Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) Attestation
In certain cases for a job abroad or for migrating to another country one needs to have a Police Clearance Certificate ( PCC) Attestation. Immigrations Expert can guide you and
help you to get your PCC. A police certificate is an official document issued by police or government agency or Ministry of external affair (MEA) to enumerate any criminal records that the applicant may or may not have. Criminal records may include arrest, conviction, and possibly criminal proceedings. In India PCC can be obtained from passport Office or from Commissionaire of Police
Purpose of PCC Attestation
It is mainly used for the following purposes:
- To engage in business activity.
- Obtaining entry visas or residence permit in a countries.
- Migration to other countries.
- Employer’s Request.
- Joining the University for higher studies.
- Other official purpose
Period Of Validity
A police certificate may or may not have period of validity itself, and criteria for validity varies for each country. For example, Australia, recognizes police certificates for 12 months from their issue dates for both visa and citizenship applications, independent of any validity period noted on the certificates. As in many countries, it varies form country to country.
Application Form(Form No-2)
Police Clearance Certificate Can be applied by filling the Miscellaneous Application Form No. 2. The application form is available at the Passport Office. The filled-in application form should be signed by applicant as per Annexure ‘L’ and submitted in the passport office. However Only one set of application is necessary unless specified otherwise by the officer concerned officials.
- Valid Passport in original,
- Proof of residence,
- And A set of three completed Personal Particulars Form if the applicant has not stayed at the present address for the last one year