is a Police Clearance Certificate?
A ‘Police Clearance Certificate’ is a document issued by the District
Superintendent of Police to an applicant, which certifies the following:
- That the applicant is a citizen of India
- That the applicant is indeed the person whose
photograph has been affixed on the PCC application form.
- That the applicant has not been involved in any
criminal case and that there is no criminal case pending against him
/her in the court of law as per district police records. ?
- That the applicant has not come to any adverse
notice, which would render him/her ineligible for the grant of
needs a PCC?
A PCC is needed by all Indian citizens who apply for a visa for visiting/
emigrating to a foreign country. The PCC has to be produced before the
concerned embassy/consulate alongwith the valid Indian passport and other
necessary documents. The PCC may also be needed by Indian citizens
living/working abroad who wish to apply for foreign citizenship or for
permanent resident status in a foreign country.
can issue the PCC?
The District Superintendent of Police of the district of which the
applicant is a permanent resident, is authorized to issue the PCC.
to apply for the PCC?
To apply for a Police Clearance Certificate, the applicant is required to
fill an application form that is available free of cost at the Security
Branch, District Police Office, Police Lines Sirsa City. The duly filled-in
application form may be submitted personally or through a representative
(having an authority letter duly signed by the applicant). PCC can be
applied online through Harsamay service.
An all-inclusive fee of Rs.500/- has to be deposited with Incharge Security
Branch against proper receipt. A copy of this receipt must be attached with
the application form. It can be transfer online through Harsamy 24X7 Citizen
Service of Haryana Police. The fee is Rs. 50/- through Harsamay.
The following documents must be attached alongwith the application form:
- Copy of valid Indian Passport
- Copy of any of the following documents as proof of
residence (if the applicant's present address is not the same as that
mentioned in the valid passport)
- Two copies of latest passport size photograph in
addition to one affixed on the application form
If applied online, the
requisite document can uploaded on Harsamay
PCC Application Form