Passport Checklist

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A ) While applying for a fresh passport, attach two copies of the following documents:

1 . Proof of address (attach one of the following):
Applicant’s ration card, certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letter head, water /telephone /electricity bill/
statement of running bank account/Income Tax Assessment Order /Election Commission ID card, Gas connection Bill, Spouse’s
passport copy, parent’s passport copy in case of minors. (NOTE: If any applicant submits only ration card as proof of address,
it should be accompanied by one more proof of address out of the above categories).

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2 . Proof of Date of Birth (attach one of the following):Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authority or district office of the Registrar of Births & Deaths;
Date of birth certificate from the school last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution; or
an Affidavit sworn before a Magistrate/Notary stating date/place of birth by illiterate or semi-illiterate applicants.
N.B.: In the case of applicants born on or after 26.01.89, only Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or the Office
of the Registrar of Births & Deaths is acceptable.

3 . Citizenship Document if applicant is a citizen of India by Registration or Naturalization.

4 . Government/Public Sector/Statutory body employees should submit “Identity Certificate” in original along with Standard .

5 . If the applicant is eligible for “ECNR” attach attested copy of supporting document.

6 . If the applicant was repatriated at Government cost, enclose documents to show that the expenditure, if any, incurred
by the Government of India on his/her repatriation has been fully refunded to the Government of India, Ministry of External Affairs.

7 . If the applicant was ever deported to India, give details of Emergency Certificate/Passport.

B ) When applying for reissue of a passport after 10 years, attach:

    • Old passport in original with self-attested photocopy of its first four and last four
      pages, including ECR/ECNR page.

 

    • Document mentioned at (A) (4), if applicable.

 

    • Document mentioned at (A) (5), if the old passport did not have ECNR stamp or it was issued when the applicant was a
      minor.

 

    • If there is any change in address, document mentioned at A (1).

 

    • If the old passport does not contain spouse name, attach copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage
      or affidavits to support the same.

 

C ) When applying for a minor’s passport attach:

    • There are different Annexure used to file the application for the minor child and for further
      details contact us to support you

 

    • Attested photocopy of passport, if any, of both parents, applicable

 

    • Original passports of parents should be presented for verification of particulars

 

    • If one parent is resident abroad, a sworn affidavit by the parent resident abroad attested by the Indian Mission along with
      affidavit from parent residing in India as well be submitted.

 

For Adopted Children:

A )In case of Adopted Children the following documents are to be furnished:

    • Valid adoption deed registered as per Indian laws

 

    • In the case of Christians, Muslims and Parsis, a court order granting guardianship and allowing the child to be taken out
      of the Country.

 

    • Copy of the guarantee executed before the Court concerned.

 

B) CHANGE OF NAME

Following marriage, remarriage or divorce:

(1) A woman applying for change of name/surname in existing passport due to marriage must furnish:

    • Photocopy of the Husband’s passport, if any, and

 

    • An attested copy of marriage certificate issued by Registrar of Marriage OR an affidavit from the husband and wife along
      with a joint photograph.

 

(2) Divorcees applying for change of name OR for deletion of spouse’s name in existing passport must furnish

    • Certified copy of Divorce degree.

 

    • Deed poll/sworn affidavit

 

(3) Re-married applicants applying for change of name/spouse’s name must furnish:

    • Divorce deed/death certificate as the case may be in respect of first spouse, and

 

    • Document as at (1) above relating to second marriage

 

    • In other circumstances for change of name, the applicant (both male and female) should furnish:

 

    • Deed poll/sworn affidavit

 

    • Paper cuttings of two leading daily newspapers in original (one daily newspaper should be of the area of applicant’s
      permanent and present address or nearby area)

 


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