If you live in UAE:
You should apply in person at the police department of the emirate. You will be required to present the following documents:
- your original passport, as well a copy;
- a copy of your resident visa;
- three photographs; and
- applicable fees.
Applicants may send applications by courier with a pre-paid airway bill to the relevant office listed below. You must submit with your application the following:
- a set of fingerprints certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UAEEmbassy in your country of current residence;
- a copy of your passport;
- a copy of your former residence visa; and
- applicable fees
- Abu Dhabi
General Police Directorate
Criminal Investigation Section
P.O. Box, 253 Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone: 971-2-449 0008Website: www.adpolice.gov.ae
Fujairah Police Department
P.O. Box 5
Criminal Investigation Department
Dubai Police General Headquarters
P.O. Box 1493, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: 971-4-2013471Website: www.dubaipolice.gov.ae
- Ras Al Kheimah
Ras Al Kheimah Police
P.O. Box 54
Ras Al Kheimah, UAE
P.O. Box 29
- Umm AL Quwain
Umm Al Quwain Police Department
P.O. Box 23
Umm Al Quwain, UAE
Ajman Police Department
P.O. Box 4
More detailed information can be found on the website of Embassy of United Arab Emirates in Ottawa.
Basically, one has to complete a fingerprint form, get it notarized and submit it to the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) in Ottawa for authentication at the following address:
125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 0G2
This service provided by the DFAIT is free of charge.
Once the fingerprint form is authenticated, the next step is to submit it to to the UAE Embassy at the following address:
United Arb Emirates Embassy
Attention: Consular Section
125 Boteler Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 0A4
There is fee for this service and the Embassy only accepts payments in the form of money order, certified cheque or draft cheque. Please ensure that the fee is made payable to the United Arab Emirates Embassy, Ottawa. The processing fee depends on the speed of service of choice.
3 – 5 business days
Consulate General of the UAE
160 Bloor Street East, Suite 1404
Toronto, ON, M4W 1B9
(Hours of operation from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday to Friday)
The next step of to send the following documents to the Police Department at the Ministry of Interior in the appropriate Emirate in the U.A.E.
1) The legalized fingerprint form
2) 2 coloured passport size photograph
3) Passport copy (including residency visa, if possible)
4) Application for Good Conduct Certificate (Outside the United Arab Emirates)
5) A fee of USD $35.00 (in the form of international draft)
The documents can be submitted by a family member or friend in the United Arab Emirates directly to the police department on behalf of the applicant to ensure faster service, or mailed by the applicant to the following address:
|Abu Dhabi Police Department||P.O. Box 253Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.||Telephone: (9712) 446-1461Fax: (9712) 409-2441Website: www.adpolice.gov.ae|
|Dubai Police Department||P.O. Box 1493Dubai, U.A.E.||Telephone: (9714) 609-9999Fax: (9714) 221-5158|
|Sharjah Police Department||P.O. Box 29Sharjah, U.A.E.||Telephone: (9716) 563-3333Fax: (9716) 563-3332Website: www.shjpolice.gov.ae|
|Ras Al-Khaimah Police Department||P.O. Box 54Ras Al- Khaimah, U.A.E.||Telephone: (9717) 235-6666Fax: (9717) 205-3118Website: www.rakpolice.com|
|Ajman Police Department||P.O. Box 4Ajman, U.A.E.||Telephone: (9716) 740-9999Fax: (9716) 703-4000Website: www.rakpolice.com|
|Fujairah Police Department||P.O. Box 5Fujairah, U.A.E.||Telephone: (9719) 222-4411Fax: (9719) 222-2213Website: www.fujairahpolice.gov.ae|
|Umm Al- Quwaian Police Department||P.O. Box 23Umm Al- Quwain, U.A.E.||Telephone: (9716) 765-6662Fax: (9716) 765-4124|
You would need a set of fingerprints for the application. You can visit as at one of the two locations for the fingerprinting needs. The fingerprints taken by us are recognized by the UAE Police authorities.
Worldwide Forensic Services Inc.
55 Town Centre Court, Suite 642
Scarborough, ON M1P 4X4
Worldwide Forensic Services Inc.
1090 Dundas Street East, Suite 104
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2B8
The Worldwide Forensic Services Inc. can also get fingerprint form notarized, authenticated by the department of foreign affairs and legalized by the embassy of UAE for an additional fee.