List Of Documents Required For A Fresh And Renewal/ Re-Issue Passport

List Of Documents Required For A Fresh And Renewal/ Re-Issue Passport

List Of Documents Required For A Fresh And Renewal/ Re-Issue Passport

List Of Documents Required For A Fresh And Renewal/ Re-Issue Passport

New Passport

Given Below is the list of required documents for the Fresh passport of Adult person issue in India

Proof of Address

List of acceptable documents:

1. Water Bill

2. Telephone (landline or postpaid mobile bill)

3. Electricity bill

4. Income Tax Assessment Order

5. Election Commission Photo ID card

6. Proof of Gas Connection

7. Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letterhead

8. Spouse's passport copy (First and last page including family details mentioning applicant's name as the spouse of the passport holder), (provided the applicant's present address matches the address mentioned in the spouse's passport)

9. Parent's passport copy, in case of minors(First and last page)

10. Aadhaar Card

11. Rent Agreement

12. Photo Passbook of running Bank Account (Scheduled Public Sector Banks, Scheduled Private Sector Indian Banks and Regional Rural Banks only)

Note:

- Applicants are required to submit the proof of address of the present address only, irrespective of the date from which he/she has been residing at the given address.

- Furnishing of the Aadhaar card will expedite the processing of passport applications.

- Aadhaar letter/card or the e-Aadhaar (an electronically generated letter from the website of UIDAI), as the case may be, will be accepted as Proof of Address (POA) and Proof of Photo-Identity (POI) for availing passport related services. Acceptance of Aadhaar as PoA and PoI would be subject to successful validation with the Aadhaar database.

- (For Minor): For minor applicants, a present address proof document in the name of parent(s) can be submitted.

- (For Document No. 7): Only public limited companies can give address proof on the company letterhead along with a seal. Computerized print-outs shall not be entertained.

Proof of Date of Birth (DOB)

List of acceptable documents:

1. Birth Certificate issued by the Registrar of Births and Deaths or the Municipal Corporation or any other prescribed authority, whosoever has been empowered under the Registration of Birth and Deaths Act, 1969 to register the birth of a child born in India

2. Transfer/School leaving/Matriculation Certificate issued by the school last attended/recognized educational board

3. Policy Bond issued by the Public Life Insurance Corporations/Companies having the DOB of the holder of the insurance policy

4. Copy of an extract of the service record of the applicant (only in respect of Government servants) or the Pay Pension Order (in respect of retired Government Servants), duly attested/certified by the officer/in-charge of the Administration of the concerned Ministry/Department of the applicant

5. Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar

6. Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) issued by the Election Commission of India

7. PAN Card issued by the Income Tax Department

8. Driving License issued by the Transport Department of concerned State Government

9. A declaration was given by the Head of the Orphanage/Child Care Home on their official letterhead of the organization confirming the DOB of the applicant

Note: Documents mentioned in point 4 to 8 are acceptable as proof of Date of Birth only if it has the precise Date of Birth of the applicant.

Passport Renewal / Re-Issue

Below are the typical documents that you need to carry to the passport office, depending on your situation.

1. Original Old Passport that is expiring or expired

Same Address as in your Old Passport :

a. You do NOT need anything other than a photocopy of your passport's first page, the last page, and the page with ECNR info. You will do self-attestation ( your own signature)

b. You may carry current address proof like a utility bill or Bank statement or Voter card, etc… see below for some of those documents.

Change in Address – Different one from your Old passport address

1. Water Bill

2. Telephone (landline or postpaid mobile bill)

3. Electricity bill

4. Income Tax Assessment Order

5. Election Commission Photo ID card

6. Proof of Gas Connection

7. Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letterhead

8. Spouse's passport copy (First and last page including family details mentioning applicant's name as spouse of the passport holder), (provided the applicant's present address matches the address mentioned in the spouse's passport)

9. Parent's passport copy, in case of minors(First and last page)

10. Aadhaar Card

11. Rent Agreement

12. Photo Passbook of running Bank Account (Scheduled Public Sector Banks, Scheduled Private Sector Indian Banks and Regional Rural Banks only)

- If you would like to add your spouse name, carry the original and photocopy of your marriage certificate. It is required. You need a photocopy that needs to be self-attested. 

Add Spouse Name, Change

If you plan to change any details like names, etc, you need to carry the original with a photocopy signed by you.

There may be other sets of documents that you may be asked from the website if some exceptions for your case. That’s why always check the passport website (https://passportindia.gov.in/).


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