Passport India


Passport is mandatory travel document required for Indians to travel to foreign countries . Passport in India is issued by Ministry of External affairs to the Indian citizens.   Nowadays passport application process is online . In this article we will explain passport application process, how to apply for passport, passport documents required, passport fees, passport office address etc.


itzeazy provides consultancy service for passport of all kinds like fresh passport application,passport re-issue, Lost/ Damaged Passport for adult as well as minor.


The person who is applying for passport for the first time needs to apply for new passport. Validity of the passport is 10 years in case of adult and 5 years in case of minor. After expiry of the passport one can apply for renewal of the passport..  

 

Passport application process is of two types :


  1. Normal passport - This is normal passport application process and takes usually 1 month time in complete   process 
  2. Tatkal passport - This is fast mode of passport application process and takes usually 2-10 days time depending on the particular passport office you are applying from.


how to apply for Passport online 



  •  Submission of completed application form
  •  Deposit of requisite fee
  •  Original Document verification in the passport seva kendra
  •  Police verification
  •  Delivery of passport


Passport documents



Adult Passport



Following are the documents required for passport :

  • Proof Of Present Address 
  • Proof Of Date Of Birth 
  • Documentary proof for any one of the Non-ECR categories

 

Residence Proof :


Following are the documents acceptable as proof of residence for passport 


  • Water Bill
  • Telephone (landline or post paid mobile bill)
  • Electricity bill
  • One year statement (with transactions)/ Passbook of running bank account (Public Sector Banks only)
  • Income Tax Assessment Order
  • Election Commission Photo ID card
  • Proof of Gas Connection
  • Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letter head
  • Spouse's passport copy (First and last page including family details), (provided the applicant's present address matches the address mentioned in the spouses passport)
  • Applicant's current and valid ration card
  • Parent's passport copy, in case of minors(First and last page)
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Normal or Registered Rent Agreement (for a period of more than one year)


Date of Birth Proof :


Following are the documents acceptable as proof of date of birth :


  • Birth Certificate 
  • Transfer/School leaving/Matriculation Certificate 
  • Policy Bond issued by the Public Life Insurance Corporations
  • Copy of an extract of the service record of the applicant (only in respect of Government servants) or the Pay Pension Order (in respect of retired Government Servants), duly attested/certified by the officer/in-charge of the Administration of the concerned Ministry/Department of the applicant
  • Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar
  • Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC) issued by the Election Commission of India
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License 
  • A declaration given by the Head of the Orphanage/Child Care Home on their official letter head of the organization confirming the DOB of the applicant


Passport for Minors


Passport for Minors is handled by our Company. Minor’s age is 1 Day to 18 Years. Minor Passport is issued only for 5 Years


Following are the documents required for minor passport :


  • Present Residence Proof 
  • Date of Birth Proof 
  • A declaration affirming the particulars furnished in the application about the minor as per Annexure D



Passport for Spouse


  • Residence Proof :  Any two of the above mentioned residence proof documents
  • Date of Birth Proof : Any one of the documents mentioned above
  • Marriage Registration Certificate / Affidavit



Passport for Government Employee


  • Residence Proof :  Any two of the above mentioned residence proof documents
  • Date of Birth Proof : Any one of the documents mentioned above
  • Government/Public Sector/Statutory body employees should submit “Identity Certificate” in original 
  • Affidavit