International Child Protection Certificates - apply by post

If your employer or potential employer has asked you to provide them with an International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC) you will need to complete an ICPC application form. The fastest way to submit your application is to apply online. If you would prefer to download and print an application form to complete by hand, please click on one of the links below.


Please note: IP addresses in the countries listed below are not supported by Worldpay.

Algeria, Argentina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Nigeria, The Philippines, Romania, Russian Federation and Ukraine.

If applying from these countries you must use the postal application service and make all payments by bank transfer.


ACRO will reply to you directly with the results of your application. We will process your application within 10 working days of receipt (not including dates of receipt or dispatch).



International Child Protection Certificates application form     Word       PDF



If you apply by post you can pay for your application by cheque, bank draft, postal order or bank transfer. Please visit our payment guidance page for more information on paying by these methods.