What is Police Clearance Certificate?

Police clearance certificate is a legal document issued to the Indian passport applicants & holders by the police department to confirm that the applicant has no criminal record. Police verification is mandatorily required at the time when you are applying for fresh passport whereas no police verification is needed in case of reissue of passport.

List of Documents Required for Issuance of Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)

List of documents required for Police Clearance Certificate are as follows -

  • In case the present address of the applicant is different from what is mentioned in the existing passport
    • Proof of current residential address including Aadhaar card, water bill, telephone bill, electricity bill, Voter Id card, Income tax assessment order, Proof of gas connection, Parent’s passport copy (In case of minor), Spouse’s passport copy, Rent agreement, Bank account passbook.
    • Original old passport with self-attested photocopies of its first two and last two pages including ECR/NON-ECR page & page of observation (if any).
  • In case the present address of the applicant is same as mentioned in the existing passport
    • Original old passport with self-attested photocopies of its first two & last two pages including ECR/NON-ECR page & page of observation (If any)

Apply for Police Clearance Certificate through e-Form Submission

  • Firstly, download the e-form by clicking “Download e-form” link given on the homepage.
  • Fill the e-form and click on validate and save button mentioned on the form. This will create an XML file which will be required later to upload in the system.
  • Register yourself on Passport Seva online portal by clicking on “Register now”.
  • After doing registration, login to the Passport Seva online portal with your registered login ID and password.
  • Upload the “XML file” by clicking on “Upload e-form” link. Kindly don’t upload the PDF file because the system accepts XML file only.
  • Click on “Pay & schedule appointment” link under “View saved/submitted applications to schedule an appointment. Online payment is now mandatory at all PSK’s/passport offices for booking appointments online. Online payment can be done by the following methods –
    • Credit/debit card (Master & Visa)
    • Internet banking (SBI & other banks)
    • SBI bank challan
  • Take the printout of the application receipt containing application reference number by clicking on “Print application receipt”. As per the new process, it is not mandatory to print the application receipt, a SMS containing your appointment details is also considered as a valid proof of appointment by the PSK/Passport office.
  • Go to Passport Seva Kendra/Regional passport office on your scheduled date where appointment has been booked. Do not forget to carry your original documents.

Apply for Police Clearance Certificate through Online Form Submission

  • Register yourself on Passport Seva online portal by clicking on “Register now”.
  • After doing registration, login to the Passport Seva online portal with your registered login ID and password.
  • Click on “Apply for Police clearance certificate” link.
  • Fill the required details in the form and submit the same online.
  • Click on “Pay & schedule appointment” link under “View saved/submitted applications” to schedule an appointment. Online payment is now mandatory at all PSK’s/passport offices for booking appointments online. Online payment can be done by the following methods –
    • Credit/debit card (Master & Visa)
    • Internet banking (SBI & other banks)
    • SBI bank challan
  • Take the printout of the application receipt containing application reference number by clicking on “Print application receipt”. As per the new process, it is not mandatory to print the application receipt, asms containing your appointment details is also considered as a valid proof of appointment by the PSK/Passport office.
  • Go to Passport Seva Kendra/Regional passport office on your scheduled date where appointment has been booked. Do not forget to carry your original documents.
MEET US

What Clients Say

Customer delight is our main goal and we are very serious about it.



Prakash Verma

“Finacbooks.com is a perfect example of a great customer service dealing with the best of accountancy services.“




Praveen Chauhan

“They offered us good quality services in a least possible time at a best Price.“




Pradeep Kochhar

“Finacbooks.com is a trusted network of highly qualified accounting professionals who not only provided us quality accountancy services but also supported us by answering our each & every query on time without any delay. “


Informational, useful and resourceful

Blogs

Catch up our trending topics, news etc. in a simple, detailed and most professional way.

Government Approved Valuers in India
14 Oct, 2019

Government Approved Valuers Government Approved Valuers offer different valuation services in India. It is a non-profit, international... Read More

Form 26QB: Payment of TDS on Sale of Property
10 Oct, 2019

What is Form 26QB? As per finance bill 2013, TDS is applicable only on sale of immovable property whose value is equal or greater than... Read More

Form 60: How to submit Form 60 if you don’t have PAN Card?
10 Oct, 2019

What is Form 60 of Income Tax? It is a declaration filed by an individual in the absence of PAN card in order to carry out specific... Read More

CONTACT US

We Are Everywhere

We are having a wide network operating all across India as well as Internationally.

Contact Us


30+ Offices in
India

10+ Years Experience

Save Your
Time

Quick Turn around Time

Qualified Professionals

Excellent Customer Service

Pan India Network

Our Network

Connect with our chartered accountant in your city


 

Sign up to our

Newsletter

Tax news for chartered accountants, businesses and individual.