The easiest way for drivers to obtain a certificate is via the Internet, on the website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior. To log in to it, You’ll need an electronic signature, which can be obtained in eight ways – but we will not present them here. We chose only two, but the most convenient.
Method 1: PrivatBank (Smart ID)
If the driver is a client of PrivatBank, he only needs to log in to his account and enable the appropriate option in the settings. This is by far the simplest solution.
Method 2: Diya ID
Citizens of Ukraine who have ID cards and / or biometric passports can access the Diya mobile application. It also enables electronic identification.
Alternatively, you can get a certificate on paper
Of the three Ukrainian consular offices (and the Warsaw embassy), it seems that only the office in Krakow issues paper certificates of no criminal record/good conduct. To obtain them, the driver must present:
- [downloaded and completed application|https://bolt.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=58fee3aa5f3ee1718043e4f87&id=d14e1a99b0&e=30643a9a6d];
- applicant’s passport with a photocopy of its first page;
- a residence card or a valid visa, in the original or a copy.
The facility registers for the online queue, and register in it is obligatory – the driver can do it [on the consulate’s website | https://bolt.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=58fee3aa5f3ee1718043e4f87&id=a3e9497884&e=30643a9a6d a ]. The service costs PLN 125, the waiting time for the document is up to two weeks. Required translation and other information
Clerks usually require a certified translation of a certificate of no criminal record, so you should get one before your visit. And if you need more information about Ukrainian electronic signature, [you can find them here|https://bolt.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=58fee3aa5f3ee1718043e4f87&id=6bcf393b44&e=30643a9a6d]. It is worth noting that private persons who do not conduct business activity may also have a signature.