About Us Police Clearance Certificate

Police clearance certificates are sometimes sought from Indian nationals for work, residence permits or for student visas. Some Foreign Governments or institutions accept only certificates issued by the Embassy and not by police authorities in India.

Processing time: Please note that the Embassy can issue a Police Clearance Certificate within three working days if all the documents are found to be correct.

Sometimes the case needs to be referred to concerned RPO where last passport was issued, it might take more than 3 days to issue a PCC, following such a situation.

To obtain a police clearance certificate, the applicants must submit/send to the Embassy:

§  Completed Application Form for Police Clearance Certificate

§  One recent passport-size photograph (front view against light background, to be pasted/stapled on application form)

§  Copy of passport pages which contain photograph and other personal and Visa

§  One letter explaining why the certificate is required

§  Submit a proof of bank-giro payment of SEK 224

§  Please book an appointment if you’re visiting in person for submission of application.

§  If the document is to be sent back by post, a self-addressed stamped envelope should be enclosed.

§  The same service can be applied for by post also by sending the above-mentioned documents by post along with an envelope for return of the documents.