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Renew Indian Passport

Renew Indian Passport
If your Indian passport is expired or expiring soon, you may want to Renew Indian Passport of yours. The reissue or renewal is nothing but applying for a new passport but time taken may be reduced as you were already issued a passport once. To apply for renewal of passport, you need to fill up a new passport application form and submit it in the nearest passport office along with the documents required. Generally, new passport will be issued for 10 years.

Documents Required
For renewal for passport the following documents are required,

  • New passport application form
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Old Passport (if not able to submit old passport, should state reasons for it)
  • 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)

Police Verification
After submission of the application form for renewal of passport, your application is sent to concern police station for verification. A police constable may visit your house or the address specified in the application form. Once verification is done your application is again sent to the passport office along with the verification certificate.

Change of Name
It is often happened with the women that they require change of name on their new passport as they get married, re-married or divorce. If anybody requires change of name in the new passport they should submit all the documents required for it. In general, the marriage certificate is enough. If any person has changed his/her name without any reason then they should submit an affidavit for it.

Fee and Mode of Payment
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.

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

Dear sir, i have applied for a renewal of passport on the 1st november. however i havent received my file number as yet. it is roughly about 2 months since i have applied. sir i am working as a marine engineer and i cannot join till i receive my passport. please look into the matter to the soonest PANKAJ MEHTA DOB 11 TH MARCH 1979 OLD PASSPORT NO. F 0997645.

Dear sir, I have applied for a renewal of passport on 16th December 2010 my file no is HydW605477.To attend immigration visa interview i need a passport please look into the matter as soon as possible.

To The regional passport office requested sir, i n.mallesham , sir my passport has been expired before 3 years , so for renewal the passport procedure . Sir plz rly me shortly,

sir, please give me the required informations about how to renew a passport online.If the service is at all available or not? I would look up to a prompt and helpful answer. ARINDAM TARAFDAR.

i had losed my out pass so i published that to newspaper and sent police clearance certificate, old passport and renewal charges to passport office. but i didnt give the new passport.

Sir, I had losed my out pass so i published that to newspaper and sent police clearance certificate, old passport and renewal charges to passport office. but i didnt give the new passport. File no - TVMCO3122611 Key No - 6703122611 DATE - 14-11-2011 at 12:22 Name - SAJOSH VISWAMBHARAN Fathers Name - VISWAMBHARAN Date of birth - 18-05-1979 Sex - male Amount received - 1000 By cash Service 12

Sir, i have indian passport hoder currently leave in dubai. but passort is expire on 22 jan 2014. do i travelling to india and return to dubai . before 6 nov 2014. after that applying renewal. ps guide me accordingly. my passport no is E4948482 DT OF BIRTH 05/01/1980 Thanks & Regards