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Form I 130 has been approved for an immigrant visa applicant being sponsored by a citizen. 1) For the next step a police certificate needs to be submitted. Would like to know what the this certificate needs to state? Is there a template available online? Alternatively can you recommend the text of what it should cover/must include? 2) Also the applicant had a previous maiden name and a previous married name. Are these names also required to be mentioned on this police certificate? If yes does it need to state what dates the person had each of these names or is it sufficient to just mention the person had prior names and to mention those names?
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Is the person outside of the U.S. or inside of the U.S.? If outside, in what country? Do they have any crimes in their background?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The person is outside and has no crimes in their background

In what country?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Pakistan

Take a look at this link:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/Visa-Reciprocity-and-Civil-Documents-by-Country/Pakistan.html

Under police court and prison records, it says the following:

Comments: Pakistan has no nationwide tracking system for criminal activities. Police Character Certificates are available for a fee from District Coordinating Offices. However, they are not an accurate reflection of an individual's criminal record. An applicant who has committed a crime in one district may be able to obtain a clean Character Certificate from that district or another. Given the inaccuracy of these certificates, they are not required for consular processing.

So if you like, just have the beneficiary write a brief letter outlining all their previously used names and stating that they have no criminal record. It doesn't have to be anymore complicated than that.

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