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Wife got a police clearance for the time we were in the UAE, however she moved back to the Philippines in March and is has now expired. She has one from the Philippines as well, will the expired UAE one be an issue given she is no longer there? There's really no way of going about obtaining one short of physically flying back there but I don't see how that's possible at this point.

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Ok, so according to this

Police Records

Available, only if applicant is physically present in the UAE..

Police certificates may be obtained by any person, regardless of nationality, by personally appearing at the Central Police Headquarters located in the emirate of residence or former residence. When appearing to request a police certificate, the applicant should provide recent photographs, a letter from the requesting authority, the date of residence in the emirate, and their passport..

Not available by mail. Post recommends that consular officers waive the general requirement to obtain police certificates unless the applicant lives in the UAE..

http://travel.state....policerecords-6

If you reside outside of the country which she does, a police clearance is not needed.

You think it would still be beneficial to submit the one she does have, along with a typed letter showing when she moved back along with plane ticket, etc?

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If she hasn't been back to the UAE then the police certificate she has is more than fine. Considering she cannot get a new one.


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I had a similar issue as I was born and raised in Bahrain but haven't been there for several years. If you or your fiancee/wife have friends/relatives there, then they can get the application form and submit on your behalf. You would need to provide current passport copy, copy of all previous passports which contains the resident permit stamps along with photos. You may also want to contact the UAE embassy in your country (if there is one) and explain the situation, they may be able to provide a solution. Hope this helps.

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