About Us Police Clearance Certificates

Due to the COVID situation, physical submission/ collection of documents are suspended. All applications are being accepted by post. More information at Advisory regarding Consular services in the Advisories section.

 

 

As per the new guidelines related to the issuance of the Police Clearance Certificate, applicants may please note that PCC will be issued by Embassy only after obtaining the FRESH POLICE VERIFICATION report from India.

The verification may take up to 30 days or more. Thus, everyone is advised to apply for PCC well in advance considering the time required in issuing the same.

(1) Application for PCC:

For Indian Passport holders

Completed, printed, and signed Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) Application at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/

(Step-A: Register first by choosing the Embassy/ Consulate as Ireland - Dublin and filling your details. You will get an activation email link to your email after successful signup. 
Step-B: Activate the user by clicking on the link received on your registered email address and using the option User Login, login with your registered email Id/User Id and Password in the above portal,
Step-C: After successfully logging to the portal, click on the option Apply for Police Clearance Certificate, fill your details and submit the application).

Filled in Copy of the Personal Particulars Form Click here

Non-Indian Passport holders may fill the PCC application form here

(2) Fees:

€20 + €2

Fee is payable by two separate crossed postal orders/bank drafts in Euros, drawn in favour of Embassy of India, Dublin.
Therefore, the applicant will have to buy two separate postal orders/bank drafts, one postal order/bank draft amounting to €20/- and another postal order/bank draft for €2/-

(3) Submission of Application and Documents to Embassy:

Submit the following documents at: Embassy of India, 69 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin-4, Ireland:

* The above completed application form
* Duly filled in Personal Particular Form Click here Please note to fill Indian addressses in the References section (No. 10) in the form.
* A Letter explaining reason to apply for PCC along with contact number and email id.
* Two separate postal orders/bank drafts as above
* Self-attested photocopy of front and last page of the Indian passport
* Self attested copy of GNIB/IRP card copy
* Two recent passport size photographs with white background
* A self addressed envelope with requisite stamps for return post of documents

For Non-Indian Passport holders-

* The above completed application form
* Two separate postal orders/bank drafts as above
* Self-attested photocopy of front page of the passport
* Self-attested photocopy of Indian Passport (if previously held)
* Copy of immigration stamps as proof of their stay in India.
* Two recent passport size photographs with white background
* A self addressed envelope with requisite stamps for return post of documents

NB: Before applying to the Embassy, please check all the above documents and appropriate fee have been attached with the application.

Document submission time: Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 12.00 noon. (Except holidays)*

Processing Time: As per the new guidelines related to the issuance of the Police Clearance Certificate, applicants may please note that PCC will be issued by Embassy only after obtaining the FRESH POLICE VERIFICATION report from India.

The verification may take up to 30 days or more. Thus, everyone is advised to apply for PCC well in advance considering the time required in issuing the same. Applicants will be informed by email once the clearance is received.

For non-Indian passport holders, it will take 3 working days if clearance is not required from authorities in India.

(3) Collection Procedure for Police Clearance certificate:

Police Clearance certificate will be posted to the applicant in the self-addressed envelope provided as soon as clearance if received from India.

For any further query please write or call:

Email ID: cons.dublin@mea.gov.in

Tel No. +353- 01-2060932 (1400 hrs to 1600 hrs)

*For list of holidays please click: http://indianembassydublin.in/eoi.php?id=holidays
* Please check the advisories section for any updates regarding consular services.