You need police clearance for ALL countries you have lived in for more than 6months. There is no leaving it off the list. Its actually one of the documents requested on the checklist!Hello guys , I would like to ask you did I need to police clearance for canada as I am here for last 7 years and if yes then how long before I can do ? I am gonna apply under highly medical needs in June end 2018. Your answer would be really appreciated.