Embassy of India


            New Passport Application (Reissue)-  Requirements

    • Original Passport (including subsequent additional booklets if any)
    • New Passport application form duly filled
    • 3 latest passport-size photographs
    • Copy of resident permit/valid visa.
    • If passport is renewed after 1 year from the date of expiry, an affidavit is to be filled and additional fee is payable.
    • Authority letter in favor of Indian national if applicant is not able to visit Embassy with copy of passport of authorized person.
    • Minors are issued passports for 5 years or up to attaining 18 years, whichever is earlier.  Passport applications, along with passport copies of parents, should be signed by both parents.  Minor should affix his/her signature or left thumb impression in the “Signature Boxes”.
    • Minors between the age of 15 and 18 have the option to apply for a full validity passport (ten years) by payment of fees as applicable for issue of passports to persons above 18 years of age. However, a ten-year validity passport in such cases will be issued only on receipt of police verification report.
    • Additional documents requirement based on specific conditions:
    • Change of signature - If your signatures have changed than an affidavit for change of signature to be submitted.
    • Change of surname – There is change of surname after marriage/remarriage/divorce or you need to add your spouse name in your new passport. Please provide a self-declaration.
    • Change in appearance – If your appearance has changed considerably then please submit duly attested Form J with a current photo.
    • Change of address – If there is a change in address then please attach a copy of any utility bill duly attested by Notary.
    • Change of Name – If there is a complete name change, addition of surname, spelling correction of name, etc., please provide copy of notification in two leading Indian Newspapers, Gazette Notification of the concerned State Govern
    • [Note: List of documents given above for different services is not exhaustive. Competent authority may require applicant to submit any other document(s), if the same is considered absolutely essential and in that case(s) may also ask the applicant to present himself in person.