Extract from the criminal record of other EU countries
You can apply to the police for an extract from the criminal record of other EU countries or the UK. The law in that country determines whether you can access the information. The extract does not contain information from the Swedish criminal record.
How to request an extract:
1. Complete the form
Complete the application form clearly and sign it
Please note that forms completed digitally must nevertheless be printed out and signed with pen. We do not accept digital signatures.
Keep in mind that a complete application, properly signed by hand, with pen, will help you receive an extract more quickly.
Note the following:
- Send a copy of your passport or ID card.
- You may only request a record extract concerning yourself. A power of attorney for another person is not valid.
2. Send in the form
Scan or take a photo of the signed form and send it by e-mail or post to the police. Forms sent by e-mail will receive an auto-reply confirming receipt by the police of your e-mail.
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3. Receive a record extract
You will receive a record extract from us by post. The extract will be sent to the address provided in the application. The police may not send extracts directly to an employer.
Standard processing time can be up to six weeks from the receipt of the completed application to the sending of the extract. Processing times may vary with demand.
We cannot prioritise or accelerate any particular request.
The following applies for the extract
The EU extract for individuals allows requests for extracts concerning oneself from the criminal record of other EU countries or the UK where one is or has been a resident or citizen. The law in that country determines which judgments are shown in the extract. Please note that the extract does not contain information from the Swedish criminal record.
If a country refuses to issue an extract
You yourself can apply for an extract directly from the country. Contact the public authorities in the country in question for more information.