A Police Clearance Certificate or criminal history issued by “The Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI)” maintains the records at Des Moines, Iowa. PCC Certifying that the applicant has never partaken in any criminal activity that led to the involvement of the (Iowa State 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 Iowa. 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 reside more than 6 months in Iowa. DCI will not accept any requests for criminal history record information by phone or email.
You will have to write a letter to the Iowa State Police, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) stating that you require a PCC and that you are authorizing our Organization (RealScan Biometric) to collect it on your behalf. Applicant must apply with Completed Application Form (Personal Particular) provided by our Organization for Police Clearance Certificate. The applicant should also include, foreign and Iowa addresses (if applicable), date and place of birth, father’s name, mother’s name and maiden surname and a copy of a valid passport page including the personal details and photo. The certificate will be posted to the forwarding address as indicated by the applicants in the application. The Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) takes 2 to 3 weeks to process the application if no criminal record found.
15-20 Working Days
The processing time can be up to 4 months if a person was ever charged by the police.
Payment is non-refundable once the application is processed.
Division of Criminal Investigation
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
New Delhi – 110021
Before leaving our office please verify the check-list that documents in order:-