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We got my fiances police certificate in June a month after we filed our k1 application. I believed it was valid for 1 year per the ARCO website, but I just read on the UK Embassy page that it's only valid for 6 months. Can someone confirm which it is? We will order another if we have to, thank you! 

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2 hours ago, amforever said:

We got my fiances police certificate in June a month after we filed our k1 application. I believed it was valid for 1 year per the ARCO website, but I just read on the UK Embassy page that it's only valid for 6 months. Can someone confirm which it is? We will order another if we have to, thank you! 

Please provide a reference for the 6 month validity.  What I see is this on the UK embassy website:

 

"If you have resided in the United Kingdom for 6 months or more since the age of 16, you are required to obtain a police certificate from the ACPO Criminal Records Office (ACRO).  Further information is available from their website at www.acro.police.uk.

Note: UK police certificates are valid for 12 months only.  Failure to present all necessary and valid police certificates at the time of the interview will incur significant delays to your application."

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1 hour ago, missileman said:

 

Please provide a reference for the 6 month validity.  What I see is this on the UK embassy website:

 

"If you have resided in the United Kingdom for 6 months or more since the age of 16, you are required to obtain a police certificate from the ACPO Criminal Records Office (ACRO).  Further information is available from their website at www.acro.police.uk.

Note: UK police certificates are valid for 12 months only.  Failure to present all necessary and valid police certificates at the time of the interview will incur significant delays to your application."

Perfect I guess I just read it wrong thank you!

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