Police Clearance Certificate for Various Purposes

How to get Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)?

PCCs are required for various purposes. Depending upon what application you are filing, and to which country, you may need one or both types of PCCs.

Type 1: Regional Passport Office – PCC: This is a clearance that the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) gives you, and you need to apply through the PSK office. This is issued as a stamp in your passport and an accompanying letter stating that there is nothing adverse against you in police records.

Type 2: Commissioner of Police: This is a clearance issued from the office of the Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City Police. This is to state that there is nothing adverse against you and you don’t have/had any legal issues pending against you.

Steps Involved

Regional Passport Office – Type 1
  • Register as a user at http://www.passportindia.gov.in
  • When you register make sure to selct the right PSK for your address
    Apply online.
  • Provide correct details. Know your Police Station
  • Print application reference no.(ARN).
  • You don’t have to book any appointment at PSK.
  • For address proof: Passport, Passport copy, Proof of Present Address.
  • The following link lists other documents that can be submitted.
    http://www.passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/docAdvisor/pcc
  • AT PSK, if all the documents are in order,they will provide you a token no. and send you inside for further process.
  • Once the document submission is completed, police verification will be initiated immediately.
  • Copy of all the documents that you submitted at PSK may be submitted for police verification along with 2 passport photos and additional proofs.
  • If the documents are in order, you will be asked to fill in some application and sign during police verification.
  • The police after the above process will forward it to commissioner’s office.From there it will be forwarded to passport office.
  • Upon receiving the verification details from commissioner’s office, passport office will SMS / E-mail you to collect the PCC.
  • Bring original passport with you to collect PCC.
Police SP’s office – Type 2
  • Obtain a form from the SP office and fill it.
  • Pay the fees, and obtain a challan.
    (At any one of the Banglore One counters)
  • Submit the form along with challan, address proof, 3 photos at the Commissioner’s Office.
  • The form will be processed at the Commissioner’s Office.
  • From there, it will get forwarded to your local police station.
  • Officers from your police station will call you visit your residence for verification.
  • You will need to keep the following ready when the police visit for verification.
  • Police will record your statement and take signature on the verification form.
  • Once this verification is completed, the police station will send the paper back to the Commissioner’s Office with remarks.
  • Once the documents from local police are received your file will be processed and Police Clearance Certificate will be printed and kept ready for dispatch.
  • You can collect PCC.
  • If you need 2 copies, you can submit 2 forms, make payments for each of the forms.

Caution to Public

  • Please do not approach agents / agencies who claim to offer to get the police verification done.
  • The process of issuing PCC / PVC is done exclusively by Police department only.
  • Agencies claiming to do verification / background verification are not acceptable.

Work Flow Chart for PVC

  • Receive of Application
  • Upload the Application in to the Police IT
  • Applicant will recieve SMS
  • On receiving SMS process of verification by jurisdiction Police Station
    After the verification process jurisdiction police station upload the data with their Recommendatory / Not Recommendatory remarks in to the Police IT
  • On receipt of the report from jurisdictional police station Your PVC / PCC will be printed and issued
  • As per Karnataka Guarantee of services to citizens act this entire above process will be executed in the 21 days

PCC for Indian National Staying at Abroad

As per Karnataka State Government Order No. OE / 379 / PMS / 2014, dated: 14-07-2014. The Family members of the applicant can apply for the police clearance certificate on behalf of the applicant, by requesting the SP along with Rs. 200/- challan for each address paid at Chikkaballapura City.

Documents required

Description of Documents for Students

  • Passport copy
  • Visa Page Copy
  • Residential address proof
  • If studying abroad Bonafide certificate from the school
  • Authorization letter
  • Copy of the stamp of Departure date

Description of Documents for Employee

  • Passport copy
  • Visa Page Copy
  • Residential address proof
  • Letter from the company HR / Admin Dept.
  • Authorisation letter
  • Copy of the stamp of Departure date

Procedure

  • Submit Application in Commissioner of Police Office
  • COP will call for report from jurisdiction police
  • Verification at local Police Station.
  • Local Police will send report to Commissioner of Police
  • Commissioner of Police will send report to ADGP Intelligence
  • ADGP Intelligence will send to Home department Room No.223
  • Home department will issue Certificate after processing the file

PCC for a Foreigner Staying in Chikkaballapura (INDIA)

As per Karnataka State Government Order No.OE / 379 / PMS / 2014, dated:14-07-2014. A foreigner staying / working / studying in Chikkaballapura (INDIA) can apply for Police Clearance Certificate by requesting the Superintendent of Police along with Rs. 200/- challan for each address paid at Chikkaballapura City.

Documents required

Description of Documents for Students

  • Bonafide certificate from the School / College
  • Passport Copy
  • Visa Page Copy
  • Residential Permit
  • Lease / Rent agreement
  • Written application address to SP

Description of Documents for Employee

  • Company letter on the letter head
  • Passport Copy
  • Visa Page Copy
  • Residential Permit
  • Lease / Rent agreement
  • Written application address to SP

Procedure for PCC for Foreigners Staying in Chikkaballapura
  • Submit Application in Commissioner of Police Office
  • COP will call for report from jurisdiction police
  • Verification at local Police Station
  • Local Police will send report to Commissioner of Police
  • Commissioner of Police will send report to ADGP Intelligence
  • ADGP Intelligence will send to Home department Room No.223
  • Home department will issue Certificate after processing the file
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