How To Get NBI Clearance in Dubai, UAE

NBI Clearance in Dubai – Today we’ll be discussing how to apply for NBI clearance for Filipinos living or working in Dubai. To learn more, read further.

NBI Clearance in Dubai, UAE

For Filipino citizens, it is required to gain NBI clearance. However, people working in or residing in Dubai are not required to obtain NBI clearance. Obviously, if you have immigration to another country or another legal purpose, you still need to go for it – NBI clearance.

We can also apply for NBI clearance at the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai. Of course, we can also apply for NBI clearance in the Philippines.

Let’s take a look at the requirements and how to get NBI Clearance in Dubai.

Requirements for NBI Clearance in Dubai, UAE

At the Filipino Consulate General in Dubai, please ensure you have the documents listed above on hand.

Have completed the NBI form (NBI Form.5 is available at the reception area, it must have the stamp of the office and the signature of the officer)

  • One (1) NBI Clearance Card and two (2) SPA( Special Power of  Attorney)forms
  • A copy of the visa
  • A 2*2 white background photo
  • Four copies of the applicant’s passport
  • Original passport
  • AED 340

How to apply NBI Clearance Appointment Online in Dubai

We should schedule an appointment online for the NBI Clearance appointment before traveling to the Philippine Consulate General. Let’s look at how to apply for an NBI clearance online appointment step-by-step.

Step 1: Open the url:

Step 2: Select “Notarization“ buttion

Step 3:Then Scroll down to find “NBI Clearance” and click it

Step 4 : You can check the requirements on this page and click “NOTARIZATION APPOINTMENT PORTAL”

Step 5: Book an appointment or Register if you don’t have an account yet to proceed

Step 6: Select a Date and enter your details as required

Please submit the form after double-checking the details

Step 7:Your will receive a confirmation email after all set

Step 8: Now you can go to the Consulate General of the Philippines as the appointment date you select

How to get NBI Clearance in Dubai, UAE

We can go to the Philippine Consulate to get NBI Clearance according to the date we schedule on our NBI online appointment.

The specific steps are as follows:

1. Ask for one NBI form. 5 and two SPA forms at the reception

2. Fill in the SPA and NBI form. 5 according to the requirements and complete the relevant information.

Ensure you use a black ink ballpoint pen to fill in the information. You will be requested to enter your name, gender, citizenship, date of birth, birthplace and other relevant details. After filling out the form, please attach your 2*2 photograph to NBI Form.5.

Tips: For married women, your writing order is: your maiden surname(surname of your father or family), Your first name or given name, Your maternal surname(maiden surname of your mother), Your husband’s surname for family name

3. Collect your fingerprints

For this step, you’ll have to go to the Dubai Criminal Investigation Department (CID), which is located near the AI Mulla Plaza. There, they will take your fingerprints both manually (ink) and digitally and charge 110AED for this service. The person assisting you would have to sign his name and state his official designation on the space given in the NBI form.

4. Prepare two copies of NBI Form.5 and return to the Philippine Consulate

5. Go to the NBI Clearance window to process

You need to have the following ready:

Two photocopies of NBI form.5


Two photocopies of the passport

6. Pay the courier fee.

You can pay your courier fee at the courier counter. You must pay up to 30 AED (15 AED per) for NBI Clearance card and SPA that are released from totally different dates. You can get them into the residence, without needing to attend the consulate again in the Philippines.

7. Pay NBI Clearance card and SPA fees.

You will be asked to pay 200 AED in total (100AED each) for NBI clearance and SPA.

8. After payment is completed, you will receive an official receipt.

Typically, you will receive your documents in around 3-7 days.

Finally, after obtaining an NBI Clearance Card and SPA, you’re ready to return to the Philippines or bring your documents to the consulate of your nation’s Philippines to process your NBI Clearance. Of course, there is a more convenient alternate option, you can let the consulate of the Philippines handle everything for you.

What are the benefits of getting an NBI clearance in Dubai, UAE?

If you are looking to immigrate to Dubai, or any other country in the UAE, an NBI clearance is a must. Here are some of the benefits of getting an NBI clearance:

You will be able to apply for citizenship more easily.

You will have easier access to jobs and education.

Your criminal record will be cleared.

You will be eligible for government assistance and financial aid.


The methods outlined above can help you receive NBI license in Dubai. After reading this post, I hope you’ll be able to complete it. If you have any questions, please let us know in the comments area.