Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) Indian nationals Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) Indian nationals

Owing to the growing spread of COVID19, it has been decided to stop the walk-in Miscellaneous Consular Services at the Embassy of India with effect from March 16, 2020. The services will continue to be provided through Postal mail/shipping.

Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) Indian nationals

 PCC for Indian Passport Holders:  Applicants have to apply at https://portal4.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html  , they may create a Log in ID choosing Washington DC as the Mission and then fill out the online PCC application.  While filling up the application, applicants may write their Indian Address and the name of the concerned Police Station, enabling the police authorities to verify their antecedents. After filling the online application, applicants may take a printout and complete the set enclosing the supporting documents listed below. Applicants who wish to make the application in person may bring it to the Embassy at the address given below while those who wish to send it by mail may do so to the same address.

  1. Notarized copy of passport.
  2. Valid US visa status.
  3. Proof of address.
  4. One color passport size photograph.
  5. Prepaid Express return envelope with a tracking number, which applicants may note for tracking return mails.
  6. Fee and Contribution** to be drawn as separate Money Orders/Cashiers’ Cheque in favor of Embassy of India, Washington DC

**Fee for applicants holding passports issued by Embassy of India Washington DC: $25 as fee and $2 as contribution towards Indian Community welfare Fund

**Fee for applicants holding passports issued in RPOs and other Indian Embassy/ High Commission/Consulates: $40 as fee and $2 as contribution towards Indian Community welfare Fund

PCCs, as per the current government of India guidelines, would be issued only after clearances from the respective Police authorities in India. Therefore, applicants may please note that there could be delay, which is beyond Embassy’s control, for issuance of PCC.

Application set complete with all the listed documents as above may be submitted/sent to:

Embassy of India (Consular Section)

2536 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington DC 20008