Oman Police Clearance Certificate

In order to make sure that any individual entering the country has been thoroughly background checked, the Oman Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is issued by the Oman Criminal Evidences and Information Department (CEID) branch of the Oman Ministry of Interior (MOI). This certificate serves to officially establish the good conduct of an individual, making sure that he or she does not have a criminal record. If in case a criminal record does exist, then all of the details of the record must be indicated clearly and thoroughly on the certificate.

For immigration purposes, for applying for new jobs, for expanding your business, or for seeking for further academic advancement, the Oman Police Clearance Certificate is a crucial requirement that needs to be submitted upon application. This will always be required as you move from country to country for official purposes, whether you are looking to establish a new commercial institution or you wish to set up a new branch or company.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Police Clearance Certificate?

Governments must make sure that individuals entering the country are free from criminal records, and if not, then the criminal record must be detailed on an official document stating such. This is the purpose of an Oman Police Clearance Certificate that shows a reliable background check of your profile.


The Police Clearance Certificate is required for whom?

Should any individual wish to stay in Oman for longer than 6 months, the PCC is a requirement. This is also needed for employment, further studies, marriage, commercial activities, opening law offices, or establishing companies.


How long does it take to have an Oman Police Clearance Certificate processed?

The entire procedure may be tedious for someone who’s managing the requirements on their own, but with Afreno’s expertise, it should only take about a week to get everything done.


I don’t have a Police Clearance Certificate yet. Can I already start working?

You will not be able to start working until you have everything ready and complete for submission. We can help you get your Police Clearance Certificate all in order to facilitate your start of work.

Is there a minimum duration of stay in Oman before I can apply for a PCC?

You need to reside for at least 6 months in Oman with a valid residence permit before you are eligible to apply for a Police Clearance Certificate.


Even if I am outside the country, can I still apply for the PCC?

We understand that travelling from country to country can be difficult, which is why we can act as your official representative in Oman if you need to apply from abroad.


Who will apply for my employees’ Police Clearance Certificate?

The employer is responsible for getting all of the documents ready for the processing of the applications of all employees.


What are the different countries that are covered?

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Hong Kong / Macau, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Korea, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar/Burma, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pacific Islands, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Netherlands, Timor Leste, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe



Getting all of the paperwork ready for application can be a tedious and stressful process, which is why Afreno provides comprehensive services when it comes to your Oman Police Clearance Certificate for yourself and for your employees. We will be responsible for the entire process, starting by advising you on the documentation and being with you every step of the way until you assemble all the paperwork needed for the application. You will need to submit a good conduct certificate from your country of origin as well. All of these require official translations and attestations for authentication, all of which we can provide for you swiftly and cost-effectively.

Afreno can also act as your representative with POA to assist with all submission requirements to the bodies of government and for collection when needed, as well as with checking if all documents are complete and in order with a checklist. This saves you both time and effort when applying and can help you move on with your official business in Oman the soonest.



What exactly is the Oman Police Clearance Certificate? It can go by many names, but it has a sole purpose—to show proof of the absence of criminal records, or if you do have criminal records, then these will be clearly stated on the certificate. In other countries, it may be called national police history checks, judicial record extracts, good conduct certificates, good behaviour certificates, police records, behaviour certificates, background records, good citizen certificates, or police certificates. Criminal backgrounds include current criminal proceedings as well as arrests. This also includes convictions and other illegal activities.

The PCC is a mandatory requirement for opening law offices, establishing corporate businesses, pursuing further studies, applying for jobs, getting married, applying for residency or work visas, conducting commercial activities, and so much more. This is also part of the immigration protocol for foreign residents with a valid Residence Permit who have been living in Oman for at least half a year.



Without your Oman Police Clearance Certificate, there is very little that you will be able to officially accomplish. Whether you are looking for employment or seeking to apply for a residence permit, you will need your PCC even if you simply wish to study, to found an organisation, or to get married. Basically, the Oman PCC lets you remain in good standing with the relevant government authorities.

Just like in most countries, the certificate is required to show evidence of your good profile in any social community. You will not be able to apply for work or begin any of your plans in the country unless you have an official PCC. This certificate is a requirement in order to support your plans to set up a company or your proposal to establish a commercial institution. This includes a private school, a law office, or an exchange of companies as well.



Why are you applying for an Oman Police Clearance Certificate? The specific documents required for submission will depend on the purpose of your PCC, and whether or not you are applying from within the country. For instance, if you have already been residing in the country for more than six months, then you will be asked to submit a duly completed application form along with authorized copies of your passport and your residence permit for education or immigration purposes. Moreover, it is also a requirement to submit a full record of all your addresses in Oman along with two photographs as well.

Should you need your PCC for employment or for conducting any commercial activity, it is important to have a letter addressed to the Director of CEID from your prospective employer or sponsor. Furthermore, you will need an academic qualification certificate and a PCC from the country of origin as well, which needs to be attested by MOFA. Finally, some cases will require you to submit a sponsorship transfer application as well as a no objection letter from your previous employer.



Submission of paperwork to government bodies can be tiresome and overwhelming, but in our extremely capable and expert hands, your Oman Police Clearance Certificate can be processed promptly and efficiently with no hassle at all. For instance, an officially attested fingerprints certificate and a PCC from your own country may also be required upon submission. Both of these must be attested by your embassy and MOFA to ensure their authenticity. But with Afreno, you can rely on our experience in the industry of more than a decade of bringing customer satisfaction to clients the world over, regardless of the paperwork needed or the timelines that need to be met.

With Afreno, you can avoid common pitfalls like missing documents, wrong types of photos, incorrectly filled applications forms, and the like. We excel at getting the job done and getting it done right, for submission, collection, translation, attestation, and so much more.