Police Clearance Certificate PCC from India

Information for Police Clearance Certificate

The Police Clearance Certificate details whether or not the applicant has a criminal record in the India and is required as part of the visa process by the respective high commission or embassy. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), is a national unit. In India, the criminal record information is maintained at the National Crime Records Bureau, Indian Police Force. Police Clearance Certificate is a document that is issued by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the Indian Police Force, and is also required when a person applies for an immigration status to other countries.Person applying for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) are required to state the period of stay in India. Documentary proof of stay is to be provided. First Entry and Last Exit date STAMP is also required. All pages of VISA (Colour Copy).

It is issued to any individual who resides more than 6 months in India.

Procedure of Getting Police Clearance Certificate

For foreign national the Police Clearance Certificate needs to be obtained from the District Police at the place of residence in India. Copies of such a certificate may be attested by the High Commission on production of the original. Applicant must apply with Completed Prescribed Application Form (Personal Particular) provided at our lab for Police Clearance Certificate. Ensure all sections are completed in BLOCK CAPITALS and in black ink, original signatures are required throughout. Documentary prove of legal stay in India is also required for this process. The certificates will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in the application. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) take 8 to 10 working days to process the application if no criminal record found and after that they send the certified criminal record check (hard copy) via regular mail. Criminal record information released by the police is dated, numbered and stamped by a Deputy Commissioner of Police or other police officer of similar status. The document will also contain the signature of the relevant police officer. In case you need it urgently, the (NCRB) can send it to our Organization and then we forward it to you, via courier, at an additional cost.

Documents required for Police Clearance Certificate

  1. Fully completed application form: Ensure all sections are completed in BLOCK CAPITALS and in black ink, original signatures are required throughout.
  2. Colored copy of your passport. Clearly showing passport photo, personal information including expiry date, nationality, extension pages if applicable and signature.
  3. Two proofs of your current address. Official correspondence showing your name and address both dated within the last 6 months.
  4. ONE recent colour passport size photo (Approximately 45mm x 35mm).
  5. A detailed covering letter stating the period of stay in India and need for the said certificate or Schedule of background declaration (Address, Applicant).

Processing Time

We will give the original Police Clearance Certificate within 10 working days.  The processing time can be up to 1 month if a person was ever charged by the police.

Processing Fee

Applicable Fee

Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.

Police Certificate Issuing Authority

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB),

East Block-7,

R.K. Puram,

New Delhi-110066,India.

Police Clearance Certificate Check-list

Before leaving our office please verify the check-list that documents in order-

  1. Application Form (Fully completed and signed).
  2. Two proofs of current address showing both your name and address.
  3. Self-attested photocopies of your passports.
  4. Document (s) certifying you are working, were working are or living in India.
  5. Processing fee for the application.
  6. All copies of documents must be certified.

Head Office

2443, Basement, Hudson Line,
Kingsway Camp, Delhi-110009
Email: pcc@fingerprintexpert.in
Call: +91-1145152301, +91-9599313306

Address of Embassy in India

Foreigners Division
Ministry of Home Affairs
Jaisalmer House
26 Mansingh Road (opposite Taj Mansingh
Hotel) New Delhi – 110001

  • Asked by : Chacko
    2019-04-13 06:15:18
    Do you have an office in Chennai? Do Indian citizens need a clearance from the US for future employment if they went there for 3 months on a tourist visa? I need to get a Criminal History Record Check from USA-FBI (expedited).How long will it take? Does your firm help with this process?. ?
  • Asked by : Sahrin
    2018-12-18 12:28:12
    Hello, I am from Bangladesh, and I was a student in India for 2 years from 2015-2017. Now for my immigration visa to USA, I need a police clearance from India. I only have 3 weeks left, what can I do now? I really appreciate your advice on the matter. Thank you.. ?
  • Asked by : houshang ataei
    2018-12-06 02:48:24
    my parents had been living in india 40 years agohow can i get their police records for usa embassu in uae?. ?
  • Asked by : Varun Kumar nayyar
    2018-11-12 12:22:06
    I (April 2010 to March 2012) and my wife (october 2010 to march 2012) lived in south africa from . I need PCC from south africa with 4 weeks can you Help me?. ?
  • Asked by : Nidhi Kurani
    2018-10-24 22:02:43
    My husband is currently in India and we want to get our liscan fingerprinting done for the FBI report ..can it be done in mumbai or banglore?. ?
  • Asked by : Swati Kumar
    2018-10-08 19:54:21
    I'm an Indian Student holding Indian passport and currently studing in USA and have to go for internship to Canada within 2 months. For my visa PCC is required. Guide me how to go about it. ?
  • Asked by : Gurcharan Singh
    2018-02-02 09:31:13
    Hi, I am Gurcharan Singh Advocate and practising at Nawanshahar (Punjab). i am going to enroll as an advocate in Law Society of Manitoba (Canada). As per society requirement i have to furnish fingerprint based PCC from India. Name of you agency has been approved by Law Society of Manitoba. please confirm the procedure for the same as well as fees of the same. you have sent the PCC directly to Law society and copy of same is required to me. thanks . ?
  • Asked by : Dhruv Shah
    2017-12-20 09:56:27
    I am a Kenyan national who has lived in India for over a year under the oci scheme. I need to apply for a Chinese student visa and need a police clearance certificate..Kindly advise.. ?
  • Asked by : Anand NAWLE
    2017-12-17 23:07:04
    Hi,My name is Anand NAWLE, french citizen.I have spend totally more than 2 years in India, to visit the country and meet my relatives who live in India. Now I need the police clearance certificate for my apply to canadian work visa.How can i ask ur company to provide me the police clearance certificate ? Regards,Anand NAWLE. ?
  • Asked by : rishi bhaskar
    2017-11-22 07:47:45
    Hi Team,I need the FBI Police clearance to be done for my wife who stayed in USA for 2 and half years approx.I need the fingerpribts to be taken on the FD-258 fingerprint card.She is staying in raipur currently. It there any finger printing location print . ?
  • Asked by : saravanamani
    2017-09-27 10:56:04
    GOOD DAY. i need to fingerprint for pre employment purpose.i am living in Tamilnadu how can i apply for this.please guide me. ?
  • Asked by : Babatunde
    2017-09-15 01:53:20
    Good evening. I need to obtain a police clearance certificate for my spouse for immigration purposes who lived in India for two years as a medical assistant. She is presently in Nigeria and all efforts to obtain it from the Indian high commission here has failed. How can you be of help? . ?
    2017-08-25 16:31:19
    I need to do Florida medical licence( USA).For which I need electronic finger printing.I stay in Thane near Mumbai in India.Do your undertake the finger printing for this Florida medical licence.If yes please advice me what are the formalities and also inform me the fees.. ?
  • Asked by : devashish mahato
    2017-08-23 23:29:56
    Do I need to get PCC from passport office for Belgium VISA..Do I need PCC for my one year son.. ?
  • Asked by : RAJESH ASNANI
    2017-08-16 22:18:30
    I am Indian Passsport holder, leave and have Resident card since 24 years in Panama Rep of Panama,as my wife is Italian i am proceeding for Italian Passport in Italian Embassy in Panama,the Italian embassy is requiring my original INDIAN PCC certificate from INDIA they dont accept PCC from Indian Embassy in Panama,to get an original PCC is there any posibility to get through Online or i have to travel? please advice . ?
  • Asked by : utkarsh mishra
    2017-08-14 12:54:34
    Currently i am working in Delhi and my permanent address is of Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. How can i apply for PCC.. ?
  • Asked by : Ference Manuel
    2017-08-01 01:53:15
    I an indian by birth and want to apply for Police Clearance Certificate from Hyderabad police for Canadian Immigration, please advice proceedure.. ?
  • Asked by : chris
    2017-06-28 11:38:44
    For police clearance certificate from TrivandrumI'm a in resident visa in UAE living in Abu Dhabi now.I have lived and worked in India.I need PPC for US immigration.I'm not sure what present address should I put in the form provided.. ?
  • Asked by : A
    2017-05-25 21:33:37
    Can a person living out of India for more than 2 years, apply for PCC in India where he use to live, using a representative?If yes, what is the procedure?. ?
  • Asked by : Aayush Jakhete
    2017-05-06 17:16:20
    This for foreigners. What about Indian student holding Indian citizenship who want to go abroad for 2 months internship.. ?
  • Asked by : Adeyinka
    2016-04-28 11:53:24
    Good Day, pls I would like to find out if you assist foreigners in getting police clearance for their stay while in india. I lived in india for 11 months and i've since gone back to my home country. Efforts to get it from where i am is impossible as i have to come all the way to india to get it. The police clearance is for immigration purposes only. I would appreciate your response. ?

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