is a Police Verification Report?
A ‘Police Verification Report’ is a report on the
character and antecedents of an individual. The report states
whether or not the individual has come to any adverse notice due
to his general conduct. It is specifically verified whether or
not he/she has been involved in any criminal case and if there
is any criminal case pending against him/her in the court of law
as per district police records. Efforts are also made to get a
similar report from his/her place of permanent residence. It is
also verified whether the individual is indeed the person whose
photograph has been affixed on the PVR application form.
needs a PVR?
A PVR is typically sought by private employers for their potential
employees before finalizing their appointment. It is also sought
by landlords for their potential tenants before letting their
premises to them.
can issue the PVR?
The District Superintendent of Police of the district where the
individual is residing issues the PVR.
to apply for the PVR?
To apply for a Police Verification Report, the applicant is required
to fill an application form that is available free of cost at
the Security Branch, District Police Office, Police Lines
Railway Police City. The duly filled-in application form has to be submitted
alongwith the necessary documents and the application fee.
An all-inclusive fee of Rs.100/- has to be deposited with Incharge
Security Branch against proper receipt. A copy of this receipt
must be attached with the application form.
The following documents must be attached alongwith the application
- Copy of
any of the following documents as proof of identity and of residence
of the individual whose verification has been sought.
- Ration Card
- Election Commission Voter Identity Card
- Water, Electricity Bills, Telephone bills
- Running Bank Account (Last one year)
- Two copies
of latest passport size photograph of the individual whose verification
has been sought. This is in addition to one affixed on the application