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"ALL TRANSACTIONS WITH THE CONSULATE MUST INCLUDE A COPY OF THE DATA PAGE OF THE LATEST PASSPORT
BEARING THE HOLDER'S MOBILE NUMBER AND SIGNATURE."
(as of 01 July 2010) We receive requests for facilitation with Saudi authorities for the issuance of police clearances which are often used for immigration to countries. The Saudi police will issue any resident a police clearance upon endorsement by the Consulate. If the requesting party is no longer in the Kingdom, the Consulate issues a Certificate of No Derogatory Record.
A. If applicant is in Jeddah/Western Region:
For applicants in Jeddah or any province of the Western Region, the Consulate General will endorse the application for Police Clearance to the Office of the Director of the Police Department, Jeddah.
- Copy of valid Philippine Passport
- Copy of valid Saudi Iqama/Residence Permit
- One (1) colored Photo with white background (2" x 2" size)
- Fee: SR100.00
STEPS TO BE TAKEN AFTER RECEIVING THE ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATE from the Philippine Consulate General:
- Bring the Endorsement Certificate to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia for stamping (authentication)
- Bring the stamped Endorsement Certificate to the local Police Station for the issuance of Police Clearance (fingerprinting). (Note: This will take a couple of days before the issuance of Police Clearance)
- Bring the Police Clearance to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia for stamping (authentication)
- Have the Police Clearance be translated into English at the translation office accredited by Saudi Chamber of Commerce
- Bring the translated Police Clearance (original and copy) to the Philippine Consulate General for authentication with a copy of passport.
- Payment for authentication: SR100.
B. If applicant is outside Jeddah/in the Philippines:
For applicants outside Jeddah, kindly accomplish/submit the following documents as required by Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs under its Note No. 94/70/19/37270 dated 03 November 2010:
- Request Letter addressed to the Consulate stating the purpose of the Police Clearance and your email address;
- Local Police Clearance with fingerprint from the current place of legal residence and duly authenticated by the nearest Saudi Embassy and Philippine Embassy/Consulate General (if abroad) or DFA Manila (if in the Philippines); (must be submitted original) (MUST BE SUBMITTED ORIGINAL w/ Arabic translation from the Accredited Translation Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jeddah and Authenticated by the Chamber of Commerce, Jeddah, KSA)
- Special Power of Attorney authenticated by the nearest Philippine Embassy/Consulate (if abroad) of DFA Manila (if in the Philippines) for your authorized representative here in Jeddah to process your Saudi Police Clearance; (must be submitted original)
- Photocopy of passport used in Saudi Arabia clearly showing the applicant's photographs and all Saudi visas;
- Copy of Saudi residence permit (Iqama);
- Two (2) recently taken colored photos with white background (2 in. x 2 in. size); and
- Other relevant document, if any, to support the application for Police Clearance.
The Philippine Consulate will secure an approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through a Note Verbale. After the approval is obtained, your authorized representative will bring all the documents to the Police Station for the issuance of the Police Clearance.
Furthermore, the Philippine Consulate may issue a Certificate of No Derogatory Record (NDR) to those who are unable to comply with the requirements of the Ministry provided the applicants can comply with the following requirements:
- Copy of previous passport/s showing date of entry and exit from Jeddah;
- Copy of Employment Certificate during the period of stay in Jeddah; and
- Copy of Final Exit Visa;
In accordance with existing rules and regulations of the citizenship and Immigration Office in Canada as relayed by the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa, all Filipino nationals (including dependent family members above eighteen (18) years old), intending to travel to Canada for reason of work or study, are required to submit police clearance certificates from the country of last employment or residence, where they worked or resided for the last six (6) months in succession.
In view of this, the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah would like to advise all Filipinos in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who are planning to work or study in Canada, to secure Saudi police clearance certificate before they leave the Kingdom to avoid any inconvenience when they apply for residency in Canada.