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Fresh Passport,  Change of Name,  Passport Issue Under Tatkal Scheme  Affidavit


A passport issued under the Passports Act, 1967. It is an offence to knowingly furnish false information OR suppress material information which attracts penal and other action under relevant sections of the said act. Passport is a valuable document. All holders are required to take due care that it does not get damaged, mutilated or lost. Passports should not be sent out to any country by post. 

Loss of passport should be immediately reported to the nearest police station and to the nearest passport office/ Indian mission. Passport holder shall be responsible for misuse of the passport, due to the non-intimation of loss to the concerned passport office/ Indian mission. Passport is a Govt. property and should be surrendered when demanded in writing, by any passport issuing authority. 

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1.HOW TO APPLY                            

How to Apply for a Passport:

One can apply for Passport through Online Registration, (after doing online registration, get print outs of the application form) Apart from this applicant can submit directly in the respective passport office/ DPCs/Speed post centers or through an authorized Agent along with authority letter.


Recent photographs size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm.(Four) in colour showing frontal view of full face are required..The colour photographs should have a light background (preferably white) and should show the full face of the applicant frontally. For Jumbo booklets, two additional photographs are required. Black and white photograph, photograph with coloured or dark glassess, Dark Background or in uniform, Polaroid prints or computer prints will not be accepted


Fees Structure

The following all-inclusive fee is to be paid along with the application form, either by Bank Draft in favour of the Passport Officer concerned or in cash. In case of DD, full name of applicant and application number to be written on the reverse of the draft. The Bank Code of Issuing Bank, the Demand Draft Number and date of issue of the Demand Draft should be mentioned.Details of payment of fee may be mentioned in the relevant boxes in the application form.


Fresh Passport (36 pages) of 10 years validity

(including minors between 15 to 18 years of age, who wish to get a  10 years full validity passport)

Rs 1,000/-


Fresh Passport (60 pages) of 10 years validity

Rs. 1,500/-


Fresh Passport for Minors (below 18 years of Age) of 5 years validity or till the minor attains the age of 18 which ever is earlier.

Rs  600/-


Duplicate Passport (36 pages) in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen passport

Rs. 2500/-


Duplicate Passport (60 pages) in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen passport

Rs. 3000/-

6. Police Clearance Certificate/ ECNR/Additional Endorsements Rs.300/-
7. In case of Change of Address, Name, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Appearance, Spouse Name, Name of Parents/Legal Guardian Rs.1000/-   [Fresh passport booklet will be issued]

If the application for a new passport is made under Tatkaal scheme, tatkaal fee is to be paid in addition to the application fee mentioned above.
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Passports shall be delivered to the applicant or dispatched by registered post acknowledgement due or speed post to the address given in the application form. 

  STAMP ( E C N R )


(I) (a) All holders of Diplomatic/official Passports.

(b)     All GAZETTED Government servants.

(c)     All Income-Tax payers (including Agricultural Income-Tax Payees) in their individual capacity. Proof of assessment of income tax and actual payment of income tax for last one year or copy of PAN card to be insisted upon, and not merely payment of advance tax. However, in most cases as an assessment order is not issued separately by the income tax department, income tax returns which are stamped by income tax authorities can be accepted.

(d)    All professional Degree holders, such as Doctors holding MBBS degree or equivalent degree in AYURVED or HOMEOPATHY, accredited Journalists, Engineers, Chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants, Lecturers, Teachers, Scientists, Advocates, etc.

(e)     Spouses and dependent children of category of persons listed from (b) to (d).

(f)      All persons having educational qualifications of matriculation and above.

(g)      Seamen who are in possession of CDC or Sea Cadets, Deck Cadets;

         (i) who have passed final examination of three years B.Sc. Nautical Sciences Courses at T.S. CHANAKYA, MUMBAI; and

          (ii)  who have undergone three months Pre-Sea training at any of the Government approved Training Institutes such as T.S.CHANAKYA, T.S. REHMAN, T.S. JAWAHAR, MTI (SCI) and NIPM, CHENNAI, after production of identity cards issued by the Shipping Master, MUMBAI/KOLKATA/CHENNAI.

(h)      Persons holding Permanent Immigration Visa, such as the visas of UK, USA and Australia.

(i)      Persons possessing two years diploma from any institute recognized by the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) or State Council of Vocational Training (SCVT) or persons holding three years’ diploma/equivalent degree from institutions like Polytechnics recognized by Central/State Governments.

(j)       Nurses possessing qualifications recognized under the Indian Nursing Council Act. 1947.

(k)     All persons above the age of 50 years.

(l)     All persons who have been staying abroad for more than three years (the period of three years could be either in one stretch or broken) and their spouses.

(m)    All children up to the age of 18 years of age. (At the time of re-issue at the age of 18  years, ECR stamping shall be done, if applicable).. 

It may be noted that the passport booklet will only have ECR category stamped and in case the passport booklet does not have ECR stamp, the applicant would be deemed to have been granted ECNR status.


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