What are different passport services, and which form needs to be filled in?
The different passport services are as follows:
Issue of new Passport: You can apply for a fresh or new passport for the first time in the used category.
Re-issue of Passport- You can apply for re-issue of Passport in case you require another passport rather than a present passport for any of the reasons mentioned below:
Change in existing personal details.
Validity expired within three years, or Passport expired within one year.
If the validity expired more than three years ago.
If Passport’s pages are ruined.
If the Passport has been damaged
The Passport is lost.
The applicant has to apply under the new passport category if they did not have any Ordinary Passport, even if they currently hold Diplomatic or Official Passport.
Issue of Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)
Background Verification for Global Entry Program (GEP): To conduct background verification for Indian citizens enrolled with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry Program (GEP).
Surrender Certificate: Issued to applicants surrendering their Passport at the Passport Offices for renunciation of Indian citizenship and acquiring foreign nationality.
Line of Control (LoC permits): Passport Offices are issued at Jammu and Srinagar to UTs of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh residents. They want to visit their relatives living across the Line of Control (LoC) for valid reasons.
Certificate of Identity: Certificate of Identity is issued to toeless persons, including Tibetan refugees residing in India.
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A passport is a travel document, typically published by a country’s government to its citizens. It helps to certify the nationality and identity of the holders, primarily for international travel. For example, Indian passports are issued to eligible citizens by the Ministry of External Affairs through the Passport, Consular and Visa division.
At NRIWAY, our dedicated passport specialists are experienced in helping our esteemed clients with the following services for passports:
New Passport, normal process
New Passport, tatkal
Passport renewal or passport correction
Name or Address or Status change
A citizen of India can apply for a passport by first registering on the Passport Seva website of the Ministry of External Affairs. Then, the individual must fill an online form wherein the appointment needs to be scheduled after making the online payment.
The candidate then needs to visit the Passport office for passport correction in Chennai for submitting the application and biometrics.
Two main types of passports are issued in India:
Ordinary Passport: This type of Passport is given to individuals who are citizens of India and are for general purposes that enable the individuals to travel to foreign countries on holidays or business trips.
Official or Diplomatic Passport: This type of Passport is issued to individuals travelling to foreign nations in their official capacity.
In India, a passport is valid for ten years only. Therefore, for continuing to avail of the Passport benefits, one must renew the Passport- before the expiry of 10 years;
or after the validity lapses. Similarly, for passport correction in Chennai, one needs to visit the Passport Seva Chennai office to correct the changes required in the Passport.
One of the critical security measures concerning the issuance of passports in India is the police verification that cross checks the antecedents of an individual. Similarly, when one does a passport correction in Chennai, the changes are verified by the police for the authenticity of the Passport.
Sometimes a few passports in India may get rejected because of the following reasons:
Error on the application form while filling online application
Unclear and incorrect documents
Failure in police verification
Debit or Credit card
SBI Bank Challan
The fees that are paid are valid for one year from the date of appointment.
Government, Legal and incidental charges may apply. After verifying the documentation, we would let you know the additional payments required for this service.
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