Relevant document: ‘Certificate of Police Clearance’ (Certificat de Cazier Judiciar).
Residents: Apply in person.
Non-residents: Apply through an authorised person to the Ministry of Interior, General Inspector of Police Convictions Register, at your place of birth or residence.
Provide: ID document and evidence the processing fee has been paid.
Forms and further instructions are available at: http://politiaromana.ro/acte_necesare.htm
Resident non-citizens: Apply in person to the county police inspectorate in your county or precinct in your area of residence.
Non-resident non-citizens: You will need to submit an application to the nearest Romanian embassy. See a complete listing on website above or apply through the Inspectoratul General al Politiei in Romania.
Police certificates may also be obtained by giving notarized power of attorney to a representative in Romania to apply on your behalf.
A request form is obtainable on application.
Processing time: between 10 and 30 days. If the application is the result of an emergency (which should be clearly stated), processing time is approximately three days.
The certificate is valid for six months.