Consulate-General of the Republic of Singapore - Johor Bahru
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Certificate of Clearance (COC)

The Certificate of Clearance (COC), formerly known as Certificate of No Criminal Conviction (CNCC), is issued by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Singapore Police Force (SPF).


With effect from 18 October 2010, the COC will be issued to Singapore citizens only. The document certifies that the applicant does not have any criminal convictions in Singapore within a stipulated period of time. Applicant must show documentary proof from the relevant consulate/immigration authority/government authority which clearly indicates that the production of the COC is required. For more information, please refer to


If you wish to apply for a Certificate of Clearance, please download the application form and mail the completed form and required documents directly to:


Head Criminal Records
391 New Bridge Road
Blk C Police Cantonment Complex
Singapore 088762


Tel: (65) 6435 8409 or 6435 8410


SPF will consider granting COCs to Non-Singapore citizens who are in genuine need of a COC, upon appeal and on an exceptional, case by case basis. When submitting an appeal, the applicant must provide documentary proof that a COC is required and that the requesting authority does not accept a Statutory Declaration. The COC/Records Office (Tel: +65 6557 3985, email:


Suite 35.02, Level 35
Johor Bahru City Square Office Tower
106-108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook
80000 Johor Bahru
Johor, Malaysia

+607 226 5012

+607 226 5013


Operational Hours:    
For General Enquiries:-
Mon. – Fri.
8.30am – 1.00pm
2.00pm – 5.00pm

Closed on Sat, Sun and Public Holidays, including Singapore National Day on 9 August

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