The Uganda Police Force is mandated under section 2 and 3 of the identification of the offenders Act Cap 119 (1960) and Police Act Cap. 303 (2006) as amended to take and keep criminal records of all persons who have committed crime.
Increasingly, to protect and guard their interest from criminal elements, Countries and Organizations all over the world have over times put additional measures to identify and apprehend criminals. Such measures include the taking of fingerprints which are used for national identification, issuance of passports, visas, employment, joining academic institutions etc.
Cognizant of the threat of the spread of COVID -19 and to minimize congestion at the Directorate of INTERPOL Headquarters’ which is mandated to issue certificates of good conduct, UPF is launching online services effective 17th May 2021.
This is being done with aim of:
• Reducing on the overcrowding at the Directorate of INTERPOL and International
• Reducing on the time spent in the process of acquiring the certificates of good
• Helping the applicants to track and know the status of their applications.
below is a document with all instructions on how to apply online