Police Clearance Certificate / Criminal Record Check in Spain

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Great experience! They are very professional people, Maria Jose from Spain very experienced and knowledgeable lawyer.
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Police Clearance Certificate / Criminal Record Check

This service is available across Spain

Who would find this Service useful?

Tailored for individuals seeking to secure a Spanish police clearance certificate, this service caters to a broad spectrum of applicants, including those aiming for overseas opportunities. Ideal for:

Visa Applicants: Embarking on a new journey abroad? Whether it's for living, working, or studying, you might need a criminal record check in Spain as part of your visa application, proving your clean legal background in Spain.

Employment or Visa Candidates: As you pursue career or visa opportunities internationally, many foreign entities mandate a police clearance certificate from Spain to confirm your eligibility, especially for roles demanding high trust and integrity.

Adoption Prospects: Individuals intending to adopt, whether within Spain or from abroad, must present a Spanish police clearance certificate, showcasing their legal suitability to become adoptive parents.

Who would find this Service useful?


To use this service, you typically need to:

  • Be a current or former resident of Spain
  • Provide necessary identification documents, such as your passport or national ID card.
  • Pay the required fees associated with the certificate application.
  • There are no specific nationality requirements, but you must have a valid reason for obtaining the certificate.


Securing a police clearance certificate from Spain involves a streamlined process:

  1. Document Preparation: Collate essential ID documents and any extra details sought by Spanish officials.
  2. Application Submission: Forward your application to the relevant Spanish bodies, accessible online or via specified agencies.
  3. Background Verification: A comprehensive check is conducted to ascertain the absence of any criminal records in Spain.
  4. Certificate Issuance: Post-verification, the police clearance certificate is prepared if no discrepancies are found.
  5. Certificate Delivery: Receive your certificate through email or postal service, based on your application method.


Obtaining a police clearance certificate from Spain offers several benefits:

  1. Legal Compliance: It ensures that you meet the requirements set by foreign governments, employers, or visa authorities.
  2. Enhanced Opportunities: You can pursue opportunities such as international travel, employment, or residency with confidence, knowing that your criminal record in Spain is clear.
  3. Peace of Mind: Having a clean police clearance certificate eliminates concerns about your criminal history affecting your goals and plans abroad.

Key Features of this Service

Our dedicated legal team will:

  • Evaluate your eligibility and precise needs for the police clearance certificate.
  • Offer guidance on document preparation.
  • Facilitate the application process with Spanish authorities.
  • Oversee application status and resolve potential complications.
  • Guarantee the delivery of your certificate.
  • Provide comprehensive legal support, including advice on appeals or disputes if needed.
Key Features of this Service

Benefits of this Service

Opting for our assistance in obtaining a Spanish police clearance certificate presents multiple advantages:

  • Legal Compliance: Ensures adherence to international legal standards and requirements.
  • Opportunity Expansion: Empowers you to confidently explore global travel, employment, or residency ventures, with a verified clean record in Spain.
  • Peace of Mind: Eliminates worries about past legal issues hindering your future plans and ambitions abroad.
Benefits of this Service

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your professional.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

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