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PASSPORT SERVICES

Online Passport Application

Schedule Appointment for Passport Services

Important Information

  • All Indian passport holders, who are holding handwritten passport, or 20-year validity passport expiring after November 24, 2015, should apply for re-issue of passport and obtain Machine Readable Passport.
  • Passport is a valuable document. It should always be kept either in one’s custody or in the custody of a duly authorized person. Unauthorized possession of passport constitutes an offence punishable under the Indian Passports Act, 1967.
  • If passport is damaged / lost / stolen, the fact and circumstances should be immediately reported to the nearest Indian Mission/Post and the local police.
  • Every child should have a separate passport.
  • Passport must not be altered or mutilated in anyway nor any endorsement made on it by any person other than a duly authorized official of the Government of India.
  • The maximum validity of an Indian Passport is Ten (10) years from the Date of Issue. Kindly apply for reissue of passport within one year before its expiry, as reissue of passport after expiry could take couple of weeks.
  • It is an offence under the Passport Act 1967 to give false information in the passport application. Passport facilities can be denied on grounds of suppression of factual information, submission of false particulars, willful damage of passport and for making unauthorized changes in the passports.
  • Indian passport can be impounded or revoked by the Government of India under the provisions of the Passport Act 1967and in such event, passport has to be surrendered to the nearest Indian Passport Issuing Authority.
  • If a holder of an Indian Passport acquires nationality of another country, Indian Passport must be immediately surrendered to the Indian Mission/Post abroad.
  • Passport holder should come personally to the Embassy for submitting application alongwith requisite documents for Passport services.
  • Passport can be collected either personally OR by third person on presentation of original receipt and an authorization letter.

HOW TO APPLY FOR PASSPORT :

  • Applicants are required to submit Online Application Form  Take printout of the Application Form and then fill remaining columns. Submit the printed application alongwith requisite documents (see below) and fees at the Embassy.
  • Three copies of Personal Particulars Form
  • The time required for processing of passport application will depend on the category of Police Verification to be conducted in India. Thus, applicants are advised to submit their applications well in advance (atleast three months).
  • Fee is payable in RON by cash at the Embassy. Fees once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or if service cannot be rendered. 
PASSPORT SERVICES FEE (w.e.f. 01.05.2015)  
 

Service

Fee (in RON)

Issue of Fresh passport OR Re-issue of passport containing 36 pages having 10 years validity (also applicable to Minors in the age group of 15 to 18 years)

320+10

Issue of Fresh passport OR Re-issue of passport containing 60 pages having 10 years validity (also applicable to Minors in the age group of 15 to 18 years)

425+10

Issue of Fresh passport OR Re-issue of Passport containing 36 pages for Minors below 18 years of age with 5 years validity or till the Minor attains the age of 18, whichever is earlier

215+10

Replacement of passport in lieu of Damaged, Lost, or Stolen passport

 

Passport containing 36 pages

635+10

Passport containing 60 pages

740+10

Replacement of Passport for change in Personal Particulars, Or Deletion of Emigration Check Required

 

Passport containing 36 pages having 10 year validity

320+10

Passport containing 60 pages having 10 year validity

425+10

Passport to Minors containing 36 pages having 5 years validity OR till he attains age of 1 years, whichever is earlier

215+10

Emergency Certificate

65+10

Identity Certificate

215+10

Issue of Police Clearance Certificate (PCC), or Surrender Certificate, or Any misc. certificate based on passport

110+10

1. Fresh Passport for new born baby:

  • Passport Application Form completely filled in
  • Three copies of Personal Particulars Form
  • Five recent colour photographs against white background
  • Copy of the Certificate of Registration of Birth at the Indian Embassy
  • Copy of the Apostilled Birth Certificate
  • Copies of Passports of both parents (First and Last page)
  • Affidavit of ‘No Objection’ to issue of Passport signed by both parents 

2. Re-issue of passport:

  • Passport Application Form completely filled in
  • Three copies of Personal Particulars Form
  • Five recent colour photographs against white background
  • Current Passport and copy of passport (First, Last and latest visa page)
  • Copy of Resident Permit 
  • Apostilled Marriage certificate / Divorce decree, if there is change in marital status since issue of last passport
  • Proof of Address, if new address is to be printed in the passport
  • In case of minor children - copy of Passports of both parents and affidavit of ‘No Objection’ signed by both parents 

Change of Name in the Passport: Same as in Re-issue of Passport cases with following additional documents:

  • Affidavit confirming change of name signed by a First Class Magistrate. Publication of notice of change of name in Indian newspaper (original clipping) and local newspaper (original clipping); OR Name change published in the Gazette of Central government / State government.
  • In case of change of maiden name of wife after marriage, photocopy of Apostilled Marriage Certificate, and copy of husband’s passport will be required
  • In case of change of name of Minor, an affidavit signed by both parents.

Change in appearance: Same as in Re-issue of Passport cases with an additional document: Affidavit stating reasons for change in appearance

3. Re-issue of Passport (in case of current passport is lost/damaged)Same as in Re-issue of Passport cases with following additional documents:

  • Affidavit giving details of the circumstances under which the passport was damaged/lost and certifying that he/she has not taken the nationality of any other country since loss / damage of the previously held passport. 
  • Police Report, in case of lost passport
  • Any other supporting document as may be required after scrutiny of application / interview with applicant

4. Police Clearance Certificate (PCC): PCC will be issued ONLY after receiving fresh Police Verification Report for the applicant from the Indian police authorities concerned. Further, the PCC applicant has to make necessary arangements so that PCC is despatched to the applicant's address as given in PCC application. Applicant's are advised to apply for PCC well in advance (atleast three months). Following documents have to be submitted for the PCC: 

5. Miscelleneous certificate based on passport (such as Certificate stating Date of Birth, Passport details etc.):

  • Duly filled-in Application for Miscellaneous Services on Passport
  • A letter addressed to the Embassy stating reason behind such certificate.
  • Original Passport, and photocopy of First and Last pages of the passport
  • Photocopy of visa / Resident Permit.
  • Two recent colour photographs against white background

6. Emergency Certificate:

Emergency Certificate is a one way travel document to enter India, which is issued to an Indian national whose passport has been lost / stolen / damaged and to whom new passport cannot be issued. The final decision of issuing an Emergency Certificate is subject to a detailed examination by the Embassy. It may be noted that confirmed air tickets are required for issue of Emergency Certificate.

                   

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