New passport rule effective from today, police clearance certificate can now be obtained

Passport Police Clearance Certificate: With the change in the rules by the central government, getting a passport has become easier. These new rules have come into effect across the country from today i.e. 28 September 2022. Until now, the most time consuming to obtain a passport was the approval of the  Police Clearance Certificate i.e. PCC. But now the Ministry of External Affairs has come up with a solution to this problem. Now  Passport applicants can apply for Police Clearance Certificate at all online Post Office Passport Seva Kendras. This will save the time of the applicants and the applicants will get the passports at the earliest.

Police Clearance Certificate through Post Office

According to the new rule effective from today, online application for Police Clearance Certificate can be made. Citizens can apply online through Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSKs). Earlier, while making a statement about this, the Ministry of External Affairs had said that there has been a steady increase in the demand for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) for making passports for the past few months. In such a situation, the option of passport verification has been made available through online Post Office Passport Seva Kendra. This is where the police clearance process is mandatory, as the applicant’s criminal record, if any, needs to be checked before they are allowed to get a passport.

Why is clearance important?

Your documents are verified when you apply for a passport. Along with this, physical verification of these documents is also done. That means the police visit the address you mentioned and go there and take information about your documents. Apart from this, they get information about you. Visit .in.

  • If you have created User ID and Password then login by entering it, otherwise create User ID and Password.
  • Click on New User to register and  Select the Register Now option.
  • Then create a user ID and password and enter the captcha code.
  • After that the registration process will be completed.
  • Next you will have a The form will open. In which you have to fill all the information like nearest passport office details, mobile number, email id, date of birth and login id.
  • After that click on save option to save the information.
  • Note that the release The information provided in the field must be correct. Incorrect information will result in rejection of the form.
  • Now after this you have to visit your nearest post office (where Passport Seva Kendra is set up).
  • You should also carry your application receipt and all the original documents requested with you. .
  • Verification and further processing will then be completed at the post office.
  • Your passport will then be issued by the Ministry of External Affairs after police verification.
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