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Passport Requirements

For applying for an Indian passport there are some documents required. The Passport Requirements are as follows,

For New Passport
For new passport the following documents are required,

  • New passport application form
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Address proof
  • Educational qualification certificates photocopy
  • Date of birth proof
  • Notary for tatkal (only for tatkal scheme)
  • An urgency letter for tatkal (only for tatkal scheme)

For Duplicate Passport
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

For Renewal of Passport
For renewal of passport the following documents are required,

  • Passport renewal application form
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Old passport (if unable to submit should mention the reason)
  • Address proof
  • Educational qualification certificates photocopy
  • Date of birth proof
  • Notary for tatkal (only for tatkal scheme)
  • An urgency letter for tatkal (only for tatkal scheme)

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 for renewal of passport (36 pages) is Rs. 1000/-.
Fee for renewal of passport (60 pages) is Rs. 1500/-.
Additional Fee for renewal of passport in Tatkal is Rs. 1500/-

Fee can be paid either through Demand Draft in the name of passport officer concerned or in Cash.

Apply for Passport
If you have registered online then you will be given an appointment date and time, you need to submit the printed application form in the passport office at the given date and time. The passport application can be submitted at

  • The counter of the passport office
  • The speed post centers
  • District passport cells
  • Passport collection centers

An application for a passport may be submitted personally or through a representative carrying an authority letter.

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I have some queries and need your clarification. 1. I am getting converted from Hindu to Muslim. Do I need to change my name in Passport ? 2. In my current passport spouse name is mentioned. Now , If I get married again , can I change the spouse name as my Second wife's name ? Regards, Kholaakash

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