What is a Police Clearance Certificate?
A Police Clearance Certificate is an important official document issued by the Police Department or by the government agency concerned of a particular country testifying to the criminal records an applicant may or may not have. Criminal record may include arrest, conviction or criminal proceeding, if any. It is a vital document necessary for any person who needs to migrate to a foreign country, apply for a job in a foreign country, start a business, study abroad, apply as a tourist guide or for any other similar purpose. We can help you get Police Clearance Certificate Attestation in the UAE done in no time.
A Police Clearance Certificate Attestation in the UAE is required to be submitted by both expats and locals alike whenever deemed necessary. Attestation of Police Clearance Certificate in UAE is necessary to prove the originality of the document as well as to make it officially and legally valid. Police Clearance Certificate attestation services in UAE can be undertaken by a certified attestation agency like Astute Attestation.
The steps involved in obtaining Police Clearance Certificate attestation in UAE are as follows:
STEP 1: Obtain Police Clearance Certificate from authorities concerned (Home Department/ General Administration Department)
STEP 2: Attest Police Clearance Certificate from the authorities who issued the same
STEP 3: Forward the attested copy of Police Clearance Certificate to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) along with required documents
STEP 4: After obtaining attested copy of Police Clearance Certificate from MEA, forward the same to concerned Embassy or Ministry of Foreign Affairs for MOFA attestation.
Documents Required for Attestation
In order to get a Police Clearance Certificate attested in UAE, you need to ensure your application is in order with all the necessary documents attached. The rules are different for applicants who are residents in the UAE and those who are not. If you seek to obtain Police Clearance Certificate attestation from the UAE, the following are the documents required:
- Fingerprints – Attested by the UAE Embassy from the existing Country or UAE Emirates ID Card Copy (Expired or Cancelled)
- A copy of the applicant's passport.
- UAE Entry and Exit Visa Page
- 2 Recent Passport Size Photo
- Purpose of Applying
Why Astute for Police Clearance Certificate Attestation in UAE?
Obtaining Police Clearance Certificate attestation in UAE is not a Herculean task. But without the right resources and guidance, you may not be able to expedite the process or get accurate results in one go. This is where the helping hand of an expert attestation agency comes to the rescue. There are plenty of attestation service providers in the UAE who can help you obtain Police Clearance Certificate attestation. But only few have the necessary skills and expertise to ensure your Police Clearance Certificate attestation process is seamless, transparent and agile.
Astute Attestation has been at the forefront of providing attestation services in the UAE ever since its inception. We have great working relationships with ministries and Home departments in the Middle East ensuring smooth and transparent functioning throughout the chain of process. Providing solid, fast and affordable attestation services is our forte and our team of highly skilled and trained professionals can make your Police Clearance Certificate attestation process as easy as possible.
- 1. How long is a Police Clearance Certificate valid for?
A Police Clearance Certificate in UAE is valid for a period of 3 months from the date of issue.
- 2. What is the cost involved in obtaining a Police Clearance Certificate in the UAE?
Price of PCC for UAE nationals - Dh100, Price of PCC for UAE inhabitants - Dh200, Price of PCC for non-UAE nationals - Dh300
- 3. Which countries are included in the ECR list?
United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Qatar, Afghanistan, Oman, Indonesia, Kuwait, Syria, Bahrain, Lebanon, Malaysia, Thailand, Libya, Iraq, Jordan
- 4. How can I check the status of my Police Clearance Certificate Attestation with Astute Attestation?
You can easily track the status of your Police Clearance Certificate attestation on the Astute Attestation website. Your PCC attestation application will have a unique order number which will be intimated to you by our team. You can go to the ‘Order Tracking’ tab on the Home page of our website and simply enter the order number to get a real time and accurate status of your application.
- 5. How can you apply for a Police Clearance Certificate in the UAE?
You can apply for a Police Clearance Certificate in the UAE either offline or online. In both these cases, your application must be supported by requisite documents and relevant certificates.