India Police Certificate for Immigration Purposes

Find out how you can get a PCC for India for INZ

For citizens residing outside the country
India Police Certificate Sample
Sample India police check

What to request

Police clearance certificate

How to apply

You will need to apply to the Indian High Commission in Wellington and follow these instructions.

Step 1: Print out application form

  1. Visit the https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/ (Passport Seva at Indian Embassies and Consulates).
  2. Complete one-time registration and create a USER ID.
  3. Login using the newly created USER ID and fill in the user-friendly application form online at the same portal.
  4. Complete an online registration to obtain the application form. Kindly check your details in the form carefully before submitting it. High Commission will not be responsible for any error in the application form from applicant's side.
  5. Take a printout of the application.
  6. Paste photo and put signatures at the designated place.

Step 2: Submit the application to HCI Wellington

PCC Section
High Commission of India
72 Pipitea Street
Thorndon
Wellington 6011
PO Box 4045
New Zealand

What to provide

You will need to provide the following:

  1. A letter to outline your request.
  2. Completed application form.
  3. Coloured copy of first & last pages of current passport certified by Justice of Peace.
  4. Copy of current New Zealand Visa.
  5. One recently taken (within 6 months) passport size photograph pasted on the application. Do not staple/pin the photograph.
  6. Fee for PCC service is NZ $ 38. (Please attach transaction receipt if fee is paid by online bank transfer).

Fees to pay

The fee for an Indian Police Clearance Certificate is $38 in New Zealand dollars (effective 11 January 2023).

Processing time

The processing time for an Indian PCC will be around 5 to 6 weeks from the time the application was filed with the High Commission of India in Wellington.

Further information

Your certificate or document must be less than 6 months old when you submit your visa application to Immigration New Zealand.

Frequently asked questions

The PCC will be valid for six months from the date of issue, but after submitting it with an immigration application to Immigration New Zealand, it will remain valid for 24 months.
It is $38 and can be paid by debit card (if visiting the High Commission in person) or online bank transfer. Cheques and credit cards are not accepted.

Unsure about something?

It is important to organise your supporting documents carefully. Immigration Lawyers New Zealand will stay with you from start to finish! Learn more about what we can do to help.
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