Everyone who wants to go to Canada needs a Clearance certificate from the National Investigation Bureau (NBI). You can move to Canada from existing country for studies, work or as a refugee. In the world, every country has some rules and regulations to handle immigrants. Criminal background verification is most important and mandatory step for all countries including Canada. I think it is the right place to get NBI clearance information, if you are thought move to the Canada. It is the right place to get information about NBI clearance or renewal, if you move to the Canada.
In this article, I will let you know about Canada NBI clearance and what are the requirements. The immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) needs a clearance certificate of 18 years old and above age. If you are livid in Singapore, Dubai or any other countries more than 10 years for six months you have to submit police clearance certificate to the Canada immigration department. Police clearance tells your criminal case status.
How To Apply Or Renew NBI Clearance Online For Canada
You are not eligible for Canada immigration applications, if you have criminal cases in past years. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) department will provide police clearance certificate for Canada immigrants. It identifies criminal cases of a person in the previous living countries. For example if you are an Filipino and living in the Philippines, then the NBI will request to the Philippines police department about your criminal activities.
There are a few steps to take first time applicants or renew NBI applications. NBI application (Form-5) is a unique form, it will send to the applicant by their request. You can get this application by Philippine consulate or Canada Embassy.
Step 1: To get NBI form-5, add your full name, address and contact number along with your response email address in the mail box while requesting to the Ottawa and Calgary and use mail subject as NBI FORM. Here is I will give two E-mail address notice it.
Ottawa- [email protected]
Calgary- [email protected]
Arrange how your NBI clearance will be sent to you. For example, you may need to provide a prepaid return envelope with your address in Canada or ask if you can have a scanned copy while the original is in transit.
For the Vancouver and Toronto you have to follow a little precaution. To secure Your NBI application you may send a prepaid return envelope add your return address along with stamps on the envelope. They will send the approved certificate to you, if it meets all the standards of NBI.
Note: Take a copy of documents while sending original documents to the NBI.
Step 2: Applicant must add fingerprint document that issued by RCMP station or RCMP accredited fingerprint office along with form-5. As well, request for the calling card of the officer who scanned your fingerprints.
For Vancouver, applicants add their health declaration, form -5 along with fingerprint document. You have to add proper dates on health declaration form based on your appointment. Take a print of your appointment copy to show consulate.
Step 3: Now you have to submit your requirements to the consulate or embassy through E-mail.
For Toronto and Vancouver applicants on the appointment day must carry a copy of passport data and latest pass photos with white background. Add NBI clearance previously issued by the NBI, if you want to apply for renewal along with health declaration form.
Step 4: New applicants are need to register at (nbi.gov.ph online register renewal) website for clearance. After the registration it will generate reference number. This will help to NBI department for further reference and tell about your details. Make sure to note the reference number that generated by the website.
Step 5: Send the embassy verified NBI Form -5/authenticated to the NBI office in the Philippine via courier. Add required documents and extra photos copes and send directly to this address below.
Ms. Sandra P. Sobida Mailed Clearance Section, 3rd Floor, NBI Bldg., UN Avenue, Ermita, Manila 1000*
Emelyn M. Aoanan Chief, Information and Communication Technology Division 4th Floor, NBI Clearance Building, UN Avenue, Ermita, Manila
Step 6: add payment of 155 $ application fee or international bank demand draft that payable to the NBI director.
Step 7: Applicant’s NBI clearance certificate will be sent by NBI department directly through post or applicant return envelope.. It will take at least 3 weeks.
Required documents For NBI Clearance Canada
Accomplish filled NBI from-5 with 4 colored pass photos that taken within the three months. As well attach calling card of the officer who scanned your fingerprint impressions.
- A Clean copy of your valid passport
- Return envelope
- NBI payment free of 36.25$ by postal money order or bank demand draft payable to:
- Philippine Consulate General Calgary
- Philippine Consulate General in Toronto
- Philippine Consulate General for Vancouver
- Philippine embassy for Ottawa
Observe your all the documents before proceed to The NBI clearance. Read all the requirements carefully and check the dates including your passport, pan, your education certificate dates are matched properly or not. Correct your documents dates and spellings by contacting document issued organization. Do not send multiple mails to the NBI, usually they take more than 5 days to examine your documents. They will send you the further requirements via E-mail, if it is necessary.