Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) Consular Services

Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)

PCC for Foreign Passport Holders:  is processed at FRRO and the same can be applied at the following weblink:  https://www.indianfrro.gov.in/

PCC for Indian Passport Holders: is processed at the Consulate and the same has to be applied at https://portal4.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html applicants may create Log in ID and then fill out the PCC application under New York Mission.

There are currently no walk-in services allowed in the Consulate until further notice.  After filling the online application, take a print out and send the physical application to the Consulate with the following supporting documents:

  1. Notarized copy of passport.
  2. Valid US visa status.
  3. Proof of address.
  4. One color passport size photograph.
  5. Fees by Money Order/Cashiers’ Cheque in favour of Consulate General of India, New York
    • Fees for CGI, New York issued passport: US $27
    • For passports issued other than CGI, New York: US $42

In view of the prevailing restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, it is advised not to send in your original passport, rather send a notarized copy of your passport and visa.  Also make sure that the prepaid envelope you are sending along with your documents has a tracking number.

Consulate will send the applications to the concerned Police Station in India for fresh Police Verification. Applicants may write their Indian Address and name of the concerned Police Station clearly.

PCC process depends upon the police verification record in our system. As per the current guidelines, PCC clearances will take minimum 30 days to get clearances from India.

Your application will undergo administrative process, and on completion of the process, PCC will be issued.

The physical PCC application has to be sent to the following address:

Attention: Consular wing.
Consulate General of India,
3 East 64th street
New York- NY 10065.