List of Documents Required For Passport

Passport is the document which is issued by the government of the particular country. This type of documents is mainly used to prove your identity and citizenship in the world. This is one of the documents that you require to travel any place that means it allows you to go to foreign countries.
Passport is a legal document, so this is evident that you need some necessary document to issued it. If you are applying for a passport, then this is the important post for you. To apply for a passport in India, you need some proper document that you need to submit when applying for a passport. So keep reading below, and you will get the idea.

Documents Required For Fresh Passport.

Following are lists of Documents required for Fresh Passport Application.

  • Address proof– One of the following documents can be submitted as address proof for Passport.
    • Valid ration card with present address
    • Election ID card with current address
    • Aadhaar card
    • Phone bill with current address
    • Gas connection bill
    • Bank Passbook
    • Rental agreement if staying in a rented house
    • Income Tax Assessment order
    • Water bill with current address
    • Electricity bill with current address
    • Certificate from employer on letterhead with a seal and signature
    • Passport of the spouse
    • Parent’s passport
  • Age proof – submit any of the following document as age proof for a passport.
    • Birth certificate issued by the municipal authority or any other office authorized to issue the birth certificate.
    • School leaving certificate/ Secondary school leaving certificate.
    • Certificate swore before a magistrate.

Documents Required For Tatkal Passport.

Listed below are the documents needed to apply for a Tatkal passport.

  • Address proof – One of the following documents can be submitted as address proof for Passport.
    • Valid ration card with present address
    • Election ID card with current address
    • Aadhaar card
    • Phone bill with current address
    • Gas connection
    • Bank passport
    • Rental agreement if staying in a rented house
    • Income Tax Assessment order
    • Water bill with current address
    • Electricity bill with current address
    • Certificate from employer on letterhead with a seal and signature
    • Passport of the spouse
    • Parent’s passport
  • Age proof – One of the following document required as Age Proof.
    • Birth certificate issued by the municipal authority or any other office authorized to issue the birth certificate.
    • School leaving certificate/ Secondary school leaving certificate.
    • Certificate swore before a magistrate.

Documents Required For Minor Passport.

Definition of minor passport is applicants less than 18 years of age are considered as minor for an issuance of a passport.

  • Current address proof in the name of the parent(s) will have to be provided.
  • Original and self-attested copies of the parent’s passport will have to be given to the Passport Seva Kendra in case both parents possess the passport.
  • Original documents along with a set of self-attested photocopies of the originals will have to If at the Passport Seva Kendra for processing.
  • Valid No Objection Certificate/Affidavit from both parents.
  • if minor is 18 years old, he/she will be eligible for Non-ECR passport wherein Emigration check is not required.
  • One of the following document.
    • Valid photocopies of first and last pages of the passports of both the parents.
    • Valid photocopies of the valid visa status of both parents.
    • If parents are deceased, a photocopy of the death certificate.
    • If parents are divorced, a photocopy of a divorce decree and custodianship order of the court.

Documents Required For Diplomatic Passport.

Diplomatic Passport is Issued to designated members of the national government, judiciary, statutory authorities, diplomats, official public couriers and any other person specifically authorized by the Govt

The following is a list of documents that will have to be provided to get an Official or Diplomatic Passport. One copy of the documents mentioned below will have to submit.

  • Official identity card of the applicant or that of the Head Office
  • A certificate that has been issued by the Head Office
  • An Official Request Letter from the Forwarding Officer
  • PMO or Political Clearance Certificate, if needed
  • Printed copy of online filled application form
  • Political or PMO clearance
  • Copy of identity card
  • Certificate from the Head of Office
  • Request from a Forwarding Officer
  • Other necessary documents

Documents Required For Lost Passport.

  • An affidavit that gives information about where and how the passport was stolen.
  • Original police report.
  • Self-attested copy of ECR or Non-ECR page.
  • Self-attested copy of validity extension page (in case of short validity passport)
  • Address proof – One of the following documents can be submitted as address proof for Passport.
    • Valid ration card with present address
    • Election ID card with current address
    • Aadhaar card
    • Phone bill with current address
    • Gas connection
    • Bank passport
    • Rental agreement if staying in a rented house
    • Income Tax Assessment order
    • Water bill with current address
    • Electricity bill with current address
    • Certificate from employer on letterhead with a seal and signature
    • Passport of the spouse
    • Parent’s passport
  • Age proof – One of the following documents submitted as  age proof:
    • Birth certificate issued by the municipal authority or any other office authorized to issue the birth certificate.
    • School leaving certificate/ Secondary school leaving certificate.
    • Certificate swore before a magistrate.

Documents Required For Damage Passport.

  • Original old passport.
  • Self-attested copy of the first and last two pages of the passport.
  • Self-attested copy of ECR or Non-ECR page.
  • Self-attested copy of validity extension page (in a case of short validity passport).
  • An affidavit that gives information about how the passport got damaged.
  • Age proof
    • Birth certificate issued by the municipal authority or any other office authorized to issue the birth certificate.
    • School leaving certificate/ Secondary school leaving certificate.
    • Certificate swore before a magistrate.

Documents Required For Change Existing Detail of Passport.

  • Original old passport.
  • Self-attested copy of the first and last two pages of the passport.
  • Self-attested copy of ECR or Non-ECR page.
  • Self-attested copy of validity extension page (in case of short validity passport)
  • Any one of the following documents:
  • Attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriages.
  • A joint affidavit from wife and husband along with a photograph together.
  • Affidavit as per Annexure K.
  • Self-attested photocopy of the spouse’s Passport.

Documents Required for Renewal Passport.

A passport is renewed when the validity of the passport needs to be extended. In case of renewal, the passport number will remain the same, only the validity will be changed.

  • Original old Passport.
  • Self-attested copy of the first two and last two pages.
  • Self-attested copy of the ECR/Non-ECR page.
  • Self-attested copy of the page of observation, if any, made by Passport Issuing Authority.
  • Self-attested copy of the validity extension page, if any, in respect of short validity passport.
  • Proof of documents which eliminate the cause of issuance of Short Validity Passport (SVP)

 

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  1. Sumit Shah March 1, 2017
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