How to Apply For Qatar Police Clearance Certificate

A Qatar Police Clearance Certificate or Qatar PCC is an official document issued in the name of the applicant by Director of Criminal Evidences and Information and Department, Qatar detailing the criminal records of the applicant. It is issued for various purposes like for applying for residential status, employment, immigration, education etc. The applicant has to submit varied documents required as per the purpose of the certificate.  Personnel from Helpline Group can assist you to obtain your Qatar PCC

 

Purpose – Employment

Expatriates (Non-Qatari)

  1. Application form stating the sponsorship transfer duly attested by the General Directorate of Border passports and Expatriates Affairs (For male applicants)
  2. All applicants must submit the offer letter from the employer addressed to the Director of Criminal Evidences and Information and Department
  3. Police Clearance Certificate from native country or embassy attested by the Foreign Ministry of Qatar.
  4. No objection certificate from previous employer if the applicant is currently employed (for female applicants)
  5. Copy of the ID card and Passport
  6. 2 passport size photos (4*6)
  7. Applicable fees

For Qataris

  1. All Qatari applicants applying for PCC must submit the offer letter from the employer addressed to the Director of Criminal Evidences and Information Department (CEID)
  2. No objection Certificate from the previous employer (if applicable)
  3. Educational Certificates
  4. Copy of the ID card
  5. 2 passport size photos (4*6)

 

Purpose – Migration and Education

If the applicant is an aspiring to migrate to a foreign country or go abroad for higher education, he / she shall submit the following documents along with the application.

  1. Copy of the passport and Qatar ID card
  2. 2 passport size photos
  3. Applicable fees

 

Purpose – Personal and business

An applicant seeking Qatar PCC for Personal Purposes (marriage etc.) or for the commencement of any business establishments (formation of a establishment, company, other offices or starting schools etc.) or any other commercial activities such as getting a customs clearance certificate etc. has to submit the following documents.

  1. A letter stating the purpose from the authorized personnel addressed to the Director of Criminal Evidences and Information.
  2. Copy of passport and Qatar ID
  3. 2 passport size photos
  4. Police clearance Certificate from the native country duly attested by the Foreign Ministry of Qatar.
  5. Applicable Fees

NB:-Point no. 4 (Police clearance Certificate from the native country duly attested by the Foreign Ministry of Qatar) is applicable for Qataris.

 

Applicants living outside Qatar

A person living outside Qatar can also avail PCC from Qatar provided he / she has lived in Qatar for over 6 months.  In such cases the following documents must be submitted by the applicant.

  1. Copies of the pages of current and old passports including personal particulars, residence permit, dates of first entry and last exit from the country.
  2. Full set of fingerprints taken and duly attested by a competent authority of the country of stay.
  3. Passport size photos – 3
  4. Original Police Clearance Certificate / Good Conduct Certificate Qatar issued the local police department.
  5. A letter stating the purpose requirement of the certificate is mandatory
  6. Applicable Fees

 

NB:-

  1. A Qatari resident born in Qatar need not submit PCC from the native country.  However he / she has to attach the birth certificate along with application. If the applicant entered Qatar when he was a minor (under 16 years) must enclose a copy of the page containing the date of the first entry to Qatar along with other documents.
  2. A Qatari national who is below 30 years of age and has not passed the Secondary School Examination applying for PCC need to obtain a Non-objection certificate from Qatari Armed Forces or MOI stating that he has never been employed in the Ministry or Armed Forces.
  3. A person living outside Qatar can either return to Qatar or ask a representative with a power of attorney in Qatar to apply on behalf of the applicant at the Criminal Evidences and Information Department.  
  4. A female applicant must attach the No-objection Certificate or letter and a copy of the ID card from the sponsor.