Post Express envelope, for the return of the documents to the applicant.

Documents must be sent using an Australia/NZ Post Express envelope to the following address:

Consular Section of the General Delegation of Palestine
P.O Box: 4646, Kingston, ACT 2604

3. Payment of AU$30.00 can be paid via money order/Cheque/bank transfer and must be addressed to General Palestinian Delegation.

To pay by bank transfer, send to the following:

ANZ Bank
Account Name: General Palestinian Delegation
BSB: 012984
Account No: 495114842

ACT 2603, Australia

Please include your name into the reference section of the bank transfer.

After payment, please send a record of the transaction details (screenshot/receipt/etc.) to consular@palgov.org

4. After payment and all necessary documents have been received, they will be certified and returned to the applicant.

Important Note: After all necessary documents have been submitted according to procedures, the processing time for police clearance is 1 MONTH. If 1 month has passed and your transaction has not been completed, please contact the Consular Affairs Department on 02 6286 9193 to follow up.

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