Available upon official written request to the Government of Turkmenistan. Applicants should contact the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat who will make the request on behalf of the applicant. Applicants must provide a copy of the biographic data page and the "registration stamp" page of their passport (if applicable). In addition, applicants must provide their address and place of registration while in Turkmenistan. Police certificates are generally issued within two weeks. Translations are not usually provided.
Police and prison records are kept by the Ministry of Internal Affairs or the Committee on National Security. Court records are generally available for use in countries of the former Soviet Union, but authorities may refuse to permit the export of some records.