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Passport Types and Requirements

Guidelines & Basic requirement for Submission of Passport Application

  • All applicants should submit the application form in person for identification.Even minors and new born babies are required to be present while applying.
  • All applicants are required to fill online application form at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in (Passport Seva at Indian Embassies and Consulates). (Form Filling services are available in the BLS center).
  • Application for the service in any other form is not acceptable. All signatures in the application form should be with ballpoint pen of black or blue ink. Those who cannot affix their signature like infants, minors or illiterates should put their thumb impression in place of signature (male should use left hand thumb impression and female should use right hand thumb impression). The duly filled in form should be accompanied with appropriate fee.
  • All applications are to be accompanied with a photocopy of the prescribed pages of the passport-first two pages, last page and the page containing valid visa. A copy of ID card / residence card also to be enclosed. (Photocopy services are available at the BLS center).
  • The applicant should fill the surname column and the given name column correctly.
  • The signature of the applicant should exactly fit in the prescribed column (35mm x 45mm).
  • In the permanent address (in India) column, please ensure that there is complete postal address including pin code written legibly.
  • In case the current passport is issued by a Passport Issuing Authority other than Embassy of India,Kuwait, Personal Particulars Form in duplicate with photos pasted should be submitted along with the passport application.
  • All copies of documents should be self-attested. (Which means it must have the date and your signature).
  • Annexure E is required for all 10 years passport renewals.
  • Additional documents may be needed for verification depending upon the documents submitted and is subject to the Embassy‚Äôs sole discretion.
  • An ordinary passport is valid for ten years from the date of issue. However, the Passport Issuing Authority (PIA) can issue passport even for a shorter duration. Minors are issued passports for 5 years or up to attaining 18 years, whichever is earlier.
  • Delivery of the serviced document would be done, preferably, to the applicant himself / herself or to the person authorized by the applicant in writing and accompanied with the official receipt given to him / her at the time of submission of the application for service.
  • The scale of fee for renewal and various passport related services and all kinds of miscellaneous services on passport are prescribed by the Government of India from time to time and are subject to change. Please note all fees mentioned on website are excluding ICWF charges.
  • Photographs should be in dark colour, against white background and should be of the size of 51mm x 51 mm. Photograph should have a frontal view, with both ears and chin to forehead being visible. Eyes should be open. There should not be any distracting shadows on the face or on the background. Head coverings are not permitted except for religious reasons, but the facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face must be clearly shown. The expression on the face should look natural. Please click here for more Requirement of photograph for passport: Click Here. (Photograph services are available at the BLS center)
  • The Embassy can ask for additional documents from the applicant, if needed, for verification during the processing of the passport.
  • It is an offence to hold more than one valid passport at a time.
  • It is an offence under the Passport Act 1967 to furnish false information in the application. Passport facilities would be denied on grounds of suppression of material information, submission of incorrect particulars, wilful damage/loss of passport or for unauthorized change/tampering. The Passport can be impounded

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