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Application for Character Certificate & Police Character Certificate [Samples] for Students, and VISA Applicants

If you do not know how to write an application for requesting a character certificate, then this is the right place for you to get complete details. Let’s discuss the whole criteria and procedure to write an application for requesting a character certificate. Don’t forget to check provided free sample of the application for the character certificates at the end.

Character Certificate Definition

The character certificate is a document talks about the qualities and behavior of an applicant in an organization, area, or community. This document plays an important role in every stage of life no matter if you are enrolling yourself in any educational institution or applying for a new job. Even if you are applying for a VISA, the embassy center will demand a character certificate document.

Police Character Certificate Definition

Police character certificate attests to the fact that the person holds good moral, behavioral, and non-criminal records. To obtain a police character certificate; the applicant needs to write an application to the local police station to start the process of due diligence.

What is the main purpose of the Character Certificate?

A character certificate is a document that attests to the qualities, behavior, and professionalism of a person. The character certificate is demanded by organizations where an applicant is supposed to join for short to long terms. The purpose of the character certificate is to make sure of a person joining the organization encompasses good moral, professional, and behavioral qualities; and has no criminal history.

Character certificate is one such term that is commonly used in educational centers i.e. schools and colleges. When you leave a school or college, they will issue a character certificate document for you to take admission somewhere else. This document shows the real worth of a person, their general behavior, and some extra capabilities as a student.

Writing an Application to obtain a Character Certificate

Keep in mind the below points before you plan to write a character certificate application:

    • Your previous record should be clean against any criminal charges or reports.
    • Plus, make sure you are not involved in any court trial.
    • You are not involved in any sort of anti-national/social activities.
    • You have not changed your surname without a proper channel.
    • You should have good respect and status among common people.

Character Certification Application Outline

We have already mentioned the importance of a character certificate in the beginning and how this piece of documents amplifies your whole character in front of someone. This small document is the real proof to let the other person know that you hold a reputable and high moral character.

Although writing a character certificate application is quite simple in which you just have to follow few basic steps. We have categorized the whole process for you in few simple steps for your convenience.

  • Date: Always start with the date written on the top of your application. Any document which is without a date is considered to be invalid.
  • Recipient details: Details of the recipient is written on the top left side. This includes full name, institute or company name, address, and contact number.
  • Subject: Subject will be written in just one line i.e. “Application for a character certificate” or you can also write “Requesting character certificate”
  • Introduction: Introduction is the start of your application in which you have to explain the real purpose of writing the applicant. Always start by letting the other know that who exactly you are.
  • Second paragraph: In the second paragraph you have to add some appropriate references and show some gratitude.
  • Third Paragraph: In the third/last paragraph, you have to thank the reader who is reading your entire application. End the paragraph with a requesting line for an early response.
  • Sign the document: End the character certificate application by mentioning proper regards and with your signature.

We know the fact that just explaining the application write-up process is not enough for the readers. So below we have compiled 2 samples of character certificate applications separately written for school and college.

Character Certificate Application from School Sample

To,
The Principal,
School Name,
School Address,

Date:

Subject: (Character certificate application)

Dear Sir or Madam,

With due respect, I want to state that I have just recently passed the higher secondary school examination with Grade A from your school. {I was actively involved in different extra-curricular activities where I was elected as the captain of the football team as well}. – These lines are not necessary to mention.

But now for further studies, I have to take admission in the college for which I need a character certificate. I would be thankful if you issue me a character certificate on an early basis. I shall be very grateful to you.

Thanking you.

Yours Obediently,
[Your Name],
[Signature],
[Class],
[Contact Number].

Character Certificate Application from College

To,
The Headmaster/Department Dean,
College Name,
College Address,

Date:

Subject: (Character certificate application)

Dear Sir or Madam,

With due respect, I want to state that I have been studying in your college for the last few years from _______ [Start Years] till_______ [End Years]. I did pass my intermediate examination in 1st division from your college. I was among one the bright students in my teachers.

But now for further studies, I have to take admission to a university for which I need a character certificate. I would be thankful if you issue me a character certificate on an early basis. I shall be very grateful to you.

Thanking you.

Yours Faithfully,
[Your Name],
[Class],
[Email ID],
[Phone Number].

Police Character Certificate Application Sample

To,
Incharge,
Local Police Station,
Address,

Date:

Subject: Police Character Certificate Issuance Request Letter

Dear Sir or Madam,

With due respect, I want to state that i am in need of a Police Character Certificate so i can apply for a VISA. I am a respectable citizen and have been living at (Address) for (that many) years. The neighbors in this area know me very well and i have good respect for this society and to attest to this fact; my neighbors also signed this application. I got no criminal record and have no court cases against me.

In this regard, i request you to please issue the Police Character Certificate to me.

Thanking you.

Yours Faithfully,
[Your Name],
[Address],
[Email ID],
[Phone Number].

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