Documents Required For Application of Passport

Posted by admin on April 2nd, 2012 — Posted in Passport

Documents required for fresh passport application:

Proof of Address:

  • Ration card.
  • Certificate of the Employer of reputed companies on letter head.
  • Water/electricity/telephone/gas connection bill.
  • Statement of running bank account or Income tax Assessment.
  • Voter’s card(Election Commission ID)
  • Spouse’s passport copy or a copy of parent’s passport in case of the applicant being minor.

Proof of date of birth:

  • Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authority or by the Registrar of Births and Deaths from the district office.
  • Certificate of birth by the applicant’s school last attended or any other recognized educational institution.
  • An affidavit from the Magistrate or Notary stating the date of birth of the applicant.

Other documents:

  • An attested copy of supporting document if the applicant is eligible for ECNR.
  • If the applicant is a citizen of India by naturalization or registration then he/she has to submit a Citizenship Document.
  • If the applicant is an employee of a Statutory/Government/Public Sector body, an original Identity Certificate with Standard Affidavit is to be submitted.
  • An Emergency Certificate or Emergency Passport details in case the applicant was ever deported to India.

Documents required for fresh passport application under Tatkaal Scheme:

Under the Tatkaal Scheme the applicant must provide proof of address and proof of birth as mentioned above along with:

  • Standard Affidavit as per Annexure ‘I’.
  • Verification Certificate as per the Annexure ‘F’. There is a list of fifteen documents out of which the applicant must submit 3 documents. The list of documents is available in the application form as well as on the official website of the passport seva portal.

Note: Annexure are available with the application form

Documents required for fresh passport application of a Minor:

When applying for the passport of a Minor the following documents are required:

  • Photocopy of the birth certificate of the applicant
  • An address proof as mentioned above.
  • Photocopies of the parents’ passports, if any. The photocopies should be attested.
  • It is to be noted that either of the parents should have their respective spouse’s name in their passport, that is; either the name of the father should be mentioned in the mother’s passport or vice versa.
  • If any of the parent is a resident abroad, Sworn affidavit from the resident abroad attested by Indian Mission is to be procured and the parent residing in India has to submit an affidavit too.

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