Originally Posted by Manitoba
If you have been in country more than 6 months I believe that you can use a local police clearance instead of one from home. However I believe that these can take a while to obtain, something else to look into.
Local police clearance may be obtained in one day if you go early. If you go later in the day, you may need to go the next day to pick it up. Requires ID and a pic. NBI clearance takes about a week from application to pick up.