Police Clearance Certificate

Police Clearance Certificate by Attestation House in U.A.E

What is a Police clearance Certificate?

A Police Clearance Certificate is basically a character certificate issued by the police department of the local administration in the home country. A police clearance certificate proves that the person in question has no criminal cases pending against him or her. It also mentions any previous crimes committed or accused of. It is prepared by the local police by checking the local police records for any criminal offense, arrests or conviction recorded against the said person.

In some countries, it may be known by a different name. Such as it could be called a  Police Clearance Certificate, Good Conduct Certificate, Certificate of Good Character, Criminal Records, Penal Clearance Certificate, Good Citizen Certificate (In Hong Kong), National Police History Check / Police Check (In Australia), etc.

What is the need for a Police Clearance Certificate in the UAE?

A Police clearance certificate or a good conduct certificate is needed for various purposes some of them are as follows:

  • Purpose of getting Job/ employment in UAE.
  • migration to the UAE related requirements.
  • Required for obtaining a residence visa .
  • Needed to enroll in higher study in the UAE etc.

Why is it required?

A police certificate is highly important document for any government wanting to allow foreign nationals to come and work in their country. It tells the host government about the risks associated with the incoming person. Hence it is asked for and needed for a lot of government work and otherwise. It is asked for any work that requires clearance, Naturalization, License, name change, etc.

Can the same Good Conduct Certificate be used in multiple countries?

Here in the UAE, each certificate is issued for use in a particular country. If you require police clearance for multiple countries then you will have to submit individual applications for each country. One can mention in the application the language of the certificate as in English or Arabic.

Validity of the Police clearance certificate?

In the UAE, Good Conduct or police clearance certificates are valid for 3 months from the date of issue. Other countries have different validity periods, so it is better to check with the certificate issuing country for current and accurate information.

Can Attestation House Help me with Getting an Attested Police Clearance Certificate?

Yes, we at Attestation House are always here to help. We can Help you file all the applications and perform all the modalities as required in the UAE. Just give us a call or get in touch with us through the form on the sidebars in the website pages and our experts will get in touch with you.