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FBI Clearance - for U.S. citizens in New Zealand


FBI Clearance Request - Information for Travelers

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U.S. citizens (& former residents of the U.S.) who are seeking FBI clearance for employment or New Zealand residency applications should write directly to:

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Attn: Indentification Division
1000 Custer Hollow Road
Clarksburg, West Va 26306


You must send a letter of request to the address above, including accompanying materials as required by the FBI.  For a full list of these materials please visit the FBI Website.

Please download the standard fingerprint card, FD-258, and either, if you reside in Auckland, contact NZ Post, or, if you live outside Auckland, contact your local Police station, to make an appointment to have your fingerprints taken.

Please see the following link for the NZ Post shop addresses, and further information:

If you cannot download the fingerprint card, please contact the U.S. Consulate General in Auckland on 09-303-2724 ext 2800, email, or appear in person between 1pm and 3pm, Monday to Friday.

For further information please see: FBI Identification Record Request.

Consulate General Auckland

  • The Consulate General in Auckland provides all U.S. consular services in New Zealand:  The Embassy in Wellington is unable to provide consular services.

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