List of documents required for Indian Passport

Indian Passport is very important document because it allows you to travel to other countries. You can even use it as identity or address proof. However when you apply for Passport you must know list of required documents for Passport in India 2017. In addition you have idea of supporting documents for Passport of a child. Besides there are separate documents for passport address change. You can keep reading to know about it.

But there are different documents for all people. As this depends on category of applicant. You can check here required documents for Passport in case of staying on rent. While documents for address proof in Passport is different. Plus you know documents for passport renewal as well.

Thus when you go to Passport office or Passport Seva Kendra. You can directly go and apply for your Passport. In addition below you can check documents for Passport application. This helps you in Passport renewal application form.

List of documents required for new or fresh Passport application form

Here you know different documents. You must submit these documents. And it is when you submit your passport application form. Moreover you should give any one document. Therefore you can submit one document for address proof.

Supporting documents for fresh Passport application form in India

  • Birth certificate which Municipal Authority issues
  • Or birth certificate that another authorized office issues
  • You can also submit school leaving certificate
  • Even you can submit secondary school leaving certificate
  • Certificate sworn before Magistrate
  • Passport of parents
  • Passport of spouse
  • Aadhaar card
  • Gas connection
  • Rental agreement when you stay in rented house
  • Election ID card or Voter ID card with current address only
  • Electricity bill that has present address
  • Water bill which has current address
  • Phone bill that has present address only
  • Passbook of bank
  • Additionally you may submit order of Income Tax Assessment order
  • Certificate from your employer on letterhead
  • This letter must have seal and signature

Necessary documents for passport of minors

Below you can check important documents for minor passports. And you must submit documents from below. In addition these are list of documents required for Passport of minors. You can check this list carefully. So that you have idea of required documents for Passport of minors.

List of supporting documents for Passport of minors

  • Original copies of Passport of parents
  • Parents must self-attest passport copies. However this applies only when both parents have Passport
  • Parents should give current address proof
  • Address proof should be in parent or parents name
  • You must also submit declaration
  • This declaration confirms details of minor passport application form
  • Finally this declaration is according to Annexure ‘D’
  • In addition you must submit original documents also
  • But it is only with self-attested photocopies of originals documents or certificates
  • You submit these documents at Passport Seva Kendra
  • Last point is parents must attest all documents of minors Passport application form

Points to remember

This rule applies till minor is 18 years old. Because below 18 years old minors are not eligible for Non-ECR Passport. In addition even Emigration check is not necessary. Therefore it is better that you remember these points. As it helps you to apply for Passport of minor.

List of documents necessary for Tatkal Passport

There is another list of documents. Further you submit these documents as well. However it is only for Tatkal Passport application in India. Therefore if you have these documents. Then you can easily apply for Indian Passport in Tatkal process.

But you must remember one more point here. And it is that you submit any one document only. So if you have any one document. Then you can apply for Tatkal Passport online offline.

Documents list for Tatkal Passport

  • Birth certificate which Municipal Authority issues
  • You can also submit school leaving certificate
  • Or birth certificate that another authorized office issues
  • Even you can submit secondary school leaving certificate
  • Passport of parents
  • Or you may submit Passport of spouse
  • Certificate sworn before Magistrate
  • Rental agreement if you stay in rented house
  • Election ID card or Voter ID card with current address only
  • Aadhaar card
  • Passbook of bank
  • Gas connection
  • Electricity bill that has present address
  • Water bill which has current address
  • Phone bill that has present address only
  • Certificate from your employer on letterhead
  • This letter must have seal and signature
  • Additionally you may submit order of Income Tax Assessment order

Thus you know about documents for Tatkal passport application. Hence when you apply or get Passport in Tatkal mode. Then you submit one of above documents.

Birth date documents for Passport

Apart from above documents. You must also submit date of birth documents. Because this is under documents required for Indian passport. Moreover for these required documents for Passport. You should submit below documents.

Therefore you can keep reading. As you will know which document you must submit. Finally you can submit any one of documents.

Date of birth documents for passport application

  • Aadhaar Card or E Aadhar
  • But only Unique Identification Authority of India should issue this card
  • In addition you can submit certificate of leaving school
  • Or you submit matriculation or a transfer which recognized educational institution gives
  • Voter ID card or EPIC / Election Photo Identity Card
  • In addition Election Commission of India must issue it
  • Birth certificate which designated authority issues it. Moreover it is under Registration of Birth & Deaths Act 1969
  • PAN or Permanent Account Number
  • Further Income Tax Department issues PAN
  • Driving license which State Government Transport Department issues
  • A Policy Bond that Public Life Insurance firms give
  • Finally you can submit Service record or the Pay Pension Order with Date of Birth
  • However this record or order applies to government employees only

Note:

Besides there are different documents for diplomatic Passport. Because it depends on category applied. So you can now read on. As you will know about diplomatic Passport documents.

List of required documents for diplomatic Passport

Below you can check diplomatic passport documents. But you must submit only one document. Thus you will know necessary documents.

  • First is official identity card of applicant
  • You can also submit ID card of Head of Office
  • Official Request Letter from Forwarding Officer
  • Certificate that Head of Office issues
  • In addition you may submit Political Clearance Certificate or PMO. However it is only when it is necessary

Points to remember

On other hand. You must check below documents. Because they are for existing Passport. Therefore you can continue reading. As you have clear idea of documents.

Existing passport documents list for diplomatic passport

Case 1: Official or Diplomatic Passport

  • Moreover this is when there are reissue applications
  • Here you submit Original Diplomatic or the Official Passport
  • Because this Passport is for cancellation
  • And when it is in custody of Ministry of External Affairs
  • Then you must submit original Surrender or Safe Custody Certificate
  • However if Ministry of External Affairs cancels it
  • Then you give Original Cancellation Certificate

Case 2: When official retires in less than 6 months from application date

  • If official is retiring from duties
  • Then you must provide undertaking from office
  • This undertaking is they give Diplomatic or Official Passport to office
  • But this is only when they return

Case 3: Ordinary Passport

If you have ordinary Passport. Then you do not worry again. It is so because. You submit Certificate of Safe Custody. And this will be enough.

In addition all diplomatic passport applicants follow rules. Besides they submit all documents in proper order. To help you with this order. You can check following sentences. As you find correct order of documents here.

Correct order of documents for diplomatic passport

  • First is printed copy of online filled application form
  • Second is Political or PMO clearance
  • Third you attach copy of the identity card
  • Fourth is a certificate from Head of Office
  • Fifth is request from Forwarding Officer
  • Finally you may add other important documents

Furthermore there are different documents for renewing passports. Apart from that you should know these documents. Because this information helps you in future. Therefore it helps in applying for diplomatic Passport easily.

Documents required for passport renewal of minor passports

You will submit following documents. As this helps you to renew minor passport in India. Additionally parents attest documents. But it applies only to minor applicants passport.

List of required documents for minor passport renewal

  • Original old Passport
  • You must also submit self-attested copies of below documents –
  • First page and last 2 pages
  • Page of Observation, if it is there
  • Authority and the validity extension page
  • You must only submit them only if it is there
  • Finally you submit both Non-ECR and ECR pages
  • Parents must submit original and self-attested copies of passports
  • And this is for parents passports only
  • Finally you should give declaration
  • This confirms details mentioned in application about minor applicant
  • However you should remember that it is according to Annexure ‘D’

List of supporting documents for lost passport application form

The below documents are necessary. Because it is when you apply for lost passport category.

  • Original police report
  • Self-attested copy of Non-ECR or ECR page
  • Affidavit giving information about Passport lost
  • Aadhaar card
  • Gas connection
  • Electricity bill which has current address
  • Water bill with present address
  • Self-attested copy of validity extension page
  • This is only for short validity passport
  • You must submit rental agreement
  • However it is only when you stay in rented house
  • Income Tax Assessment order
  • Election ID card with current address
  • Certificate from employer on company letterhead
  • It should also have seal and signature
  • Phone bill that has current address
  • Bank passport
  • Parents passport
  • Passport of your spouse
  • Birth certificate that Municipal Authority issues
  • Or other office authorised to issue birth certificate
  • In addition you may submit school leaving certificate
  • Or a secondary school leaving certificate
  • Finally you may submit another certificate
  • This is certificate sworn before Magistrate

List of documents necessary for renewing Passport application

Here you should remember some points. First is that passport renewal is important. But it is only when Passport requires extension. So here Passport number will not change. However validity of passport will change.

Below you can check documents list. Because this helps you to apply for renewal of passport. You can keep reading to know about it.

Required documents for renewal passport application form

  • First you must submit original old Passport
  • Second is self-attested copy of validity extension page
  • Third is self-attested copy of ECR/Non-ECR page
  • Fourth is self-attested copy of page of observation
  • Fifth is self-attested copy of first two and the last two pages
  • Finally you can submit proof of documents

Note:

When there is page of observation and validity extension page. Then only you can submit these documents. However it is not important to submit these documents. Hence you apply for renewal of Passport offline online.

List of required documents for damaged passport application form

If your passport damaged or spoilt. Then you must submit below documents. Because only then you get your new passport.

Documents required for damaged Passport

  • First is original old passport
  • Second you give affidavit
  • This should have information about how passport damaged
  • Next is self-attested copies of first and last two pages, ECR or Non-ECR page and validity extension page of passport
  • For age proof you submit school leaving certificate
  • Or secondary school leaving certificate
  • Municipal authority issued Birth certificate
  • Other authorised authority may issue this Birth certificate
  • Last you may submit certificate sworn before Magistrate

How to change existing details documents

When you wish to change details in Passport. You can do it very easily. But for this you give authorities certificates. Here you know about this.

Change in details of passport documents

  • First is original old passport
  • Next is self-attested copies of first and last two pages of Passport
  • You must self-attest copy of ECR or Non-ECR page and validity extension page
  • Furthermore you submit one of below documents –
  • Attested copy of marriage certificate that Registrar of Marriages issue
  • Joint affidavit from wife and husband. Even it includes photograph of them
  • Plus an affidavit according to Annexure K
  • Finally there must be self-attested copy of Passport of spouse

Thus you know all about documents. But you should know some more rules. As this will help you when you apply Indian Passport. It includes to get Passport in 7 days.

Things to know

  • Birth certificate is compulsory for applicants born after 26/01/1989
  • For minor applicants, address proof can be on parents name
  • In addition for minor applicant Annexure H is compulsory
  • Whereas for government employees, Annexure B and M are must
  • Finally if you submit ration card or Aadhaar card or Voter ID card
  • Then you must give another address proof

Hence you know about list of supporting documents for passport. So when you have all documents ready. You can apply for online offline Passport application form.