How to make Police Clearance Certificate in nepal?

How to make Police Clearance Certificate in nepal?

How to make Police Clearance Certificate in nepal?

Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is an official document provided by the Nepal Government to it's citizens. It proves that citizens may be involved or not in criminal activities like drugs, murder, rape or any other. This document is issued by Nepal Police Headquarter and Criminal Investigation Department, Kathmandu. 

Procedure For Applying Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)

  • Applying process in Nepal for citizen and non-citizen
    • Applicant shall apply in-person at “Verification Section, Crime Investigation Department, Police Headquarters”
    • Applicant's contact and address details
    • Applicant shall go to the respective office. Don’t forget to take the required copy of documents along with originals to the office.
    • Please follow as per authorities guidelines and submit the completed application along with documents. Applicant should pay for any charges if required as advised.
    • This application will be processed by respective department.
    • The certificate can be collected from the office where applicant applied in person upon notification or issued as per norms.

Applying process - overseas for citizen and non-citizen.

  • Apply through embassy or consulate in-person
    • Applicant can apply at their nearest embassy or consulate in person. Link to locate the embassy or consulate.
    • Application form can be obtained from the embassy. Call the office and fix appointment for personal visit. Also find out the details for this procedure.
    • On the scheduled date, go to the office with all the document in original and in copy. Please follow as per officer guidelines to process your application.
    • This application will be processed by the respective department. The completed certificates are forwarded to the concern.
    • Applicant shall collect the certificate with the respective office upon notification or can get it delivered as per norms applicable.

Required Documents

In General

  • Application form
  • Valid citizen proof with photo (respective ID’s issued by respective nation).
  • Email ID (useful to communicate issues with respect to your application)
  • A self-addressed envelope with or without stamps (as required).
  • Valid contact number (applicant can be communicated)
  • Passport-size photos.
  • Birth certificate (as per requirement).


For Country Specific

  • Valid identity document (identity card, passport, driving license).
  • Valid passport.
  • Citizen proof / National Identity Document (NID)

For Foreign National

  • A copy of your passport while living in Nepal.
  • A copy of your permit of stay in Nepal, passport number and place of issue as well.
  • Proofs of legal stay (copy of passport held during the said period with respective stamp and seal).


  • Applicant with valid passport and a valid address proof.
  • Age: 16 years and above. In case of minors, the application must be submitted by the parent exercising parental authority, if the minor has not turned 16 years.
  • The current address of the applicant must be same as in the passport and other supporting documents.
  • Applicants who are in need of residential status, employment or long term visa or for immigration to a foreign nation.


Fee/charge varies for case to case. Updated fee requirement will be provided by respective authorities while applying.


Validity norms vary from country to country.

Processing Time

Processing time varies with respect to the country from where applied.






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