How to get a police certificate – India

If you need to give your fingerprints for a police certificate, this isn’t the same as giving your biometrics (fingerprints and photo) for an application.

Name of the document you need

Police Clearance Certificate

Applying for permanent residence

You must provide a police certificate when you apply for permanent residence in Canada.

How to apply

Answer the following questions to find out how to get a police certificate from India.

Are you a citizen of India?

Do you live in India now?

Yes, I’m a citizen of India, and I live there now.

You can apply for a Police Clearance Certificate from the Passport office. The website lists what information and documents you need.

You must also pay any applicable fees.

Note: Character Certificates are not accepted.

Contact information

Passport India website (available in English only)

Yes, I’m a citizen of India, but I don’t live there now.

You can apply for a Police Clearance Certificate at your nearest:

No, I’m not a citizen of India, but I live there now.

You can apply for a Police Clearance Certificate:

No, I’m not a citizen of India, and I don’t live there now.

You can apply for a Police Clearance Certificate at your nearest:

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