PCC (Police Clearance Certificate)
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PCC (Police Clearance Certificate)

 

There is no need to take an appointment. Applicants can visit the Consulate on any working day between 9:30 am – 12.30 pm. The service will be on first come first serve basis.  Before approaching the Consular Office to seek required service, applicant must be ready with complete application form and other required documents, as mentioned in the Consulate website. This is important to render better and quick service to the applicants.

Please apply strictly as per your jurisdiction for which you have verifiable proof of address.  Following is the Consular jurisdiction of Consulate General of India, Chicago: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

The Consulate reserves the right to reject applications which are objectionable or contrary to the Rules. The Consulate has no agents for rending this service and applicants should approach the Consulate directly, either in person or through postal mail.

Kindly bring photocopies of the required documents as there is no facility of photocopy at the Consulate.

 Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) will be issued only after confirmation of applicants Police Verification Records from the system. In the absence of confirmation through the system of Consulate, matter will be referred to concerned authorities in India for clearance with a minimum time frame of 30 days.

 

Applicants with foreign passports (other than Indian passport) applying for PCC may provide complete details of their stay in India, including date/ month/ year of their stay with complete residential/official addresses. Download the form Details of Entry /Exit from/into India. Such cases will be processed only after obtaining clearances from authorities in India and may take more than 30 days for processing.

 

How to Apply (in Person):

 

1.

Download the Miscellaneous Application form and fill it up carefully.  Each applicant is required to fill up separate Miscellaneous Application form and affix his/her latest photograph (not more than 6 months old) on the same.

2.

Applicant may fill up the following :

Personal Particulars Form,  Details of Entry/Exit from/into India (For Applicants with foreign passports)

A letter indicating reason(s) and name of the country for which PCC is required.

3.

Applicant’s current valid passport in original and its photocopy. Those having Indian passport may provide original and photocopies of the first five pages and last two pages of the passport.

4.

Original and self-attested photocopy of the documents showing valid US Visa Status(any one of the following) :

Photocopy of the page containing visa on passport (H1B, H4 etc) and the copy of I-94, Clear Photocopy of Green Card, Employment Authorization Document (Work Permit), I-797, I-140 or I-20 (If approval copy of these notices are pending, also attach a handwritten note detailing the efforts being taken to regularize status)

5.

Original and self-attested photocopy of any of the following documents as proof of residence: US Driving License, Utility Bill, Lease Agreement, State Identity Card, and Mortgage Deed.   

Note: Bank/credit card/mobile phone statements are not accepted as residence proof. 

6.

Carry all original supporting documents for presentation to the Consular Officer. Self-attested photocopies of these documents may be attached with the application.  Ensure that photocopies of these documents are legible. 

7.

Fee (including ICWF of US$2/-):

A non-refundable fee of US$27/- (if the current passport is issued from Consulate General of India, Chicago) and US$42/- (if the current passport is issued outside Consulate General of India, Chicago)  The fee may be paid through cash OR money order/cashiers’ cheque in favour of Consulate General of India, Chicago, if applying in person. 

Applicants are requested to come with exact fee amount for efficient service.

PERSONAL CHEQUES, CREDIT CARDS, DEBIT CARDS OR OTHER BANKING INSTRUMENTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

8.

If you want to receive the PCC back through postal mail, please send a track able pre-paid return mailing envelope (USPS ‘Express mail’ OR FedEx Express OR UPS) to the Consulate at the given address:

 

Mailing Address:

Consulate General of India, Chicago
Misc. - PCC
455 North Cityfront Plaza Dr.
NBC Tower, Suite 850
Chicago, IL 60611

 

9.

 

Processing Time: Please refer the instructions given above. 

 

Applying by Post:

1.

Download the Miscellaneous Application form (pdf) and fill it up carefully.  Each applicant is required to fill up separate Miscellaneous Application form and affix his/her latest photograph (not more than 6 months old) on the same.

2.

Applicant may fill up the following :

Personal Particulars FormDetails of Entry/Exit from/into India (For Applicants with foreign passports)

A letter indicating reason(s) and name of the country for which PCC is required.

3.

Applicant’s current valid passport in original and its photocopy. Those having Indian passport may provide original and photocopies of the first five pages and last two pages of the passport.

4.

Notarized copy of the document showing valid US Visa Status (any one of the following) :

Photocopy of the page containing visa on passport (H1B, H4 etc) and the copy of I-94, Clear Photocopy of Green Card, Employment Authorization Document (Work Permit), I-797, I-140 or I-20 (If approval copy of these notices are pending, also attach a handwritten note detailing the efforts being taken to regularize status)

5.

Notarized copy of any of the following documents as proof of residence: US Driving License, Utility Bill, Lease Agreement, State Identity Card, and Mortgage Deed. 

Note: Bank/credit card/mobile phone statements are not accepted as residence proof. 

6.

Fee (including ICWF of US$2/-): 

 

A non-refundable fee of US$27/- (if the current passport is issued from Consulate General of India, Chicago) and US$42/- (if the current passport is issued outside Consulate General of India, Chicago)  The fee may be paid through money order/cashiers’ cheque in favour of Consulate General of India, Chicago.

 

PERSONAL CHEQUES, CREDIT CARDS, DEBIT CARDS OR OTHER BANKING INSTRUMENTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

 

7.

If you want to receive the PCC back through postal mail, please send a track able pre-paid return mailing envelope (USPS ‘Express mail’ OR FedEx Express OR UPS) to the Consulate at the given address:

 

Mailing Address:

Consulate General of India, Chicago
Misc. - PCC
455 North Cityfront Plaza Dr.
NBC Tower, Suite 850
Chicago, IL 60611

 

8.

Processing Time: Please refer the instructions given above. 

 

 

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