Who can apply, how to apply and contact details for criminal record checks overseas.
The application process for criminal records checks or ‘Certificates of Good Character’ for someone from overseas varies from country to country. You’ll have to apply in the country or to the relevant embassy in the UK.
Please read the guidance document if you have any queries. If you have any questions on applying for a criminal record check in the UK, please contact the Disclosure & Barring Service.
If you have any comments about the information contained in the main documents, or spot any errors, please contact ICIT@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk.