Extract from the criminal record

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1. Obtain an extract from the Belgian criminal record

You need to send an email to the Federal Public Service Justice (available in French or Dutch), Central Criminal Records Office: strafregister@just.fgov.be in person.

Please specify the following particulars in your request:

  • your name and first name(s);
  • your address;
  • your date and place of birth;
  • the reason for your request.

You can also attach a copy of your identity card or passport.

The extract from the criminal record is issued free of charge.


2. Obtain an extract from the criminal record for a period of time during which you resided abroad

You must contact directly the authorities of the country concerned.

Some foreign authorities might charge a fee for drawing up that document.