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Lost Passport

Lost Passport
If you have lost your Indian Passport you can get a duplicate of it very easily. There is a tatkal procedure for the people who want the passport immediately to leave for abroad. If you have lost your passport, then you need to do the following steps,

Police Complaint
Make a complaint with your nearest police station and you will be given a receipt for report which contains receipt number and expected enquiry date. Your complaint will enter in to the police records. This receipt number is useful to get a FIR if needed. Also, give complaint simultaneously to the passport office from which the passport was issued. On the expected enquiry date, police will give your passport if found or will issue a police certificate (FIR). Then go to passport office and apply for a new passport.

Duplicate Passport
For duplicate passport an application must be submitted with required documents either personally or a representative can apply if carrying an authority letter.
The documents required are as follows,

  • Duplicate passport application form which is same as new passport application
  • Two passport size photographs
  • The police certificate(FIR) and receipt
  • Address proof (old passport photocopy if available)
  • Educational qualification certificates photocopy
  • Date of birth proof
  • Notary for loss of passport(another notary is required if applying for tatkal)
  • An urgency letter for tatkal

Fee and Mode of Payment
Fee for issuing duplicate passport (36 pages) is Rs. 2500/-.
Fee for issuing duplicate passport (60 pages) is Rs. 3000/-.
Additional Fee for issuing duplicate passport in Tatkal is Rs. 2500/-
Fee can be paid either through Demand Draft in the name of passport officer concerned or in Cash.

Delivery of Passport
Passport may be delivered only to the applicant or dispatched by speed post to the address given in the application form.

Comments

I lost my passport at Bangkok airport on 17th may 2009 and i have applied for a new passport. I havent got any responce from officilas as yet and they say i may take months or years before i get new one. I am living and working in bangkok for last 14 years. I do not know what to do?

i gurpreet singh s/o avtar singh muglu patti,mandira road, bagha purana,distt.moga. i had send my request before. my file no. is L001081-2004 . PLZ RECHECK THIS. THANX..

I lost my passport at delhi on 6th jun 2005 and i have applied for a new passport. I havent got any responce from officilas as yet and they say i may take months or years before i get new one. I am living and working in delhi for last 18 years. I do not know what to do?

i lost my passport no H1243609 in udgir date of issue 20/ 10/ 2008. what to do what is the procedure to apply it what is the cost of expandature?

i lost my passport when i went to file an fir police officer said we will not file complaint go to passport office only