Documents Required for Fresh Passport Application

General Category- Given below is a list of documents that needs to be submitted in order to apply for a General Passport under different categories

  • Address proof- One of the following documents can be submitted as address proof for Passport.
  • Election ID card with present address
  • Aadhaar card
  • Phone bill with current address
  • Gas connection
  • Bank passport
  • Rental agreement if staying in a rented house
  • Income Tax Assessment order
  • Water bill with current address
  • Electricity bill with current address
  • Certificate from employer on letterhead with a seal and signature
  • Passport of the spouse
  • Parents’ passport
  • Age proof- One can submit any of the following documents as age proof for passport:
  • Birth certificate issued by the municipal authority or any other office authorized to issue the birth certificate.
  • School leaving certificate/ Secondary school leaving certificate.
  • Certificate sworn before a magistrate.

Documents Needed for Tatkal Passport

Listed below are the documents required to apply for a Tatkal passport.

  • Address proof- One of the following documents can be submitted as address proof for Passport.
  • Election ID card with present address
  • Aadhaar card
  • Phone bill with current address
  • Gas connection
  • Bank passport
  • Rental agreement if staying in a rented house
  • Income Tax Assessment order
  • Water bill with current address
  • Electricity bill with current address
  • Certificate from employer on letterhead with a seal and signature
  • Passport of the spouse
  • Parents’ passport
  • Age proof- One can submit any of the following documents as age proof for passport:
  • Birth certificate issued by the municipal authority or any other office authorised to issue the birth certificate.
  • School leaving certificate/ Secondary school leaving certificate.
  • Certificate sworn before a magistrate.

Documents Required For Passport For Minors

Is parents wish to procure passport for minors, the following are the documents that will have to be furnished by them –

Unless specified, it will be assumed that both parents have given their consent for the same.

  • Current address proof in the name of the parent(s) will have to be provided.
  • Original and self-attested copies of the parents’ passport will have to be provided to the Passport Seva Kendra in case both parents possess the passport.
  • Documents of minors will have to be attested by parents.
  • Until the minor is 18 years old, he/she will be eligible for Non-ECR passport wherein Emigration check is not required.
  • Original documents along with a set of self-attested photocopies of the originals will have to be furnished at the Passport Seva Kendra for processing.
  • A Declaration confirming the details mentioned in the application about the minor applicant as per: Annexure ‘D’