Sunday, 3 November 2019

Applying for passport? Here's a list of documents required

Applying for passport? Here's a list of documents required
A person applying for a fresh passport is required to have a definitive set of documents prepared along with the duly filled passport application form. The approval of a passport application is subject to the verification of documents and application form by the assessing officer and the authenticity of the documents provided by the applicant.


If you are applying for a fresh passport, here are the documents that are required to be submitted:

Photo passbook of running bank account in any public sector bank, private sector bank and regional rural banks

A voter ID card

Aadhaar card

Electricity bill

Rent agreement

Driving license

PAN card

Landline or postpaid mobile bill

Proof of gas connection

Spouse's passport copy (first and last page of the passport that includes the details of the family and mentions applicants name as the spouse of the passport holder)

Certificate from employer of reputed companies on letterhead.

Income Tax assessment order

School leaving certificate

Birth certificate issued by the Municipal Corporation

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

Documents required for minors fresh passport:

Parents original and self-attested copies of the passport should be carried

Proof of current address in the parent's name

Birth certificate

Aadhaar card or e-Aadhaar

PAN Card

School leaving certificate/ Secondary school leaving certificate

School or university 10th standard mark's card

Documents required for re-issue of passport

Old original passport and self-attested photocopy of:

The first two and last two pages

ECR/Non-ECR page

Page of validity extension (if any)

Page of observation (if any) made by Passport Issuing Authority (PIA)

No Objection Certificate (NOC)/Prior Intimation Letter (PI)

Online Application:

You can apply for fresh passport online via Online Form Submission.
You have to register on Passport Seva Portal and after registering, you have to login to the Passport Seva Portal. Just click on 'Apply for Fresh Passport or Reissue of Passport' link, fill in the required details in the form and submit


Once the form is submitted, click the "Pay and Schedule Appointment" link to schedule an appointment at Passport Seva Kendra (PSK). Search for Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) location and select your PSK. Once you have booked the appointment, you can make an online payment through credit/debit card (MasterCard and Visa), internet banking (State Bank of India (SBI) and Associate Banks Only) or SBI Bank Challan. You can calculate the fee for passport services through an online fee calculator.

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