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.

Step Involved

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Regional Passport Office – Type 1
Police Commissioner’s office – Type 2

(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 PCC

Instructions

  • Indian Nationals can apply for PVC at single window counter at Office of the Commissioner of Police, No.1, Infantry Road, Bangalore-560001.
  • The applicants can apply in personal/online by filling his/her personal particulars in the prescribed form along with documents
  • The applicants must furnish address proof documents for a minimum period of one year from the date of application.
  • If the applicant has resided in different addresses within the period of one year, then he/she should furnish all address proofs
  • The applicant should give the police station name correctly
  • If the applicant is not residing in Bangalore Commissionrate limits continuously for one year, then he/she has to enclose the police verification certificate issued from the jurisdictional Police Commissioner/Superintendent of Police of the respected state along with the application.
  • The Private Companies/Corporate Companies/Educational Institutions can approach this office for their employees verification certificates along with the application form, list of employees, requisition letter and fee challan paid at Bangalore One Centre.

(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

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 Police Commissioner along with Rs.200/- challan for each address paid at any Bangalore One Centre, Bangalore City.

Documents Required


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Description of Documents for Students
Description of Documents for Employee
1
Passport copy
Passport Copy
2
Visa Page Copy
Visa Page Copy
3
Residential address proof
Residential address proof
4
If studying abroad Bonafide certificate from the school
Letter from the company HR/Admin Dept.
5
Authorisation letter
Authorisation letter
6
Copy of the stamp of Departure date
Copy of the stamp of Departure date

Sample Request Letter


From:
Date:
_____________________
 
_______________________
 
_________________________.
 
   
To
The Commissioner of Police,
No.1, Infantry Road, Bangalore.
 
   
Sir,
 
Sub: Request to issue Police Clearance Certificate.


I _______________ S-D-W/O ______________ holding Indian Passport bearing No.0000000000 would like
to apply for Police Clearance certificate for the period mentioned below.

1. From DD/MM/YEAR To DD/MM/YEAR – Address: No. ____, __ Cross, __Main, __ Phase, __area, Bangalore.
(If more than one address mention the second address and period also).

2. From DD/MM/YEAR To DD/MM/YEAR – Address: No. ____, __ Cross, __Main, __ Phase, __area, Bangalore.

I am presently residing in _____ Country and working for _____ Company since ______. I left India on ______ via _______ airport. (Enclosed Copy of Visa and Departure stamp details).

I have enclosed all the necessary documents along with this application and request you to issue Police Clearance Certificate at the earliest and oblize.


Thanking You
 
 
Yours faithfully
   
 
Signature
(Name)

Work Flow Chart For PVC/PCC

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

Documents Required


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Description of Documents for Students
Description of Documents for Employee
1
Bonafide certificate from the school/College
Company letter on the letter head
2
Passport Copy
Passport Copy
3
Visa copy
Visa copy
4
Residential Permit
Residential Permit
5
Lease/Rent agreement
Lease/Rent agreement
6
Written application address to Commissioner of Police
Written application address to Commissioner of Police

Sample Request Letter


From:
Date:
_____________________
 
_______________________
 
_________________________.
 
   
To
The Commissioner of Police,
No.1, Infantry Road, Bangalore.
 
   
Sir,
 
Sub: Request to issue Police Clearance Certificate.


I _______________ S-D-W/O ______________ holding ______________ Passport bearing No.0000000000 I
would like to apply for Police Clearance Certificate. During my stay in India I was residing at the following mentioned address/addresses and period.

1. From DD/MM/YEAR To DD/MM/YEAR – Address: No. ____, __ Cross, __Main, __ Phase, __area, Bangalore.
(If more than one address mention the second address and period also).

2. From DD/MM/YEAR To DD/MM/YEAR – Address: No. ____, __ Cross, __Main, __ Phase, __area, Bangalore.

I am presently residing at the address mentioned above. I came to India on _____ for ________ purpose. I need Police Clearance Certificate for _________ purpose.

I have enclosed all the necessary documents along with this application and request you to issue Police Clearance Certificate at the earliest and oblize.


Thanking You
 
 
Yours faithfully
   
 
Signature
(Name)

Work Flow Chart For PVC/PCC

The Applicants residing in Bangalore Commissionerate jurisdiction can apply for Finger Print Certificate by remitting Rs.500/- per each Finger Print at any of the Bangalore One Centers, Bangalore City. To download the application form for Finger Print Certificate. Click here

Documents required

  • Finger Print record Slip
  • Passport copy
  • Three Passport Size Photographs

Work Flow Chart for Finger Print