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1) Re-issue of Passport - Expired Passport

We are receiving many objections from our printing unit on the quality of photographs submitted with the passport and OCI applications. Before submitting the application, please see the link below for photo specifications.


http://passport.gov.in/oci/Photo-Spec-FINAL.pdf

The passport can be applied for reissue from one year before its expiry or for change in the entries in the existing passport including complete name change, change of name after marriage, change in appearance, change in date of birth, change in place of birth, change in sex or change in signature or exhaustion of pages.

Timings for submission of application for passports/Miscellaneous consular services/collection of re-issued passports:

0915 hours to 1230 hours

Collection of serviced passports for various Miscellaneous services for which applications are submitted after 1200 hours: 1500 hours to 1600 hours

All applicants, irrespective of minor children (except new born children) have to submit Application for passports, in person.

Passport, on being re-issued, has to be collected by applicants themselves except in the following cases:

Husband/wife can collect the passports of his/her spouse with documentary proof of their relationship.

Passports of minor children (below the age of 18 years at the time of collection) can be collected by either of their parents with proof of parentage.

All the columns including telephone no. in the application form should be filled properly without any ambiguity and no column should be left blank. The residential address in India and Italy must be entered against permanent address and any other address respectively. The applicant should carefully check the particulars entered in the application form. The incomplete forms or having wrong particulars will NOT be processed further.

All signatures in the application should be by a ball point pen of black or blue ink and have to be dark. Those who cannot affix their signatures like infants, minors or illiterate should put their thumb impression (left hand thumb impression in the case of male and right hand thumb impression in the case of female) in the place of signature.

Please bring clear and SELF-ATTESTED photocopies of all the required documents as well as original documents, which will be returned immediately after verification and.


All applicants will have to be present in person, irrespective of their age, for submission of applications, except in the case of application in respect of new born children.

Please ensure that your application is filled in correctly and is complete in all respect and that clear copies all documents are attached.  Please do bring original documents as well, which will be returned immediately after verification. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Please submit the application in the following order:


REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING FOR RE-ISSUE (RENEWAL) OF PASSPORTS

IN CASE OF ADULTS

1. APPLY ON-LINE at http://passport.gov.in/nri/OnlineRegistration.jsp?pocodeand take a print out of the Passport application form. Please paste two recent colour photographs of the size of 2 inch x 2 inch with light back ground, one on the first page where space is provided and the second one on the blank space on the third page of the application.  The photograph should have a frontal view, showing both the ears.  The eyes must be open and no hair should obscure the face. Prescription glasses if worn should be clear and thin framed and should not have flash reflection or obscure the eyes. Head coverings, hair, head-dress or facial ornaments should not obscure the face. Head should face the camera directly and should not tilt or turned (portrait style). Head covering is not permitted except for religious reasons, but the facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face, with both ears must be clearly visible.

All columns in the Passport application form should be filled in neatly and in CAPITAL LETTERS.  No column should be left blank. 

2. Please append your signature at two places, one in the column provided in the first page of the application and second one on the second page, below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).  Signature should match with that in their existing passport.

            If the applicant wants to change the signature, he/she may do so. In that case, new signature should be

appended in the column provided in the first page of the application form.  New as well as old signature

should be appended below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).

3. Clear copies of the relevant pages of the passport

4. Clear copy of the valid Permesso Di Soggiorno. If the validity of the Soggiorno has already expired, a clear copy of the Receipt for Renewal of the same should be attached.

5.         Clear copy of the Address proof ( Carta D’Identita or any other proof like any Utility bill-electricity/water/fuel bill or rent agreement, Ospity along with translation in English).electricity/water/fuel bill or rent agreement, Ospity along with translation in English).



REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING FOR DUPLICATE PASSPORT IN LIEU OF

LOST/DAMAGED PASSPORT

1.  APPLY ON-LINE at http://passport.gov.in/nri/OnlineRegistration.jsp?pocodeand take a print out of the Passport application form. Please paste two recent colour photographs of the size of 2 inch x 2 inch with light back ground, one on the first page where space is provided and the second one on the blank space on the third page of the application.  The photograph should have a frontal view, showing both the ears.  The eyes must be open and no hair should obscure the face. Prescription glasses if worn should be clear and thin framed and should not have flash reflection or obscure the eyes. Head coverings, hair, head-dress or facial ornaments should not obscure the face. Head should face the camera directly and should not tilt or turned (portrait style). Head covering is not permitted except for religious reasons, but the facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face, with both ears must be clearly visible.

All columns in the Passport application form should be filled in neatly and in CAPITAL LETTERS.  No column should be left blank. 

2. Please append your signature at two places, one in the column provided in the first page of the application and second one on the second page, below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).  Signature should match with that in their existing passport.

            If the applicant wants to change the signature, he/she may do so. In that case, new signature should be

appended in the column provided in the first page of the application form.  New as well as old signature

should be appended below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).

3. Clear copies of the relevant pages of the passport

4.  Clear copy of the valid Permesso Di Soggiorno. If the validity of the Soggiorno has already expired, a clear copy of the Receipt for Renewal of the same should be attached.

5.         Clear copy of the Address proof ( Carta D’Identita or any other proof like any Utility bill-electricity/water/fuel bill or rent agreement, Ospity along with translation in English).

6.         Please submit original as well as copy of the FIR (Police Report) along with its English translation(self attested) regarding loss of passport, clearly mentioning the number of the lost passport.

7.         Annexure ‘L’ and

8.         Personal Particulars Form (in triplicate) with three photographs.



REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING FOR PASSPORT FOR ENDORSEMENT OF SPOUSE NAME

1.  APPLY ON-LINE at http://passport.gov.in/nri/OnlineRegistration.jsp?pocodeand take a print out of the Passport application form. Please paste two recent colour photographs of the size of 2 inch x 2 inch with light back ground, one on the first page where space is provided and the second one on the blank space on the third page of the application.  The photograph should have a frontal view, showing both the ears.  The eyes must be open and no hair should obscure the face. Prescription glasses if worn should be clear and thin framed and should not have flash reflection or obscure the eyes. Head coverings, hair, head-dress or facial ornaments should not obscure the face. Head should face the camera directly and should not tilt or turned (portrait style). Head covering is not permitted except for religious reasons, but the facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face, with both ears must be clearly visible.

All columns in the Passport application form should be filled in neatly and in CAPITAL LETTERS.  No column should be left blank. 

2. Please append your signature at two places, one in the column provided in the first page of the application and second one on the second page, below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).  Signature should match with that in their existing passport.

            If the applicant wants to change the signature, he/she may do so. In that case, new signature should be

appended in the column provided in the first page of the application form.  New as well as old signature

should be appended below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).

3. Clear copies of the relevant pages of the passport.

4. Clear copy of the valid Permesso Di Soggiorno. If the validity of the Soggiorno has already expired, a clear copy of the Receipt for Renewal of the same should be attached.


5.  Clear copy of the Address proof( Carta D’Identita or any other proof like any Utility bill-electricity/water/fuel bill or rent agreement, Ospity along with translation in English).


6.  Clear copy of Marriage Certificate:

In case the marriage was solemnized in Comune, please bring original Marriage Certificate issued by the Comune, after getting it duly apostilled/attested from Prefuttura along with clear copy and also its English Translation (self attested).

In case the marriage was solemnized in India, please bring original Marriage Certificate issued by the competent authorities in India and a copy of the same.



REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING FOR RE-ISSUE (RENEWAL) OF PASSPORT IN CASE THE APPLICANT IS ON FAMILY VISA

1. APPLY ON-LINE at http://passport.gov.in/nri/OnlineRegistration.jsp?pocodeand take a print out of the Passport application form. Please paste two recent colour photographs of the size of 2 inch x 2 inch with light back ground, one on the first page where space is provided and the second one on the blank space on the third page of the application.  The photograph should have a frontal view, showing both the ears.  The eyes must be open and no hair should obscure the face. Prescription glasses if worn should be clear and thin framed and should not have flash reflection or obscure the eyes. Head coverings, hair, head-dress or facial ornaments should not obscure the face. Head should face the camera directly and should not tilt or turned (portrait style). Head covering is not permitted except for religious reasons, but the facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face, with both ears must be clearly visible.

All columns in the Passport application form should be filled in neatly and in CAPITAL LETTERS.  No column should be left blank. 

2. Please append your signature at two places, one in the column provided in the first page of the application and second one on the second page, below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).  Signature should match with that in their existing passport.

            If the applicant wants to change the signature, he/she may do so. In that case, new signature should be

appended in the column provided in the first page of the application form.  New as well as old signature

should be appended below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).

3.  Clear copies of the relevant pages of the passport

4.  Clear copy of the valid Permesso Di Soggiorno. If the validity of the Soggiorno has already expired, a clear copy of the Receipt for Renewal of the same should be attached.

5.         Clear copy of the Address proof ( Carta D’Identita or any other proof like any Utility bill-electricity/water/fuel bill or rent agreement, Ospity along with translation in English).

6.         Clear copy of the visa

7.         Clear copies of the (a) passports, (b) Permesso D’Soggiorno and (c) Carta D’Identita of the relative on whose family visa the applicant arrived, and there should be documentary proof for substantiate the relationship, such as Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate, etc.



REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING FOR RE-ISSUE (RENEWAL) OF PASSPORTS 
IN RESPECT OF CHILDREN BELOW THE AGE OF 18 YEARS,

1.         APPLY ON-LINE at http://passport.gov.in/nri/OnlineRegistration.jsp?pocodeand take a print out of the Passport application form. Please paste two recent colour photographs of the size of 2 inch x 2 inch with light back ground, one on the first page where space is provided and the second one on the blank space on the third page of the application.  The photograph should have a frontal view, showing both the ears.  The eyes must be open and no hair should obscure the face. Prescription glasses if worn should be clear and thin framed and should not have flash reflection or obscure the eyes. Head coverings, hair, head-dress or facial ornaments should not obscure the face. Head should face the camera directly and should not tilt or turned (portrait style). Head covering is not permitted except for religious reasons, but the facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face, with both ears must be clearly visible.

All columns in the Passport application form should be filled in neatly and in CAPITAL LETTERS.  No column should be left blank. 

2.  Please append signature/thumb impression at two places, one in the column provided in the first page of the application and second one on the second page, below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).  Signature should match with that in their existing passport.

            If the applicant wants to change the signature, he/she may do so. In that case, new signature should be

appended in the column provided in the first page of the application form.  New as well as old

signature/thumb impression should be appended below Sl.No.26 (Under Declaration).

3. Clear copies of the relevant pages of the passport

4. Clear copy of the valid Permesso Di Soggiorno. If the validity of the Soggiorno has already expired, a clear copy of the Receipt for Renewal of the same should be attached.

5.         Clear copy of the Address proof( Carta D’Identita or any other proof like any Utility bill-electricity/water/fuel bill or rent agreement, Ospity along with translation in English).

6.         Clear copies of the relevant pages of the passports of both the parents. If the validity of the Soggiorno has already expired, a clear copy of the Receipt for Renewal of the same should be attached.

7.         Clear copies of Address proof ( Carta D’Identita or any other proof like any Utility bill-electricity/water/fuel bill or rent agreement, Ospity along with translation in English) of parents

8.         Both the parents should append their signatures (signature should match with that in their passports) on the third pages of the application form.



REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING FOR PASSPORTS FOR NEW BORN CHILDREN

1. Register the Birth, on-line at :  http://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/ic_form_public.aspx, within one year of the birth of the child. Upload the photograph of the child, signatures of both the parents, copies of the passports of both the parents, marriage certificate of the parents and birth certificate of the child.

2.  If the birth of the child is not registered within one year of the birth, the reason for delay in registering the birth, in writing, duly signed by both the parents, is required.         If the birth of the child is not registered within one year of the birth, the process will require longer time.

3.  Take a print out of the completed form.

4. Parents should append their signature (signature should match with that in their Passports) at two places on the second page of the Birth Registration application (where it is written Signature of parents).

5.  APPLY ON-LINE for passport at: http://passport.gov.in/nri/OnlineRegistration.jsp?pocode and take a print out of the Passport application form. Please paste two recent colour photographs of the size of 2 inch x 2 inch with light back ground, one on the first page where space is provided and the second one on the blank space on the third page of the application.  The photograph should have a frontal view, showing both the ears.  The eyes must be open and no hair should obscure the face. Prescription glasses if worn should be clear and thin framed and should not have flash reflection or obscure the eyes. Head coverings, hair, head-dress or facial ornaments should not obscure the face. Head should face the camera directly and should not tilt or turned (portrait style). Head covering is not permitted except for religious reasons, but the facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face, with both ears must be clearly shown.

All columns in the Passport application form should be filled in neatly and in CAPITAL LETTERS.  No column should be left blank. 

Please note that since a new born baby cannot sign, his/her thumb impression (left hand in case of male child and right hand in case of female child) should be appended on the first page of the passport application form (space provided).

6.  Both parents should append their signatures (signature should match with that in their passports) on Page No.2 of the application (Under Sl. No.26..DECLARATION) and also on the third page of the application form.

7. Copy of the birth certificate issued by Comune along with its English translation (self attested)

8. Clear copy of valid Permesso Di Soggiorno of the child,

9. Clear copies of all the relevant pages of the passports of both the parents

10. Clear copies of Permesso D’Soggiorno of both the parents.  If the validity of the Soggiorno has already expired, a clear copy of the Receipt for Renewal of the same should be attached.

11.  Clear copy of the Address proof( Carta D’Identita or any other proof like any Utility bill-electricity/water/fuel bill or rent agreement, Ospity and its translation in English) of the parents.

12. Copy of the Marriage Certificate of the parents if their names are not endorsed on each other’s passport.


Please note that if the birth is registered after one year, the reason for delay, in writing, signed by both the parents, should also be submitted and passport to the child will be issued only after approval of the competent authorities…..

IMPORTANT NOTICE: A service charge of Euro 3/- (Three only) towards Indian Community Welfare Fund would be levied on every application for Passport, Visa and Consular services.



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