Passport Police Verification Process

After successfully completing your passport application and document verification, you will have to go through the police verification process for the passport. Usually, you will be informed of the police verification process 4-5 days after submitting the form. If you are not informed, you can go to your nearest police station and ask them about your verification process.

This is a formality to verify your authenticity and documents. You can check the status of the passport after the completion of this process.

Why is it mandatory to go through the police verification process for issuing passports?

The police verification process ensures that the passport is being issued to the right person and does not go into the hands of the wrong person.

Passport Police Verification Process

Passport Police Verification Process


There are 2 modes of police verification:

  1. Police Verification is required on Pre-Passport Issuance basis.
  2. Police Verification is required on a Post-Passport Issuance basis.


Pre-Verification is the process where the Passport will be provided after the Physical verification of the individual. An officer will be assigned to visit your residential address and verify the individual address and identity.


Post-Verification is the process where you will receive the Passport first and then the verification will be done.

Document Required for Police Verification

You have to provide the police officer with some documents which will be used to verify your resident as well as identity. The following are the police verification document required for police verification-

Birth Proof:

School / College Leaving certificate

SSC / HSC Passing Certificate.

Aadhaar Card.

Address Proof:

Electricity Bill

Telephone Bill

Bank Account Passbook (at least last one year or 6 months)

Voter Id Card

PAN Card

Driving Licence

Parent’s passport copy

Student Id Card Issued By Recognized Educational Institutions

Registered Rent Agreement when the address is different from to present address.

Identity Proof:

Voter Id Card

Aadhaar Card

Driving Licence

PAN Card

LIC bonds


Applicants are advised to visit their jurisdictional passport office’s home page under Passport Office Page to know about additional documents required if any.

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Suman kumar pathak
Suman kumar pathak
2 years ago

Police verification me thana par paisa mangta hai