Public Services



Public Services offered by NCRB


Motor Vehicle Verification Counter


The NCRB has opened a Motor Vehicle Verification Counter w.e.f. 05.01.2001 at its headquarters in New Delhi, provide the following information to the general public at a nominal fee of Rs.10/-. 

  • Recovery status of a stolen vehicle

  • To enable the potential buyer of a second hand vehicle to know whether the vehicle is not a stolen one or involved in any crime

The results are provided instantaneously.  The above facility can also be availed by outstation applicants.


The application received by post from general public can be processed only when the following details are furnished in the application.


1) To know the status of a vehicle (whether the particular vehicle has been reported to have been stolen)


      a) IPO's of Rs.10/- in favour of Director, NCRB.

      b) Registration Number, Engine Number, Chassis Number, Type, Make, Manufacturing year of the vehicle and complete address of the applicant.


2) To know the Recovery Status of the Stolen Vehicle


     a) IPO's of Rs. 10/- in favour of Director, NCRB

     b) Registration Number, Engine Number, Chassis Number, Type, Make, Manufacturing year of the vehicle and complete address of the applicant.

     c) FIR No., FIR Date, Name of Police Station, District and State along with attested copy of F.I.R. report from Police Station.


The Bureau may not be in a position to make correspondence with each individual in case incomplete information is received.


The results are intimated by ordinary post.


A similar counter facility for providing information on stolen/recovered motor vehicles has been made available at :




State/UT Place
Arunachal Pradesh SP, Crime Records Office, Police Headquarters, Itanagar.


SP Office, Dimapur.

SP Office, Mokokchung.


Director, Crime Records Bureau, U.T. of Pondicherry .


Sr. SP Office, Ludhiana .




SP(CID), O/o Addl. DGP, CID, Ulubari, Guwahati-7

Sr. SP Office, Near Bus Stand, Bathinda.

Community Police Resource Centre (CPRC), Baradari, Patiala .

SP Office, City Guwahati, Guwahati.


DIGP, State Crime Records Bureau, 7th Floor, S.Building, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Road , Bangalore .


Office of the Commissioner of Police, Ahmedabad City .

SP Office, Old Spipa Bldg., Meghani Nagar, Ahmedabad Rural-380016.

West Bengal

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Detective Dept., Lal Bazar, Kolkata.

Commissioner of Police, Race Course, Ring Road, Opp. Galaxy Cinema, Rajkot City .

Madhya Pradesh

Addl. DGP, State Crime Records Bureau, PHQ, Bhopal .

SP Office, Race Course, Ring Road , Rajkot Rural.


Office of IGP(ACB/CID), State Crime Records Bureau, Shillong.

SP Office, Jamnagar .


SP Office, Gurgaon.


DGP, Police Headquarters, Panaji.

SP Office, Ambala.


IGP, U.T. of Chandigarh , PHQ, Sector-9, Chandigarh .

SP Office, Faridabad .

Jammu & Kashmir

IGP, Crime & Rlys., Police Headquarters, Jammu .

IGP, State Crime Records Bureau, Madhuban, Karnal.


Assistant Commissioner of Police, State Crime Records Bureau, Police Computer Wing, Chennai-4.

SP Office, Rewari.

SP Office, Rohtak


NCRB, East Block-7, Sector-1, R.K.Puram, New Delhi - 110 066.

Himachal Pradesh

IGP(CID) cum Director, State Crime Records Bureau, Shimla.


Web based Recovered Vehicle Inquiry

Information on Motor Vehicles recovered in the country is made available on NCRB website w.e.f. 1st January’ 2002. The database is updated regularly with the information of recovered vehicles received from the states and districts. The information of recovered vehicles can be seen on website.

FIREARMS National Database and Counter


NCRB receives data pertaining to lost/recovered firearms from States/UTs regularly. A central databank is created on National Computer installed in the National Police Computer Centre of the Bureau. At present, 94261 records of lost/recovered firearms are available in the national databank and about 4885 cases have been coordinated. The database is updated on day-to-day basis. A system has been developed to coordinate recovered firearms with the lost ones to help restore firearms to their rightful owners.

This Bureau has already opened Firearms Counter at its headquarters in New Delhi through which one can know about the recovery status of the stolen firearms if the same is recovered in any part of the country and also to know before the purchase of firearms as to whether the same is stolen one or otherwise. 

Talash System

The NCRB has been maintaining a National level database of Arrested, Wanted, Missing, Kidnapped, Deserters, Escapees, Unidentified persons and Unidentified Dead Bodies under the Talash System. At present, we have a database of 292890 as on 19/12/2008.

The Bureau has also Co-ordination System through which coordinated information under the Talash System are provided under the following parameters.

  •  Missing/Kidnapped with Unidentified Persons

  •  Missing/Kidnapped  with Unidentified Dead Bodies

  •  Arrested with Wanted/Deserter/Escapees