Government of India
Ministry of External Affairs
CPV Division, Delhi

 

Instructions-SECTION I - GENERAL INFORMATION

1.HOW TO APPLY : An application for a passport may be submitted personally OR through a representative carrying an authority letter (specimen given below). All original documents should be shown and self attested copies attached.

To

                The Passport Officer

                Passport Office…

Sir,

                I hereby authorize Sh./Smt./Kum.………son/wife/daughter of … resident of … whose signature is attested below to submit application on my behalf and to collect my old passport and other original documents on my behalf.

Yours faithfully,

 

(Signature with name of the applicant)

Signature of authorized representative

                Attested

Signature of the applicant

NB:         It is essential for the representative to have some identity document bearing his/her photograph. Copy of identity document to be attached with authority letter.

2. FEE AND MODE OF PAYMENT: The following all-inclusive fee is to be paid along with the application form, either by Bank Draft in favour of the Passport Officer concerned or in cash. In case of DD, full name of applicant and application number to be written on the reverse of the draft. If the fee is paid by Demand Draft, then the Bank Code of Issuing Bank, the Demand Draft Number and date of issue of the Demand Draft should be mentioned. Details of payment of fee may be mentioned in the relevant boxes.

1.

Fresh Passport (36 pages) of 10 years validity

(including minors between 15 to 18 years of age, who wish to get a  10 years full validity passport)

Rs 1,000/-

2.

Fresh Passport (60 pages) of 10 years validity

Rs. 1,500/-

3.

Fresh Passport for Minors (below 18 years of Age) of 5 years validity or till the minor attains the age of 18 which ever is earlier.

Rs  600/-

4.

Duplicate Passport (36 pages) in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen passport

Rs. 2500/-

5.

Duplicate Passport (60 pages) in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen passport

Rs. 3000/-

6. Police Clearance Certificate/ ECNR /Additional Endorsements Rs.300/-
7. In case of Change of Address, Name, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Appearance, Spouse Name, Name of Parents/Legal Guardian Rs.1000/-   [Fresh passport booklet will be issued]

   In case of re-issue of a passport to the minor, prescribed fee will be leviable.

3. DE3. DELIVERY OF PASSPORTS:

Passport may be delivered only to the applicant or dispatched by speed post to the address given in the application form.