How to Apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct

The Certificate of Good Conduct, also known as the Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) or Good Conduct Certificate, is a certificate issued by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in Kenya confirming your/applicant’s criminal record status.
Published on Apr 4, 2022 by CalebCategory How Tos

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How to Apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct

Requirements

  • eCitizen Account
  • KES. 1,100 in your M-PESA Account
  • Copy of your National ID Card (or Birth Certificate, for those under the age of eighteen (18))

Procedure

  1. Go to your browser, search eCitizen then click on the eCitizen Portal to open,
  2. click on Sign In at the top right corner of your screen to sign into your eCitizen account,
  3. click the Directorate of Criminal Investigations tab,
  4. confirm it’s your account from the name (your name) displayed and click Continue,
  5. on the DCI page under Our Services click on Police Clearance Certificate,
  6. on the Ownership page, select Your Application or Your Child’s Application (if you’re applying for your child) and click Next,
  7. on the next page, read the requirements of application and click Next,
  8. on the next page, select the Finger Print Area and Finger Print Location (i.e. the Huduma Centre where you’ll go to submit your finger prints) and click Complete.
  9. You’ll be directed to the Pay for Service page where you’ll choose your preferred payment method, like M-PESA.
  10. Follow the M-PESA payment instructions as displayed to pay a bill of KES. 1050, then
  11. click Complete once you’ve received the M-PESA confirmation of payment message on your phone. The eCitizen system will confirm your payment, and when successful, you’ll be redirected back to Applications page where you’ll
  12. book the date and time at a Huduma Centre wish to visit for fingerprint collection by DCI officers.
  13. Under Downloads and Payments sections on the left side of your screen, download the C24 Finger and Palm Print form and the payment receipt respectively by clicking on Download or Print (if you have a printer connected).
  14. Print the C24 form and the receipt (Government and Customer copy) and attach a copy of your national ID card. You will present these three (3) documents to the DCI officers at the Huduma Centre on the date and time you booked.

After fingerprint collection, go and just keep calm. It takes between two (2) weeks and one (1) month to process your Certificate of Good Conduct, after which you’ll be notified via SMS when it’s ready. When you receive the SMS confirming that your certificate is ready, this is how you can download your certificate:

How to Download your Certificate of Good Conduct

  1. Go to your browser, search eCitizen then click on the eCitizen Portal to open,
  2. click in Sign In at the top right corner of your screen to sign into your eCitizen account,
  3. click the Directorate of Criminal Investigations tab,
  4. confirm it’s your account from the name (your name) displayed and click Continue,
  5. on the DCI page under Recent Applications click on the Ref No. e.g. PCC-1A2B3C4D, then
  6. on the left side of your screen under Downloads, under Police Clearance Certificate, click Download or Print (if you have a printer connected).

That’s it! I hope your criminal record is clean though, ama you were young and stupid? Comment below if your certificate, or a certificate of someone you know/know of has any offense(s).

Note

  • The validity of the information on your Certificate of Good Conduct is as of the date of issue.
  • You are advised to apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct yearly.
  • Clearance from the DCI is one of the five (5) clearances outlined in Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

Contact teQniQal Stationers & Printers Ltd. for Paid Assistance

Call/SMS/WhatsApp us through +254748836850 to be assisted to apply for your Certificate of Good Conduct at a cost of KES. 200 (Lipa na M-PESA Till No.: 840376). We’ll be happy to help.

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