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The following information is quoted from the application kit issued by the Buffalo Immigration Regional Programme Centre (RPC).

This information does not necessarily apply to applications processed at other Canadian Immigration Offices.

Buffalo RPC recognizes that persons who are not resident in the following countries will not be able to obtain police certificates:

Albania, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Comoros, Czech Rep., Ethiopia, Kuwait, Morocco, Paraguay, Surinam, United Arab Emirates, Yemen. Do not attempt to obtain police certificates from the following countries. Buffalo RPC will inquire on your behalf: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cuba, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guam, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Kampuchea, Korea (South), Laos, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Niger, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sao Tome E Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somali, Sudan, Togo, Venezuela, Zaire.

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