Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is issued to both Indian nationals and foreign nationals (in respect of their stay in India) for specific purpose as requested by the applicant.

The following documents are required for PCC:

  1. Duly filled in and signed PCC Application Form.
  2. Applicant's valid passport in original and self-attested photocopy pages containing personal particulars of the applicant.
  3. For Indian passport holders: Self-attested photocopy of the passport page containing valid Work Permit or Residence Permit Card.
  4. For foreign passport holders: Applicants who are foreign passport holders and who never held any Indian passport need to submit self-attested photocopy page containing Indian visa on their passports.
  5. Proof of Residence
  6. Foreign passport holders who previously held Indian passport need to submit any of the following: 
    1. Self-attested photocopy page containing valid Indian visa on their passports.
    2. Self-attested photocopy of the OCI or PIO Card (if the applicant holds OCI or PIO Card).
    3. Self-attested photocopy of Indian Passport Surrender Certificate (foreign passport holders who previously held an Indian passport are required to surrender their last held Indian passport at the nearest Indian Mission/Post and obtain Indian Passport Surrender Certificate).
  7. Reason for applying PCC
  8. All fee paid for this service are non-refundable.

Please Note: 

The above are mandatory requirements. If the applicant is unable to provide the original passport, PCC will not be issued. The applicant may be advised to submit additional documents if required, after scrutiny of the application and documents by the High Commission of India.