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Requirements for different types of Police Clearance Certificate (Good Conduct Certificate)

For Employment  (Applying From Inside Qatar)

The PCC applicants who submit the application for employment purposes shall attach the following documents with the application:-

For Qataris:

  • Offer letter from the employer addressed to the Director of Criminal Evidences and Information Department (CEID).
  • Copy of the ID Card
  • 2 passport size photos (4*6 cm)
  • Educational certificates
  • No objection certificate from previous employer (If applicable)

For Expatriates:

  • Offer letter from the employer addressed to the Director of Criminal Evidences and Information and Department (CEID).
  • Sponsorship transfer application form attested by the General Directorate of Border Passports and Expatriates Affairs (For male applicants).
  • Copy of the ID card and passport
  • 2 passport size photos (4*6 cm)
  • Police Clearance Certificate from his country or embassy attested by the Foreign Ministry of Qatar and concerned authorities.
  • No objection certificate from previous employer if applicable (For female applicants).
  • Fee: 10 Qatari Riyals

 

For Education and Migration abroad  (Applying from inside Qatar)

If the PCC is intended to use abroad for the purposes such as education and migration etc…, the applicant shall attach the following documents with the application:-

For Qataris:-

  • Copy of the ID Card.
  • Copy of the ID Card.

For Expatriates:-

  • Copy of the passport and ID Card
  • 2 passport size photos (4*6 cm)
  • Fee: 10 Qatari Riyals

For Marriage, Commercial Activitiy...etc  (Applying from inside Qatar)


Those applying for the PCC for the purpose of marriage, commercial activity, formation of establishment or organization, customs clearance employees, opening lawyer's office, exchange companies, veterinarian and licensees of independent schools shall attach the following documents with the application:

  • Letter from the concerned authority for which the applicant works for addressed to the Director of Criminal Evidences and Information Department (CEID).

For Qataris:

  • Copy of the ID Card
  • 2 passport size photos (4*6 cm)

For Expatriates:-

  • Letter from the concerned authority for which the applicant works for addressed to the Director of Criminal Evidences and Information
  • Copy of the passport and ID Card
  • 2 passport size photos (4*6 cm)
  • Police Clearance Certificate from his country or embassy attested by the Foreign Ministry of Qatar and concerned authorities.
  • Letter from the sponsor (For male applicants)
  • Fee: 10 Qatari Riyals


Requirements for applying for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) from outside the country


There are four ways to apply for the PCC from outside  the country
1- Through the Qatar embassy
2- Through Metrash2 application or the website( valid residence permit is required)
3- Applying  via express mail by sending all the required documents and  the fees  to the following address:
        
        Ministry of the Interior
        Department of Criminal Evidences and Information – Salwa road
        Zone no:55, Area no:30
        PO Box 23004  phone : 2346737-2346717


4- The applicant can ask a relative or a friend in Doha to apply and receive the PCC by sending him all the required documents with the power of attorney certified by the court and the competent authorities in the applicant country and the Embassy of the State of Qatar & the Ministry of foreign affairs. The processing fee should be paid on behalf of the applicant for the certificate. It will be 10 QR only.
 

Document required for the PCC:

  • A formal letter addressed to The Director General of  evidence and criminal information showing the certificate request and purpose.
  • Clear copies of relevant pages of applicant's current passport and old passport that was used while in Qatar with personal particulars, residence permit, dates of first entry to the country and last exit from the country.
  • Full set of fingerprints (original) duly attested by a competent government authority at the country of the applicant.
  • Two recent passport-size photographs
  • The required fees for processing + mailing from outside the country, from inside the country 10 QR .

Notes:
If the applicant is a resident born in Doha, he doesn't need to attach the PCC from his country with the application for the PCC from Qatar. But he should attach a copy of the birth certificate with the application. Those who entered the country while they were under 16 years old should produce a copy of the passport that contains the date of first entry to the country.

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