About Us Police Clearance Certificate

  • It is informed that the consular appointments stand cancelled until further notice. Applications need to be sent and collected by post as visitors are strictly not allowed in Embassy premises.

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 PCC will only be issued after receipt of fresh police verification on the PCC application. All the applicants are advised to apply well ahead of time as issue of PCC’s would only be done after due police verification.

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

§  Completed Application Form for Police Clearance Certificate (To be downloaded from Application Forms)

§  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 particulars

§  Copy of valid Visa

§  One ink signed letter explaining why the certificate is required

§  Submit a proof of bank-giro payment of SEK 262

§  Submit the Police Verification report from the local Police in Sweden/Latvia

§  Please book an appointment if you are 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. Person residing in Latvia must send International Coupons along with the application. To make the post registered one must send 11 International Coupons. Coupons less than 11, will not make the post registered, hence, no tracking number would be generated.

§  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.

Note: PCC cannot be submitted and collected on the same day. Kindly make arrangement in advance to avoid any last-minute issues.

Bank details for Latvian residents:                              

Bank details for Swedish residents:

SEK Account: 5277 1103 311
IBAN No: SE10 5000 0000 0527 7110 3311
SWIFT CODE: ESSESESS

BANK : SEB

Bank Giro No. 5816-4930  

  • Please note that a PCC issued from Embassy of India, cannot be further apostilled from us.

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