The French criminal record: "Extrait de casier judiciaire" [fr]
How to obtain your "bulletin n° 3" :
You should personally contact the French ministry of Justice, "Service du casier judiciaire", which is the only relevant authority. The "Bulletin n° 3" (French certificate of good conduct) is issued free of charge to the person concerned only.
You can apply :
By Internet: www.cjn.justice.gouv.fr
By mail (Casier judiciaire national, 107 rue du Landreau, F-44317 NANTES CEDEX 3 FRANCE)
Please enclose a proof of identity (copy of your birth certificate, passport, etc.)
Application forms can be downloaded and printed from the website mentioned above. Below is an English translation.
- French criminal record - English translation
- (PDF - 54 kb)
If you were born outside of France, please attach a copy of proof of identity.
By fax (if your request is urgent) : On 01133 251 89 89 18
For further information, please contact directly the Service du casier judiciaire national :
CASIER JUDICIAIRE NATIONAL
107 rue du Landreau
F-44317 NANTES CEDEX 3
Tél. : 01133 251 89 89 51
Fax : 01133 251 89 89 18