What is Police Verification / Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)?
The Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is an official document issued to an individual by the Indian Police or an authorised Indian Government authority to identify any criminal records that individuals may have against their names. A PCC may be required for Indian or Foreign Nationals who are residing or have resided in India. PCC is issued to eligible nationals on completion of the process of Police Verification. Police Verification can be applied for Residential Status, Employment or Long Term Visa or for Immigration purpose. Police Verification is an important security measure with regard to identify the people residing or have resided in India with any criminal backgrounds.
What Parameters are Verified?
Key Validations: Criminal records against the given name & address by the police authorities of respective jurisdiction.
Source of Verification
Police Authorities of respective jurisdiction
Mode of Verification
Manual / Physical
TAT (Turn-Around Time)
30 to 60 business days