I read in am22tech that if the passport has been issued in New York, the PCC processing time is around 5 days by mail. I had renewed my passport last month from New York and police verification was done back then.
However, I sent the PCC application to NY consulate around 10 days back and the system says a police verification has been triggered. My parents in India also got an email saying the same thing. Today I mailed PRAMIT explaining the situation and they replied saying
“PCC process depends upon the police verification record in our system. As per the current guidelines, PCC clearances will take a minimum of 30 days to get clearances from India.”
I need the PCC in 25 days from now to continue with my application. Has anyone applied for PCC recently? What is the timeline now? Does the 5 day timeline still hold for someone with passport issued in New York?