See also Immigration New Zealand's general requirements for obtaining a police certificate and fingerprinting providers.
Applicants need to apply for a 'Criminal Status Certificate' [or 'Criminal Clearance Certificate' which can be obtained from the Directorate General for Criminal Security, Ministry of Interior, Abu Dhabi only].
You will need to provide:
UAE residents apply to:
Ministry of Interior Criminal Investigation DepartmentDubai Police General Headquarters
Ministry of Interior General Police DirectorateCriminal Investigation Section
Ministry of Interior Sharjah Police
Check with your local police department.
Apply at any UAE embassy.
Ras Al Kaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah and Ajman: Check with the local police department. The Dubai Police have an email address for persons seeking to obtain a penal certificate. This can only be used by current or former residents of Dubai. Please note that this applies to Dubai only and not the entire UAE (Dubai is one of seven separate emirates that make up the UAE). Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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