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Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by marriotthk66, Mar 1, 2017.
Sorry elkeisea, I can't help you. Actually, I need the HK police certificate to immigrate to Canada.
Is it possible to have a letter of your good conducts, rather than a certificate of no criminal conviction from Hong Kong? I live in England, but I’ve lived in HK over fiver years. I am so worried about how I can get that certificate if the school needs.
I am from Hong Kong and recently seeking early childhood teaching opportunity overseas. I had an interview and the employer wants me to work with them, however I will need the certificate of no criminal conviction. I told the employer that I could not get it as it's for certain purposes only and I can do a "Sexual Conviction Record Check". I thought everything will be okay but then I find that the employer has to call to the telephone checking system with a Hong Kong number (with in Hong Kong) to check my status. No written record/certificate will be given.
It's really a painful and frustrating. It's not that I have committed any crime or not qualified. I really hope these certificates could be obtained easily like other countries. Can we do anything about it?
Hi , i we in the same situation now all documents are ready for post but we stuck with a payment , how and where i can get this cheque ? as i went to few banks here in UK and they absolutely have no idea how to do that cheque they keep telling me they need bank account who i sending it to . please help
Hi, what address did you use for the FCO?
For anyone not returning to their home country and moving somewhere new, this might be useful...
I am in the middle of this process and as suggested by others, it’s painful and so unnecessary. You cannot simply ask for a certificate prior to leaving, so you must submit your request to the address stated, with all relevant documents. (https://www.police.gov.hk/ppp_en/11_useful_info/cert_no_crime.html#oversea)
From overseas I recently sent the application and permission form, photocopies of several ID’s (just to be sure), fingerprints taken in my home country, my new teaching job contract, a bank draft (different to a cheque and can be organized at most banks) and a letter from my new school requesting the certificate.
The reply from HK Police was that they need an official government request from the country I am moving to (Peru!) in order to process my request. A private company/employer is not sufficient as the certificate will be sent directly to the government office and not your actual school. It seems ridiculous that a simple teaching job requires the government of my new country to get involved in this capacity, but that’s the only option. I suggest you request your new school to help organizing this as soon as possible as it can take some time.