What are the documents required for applying passport?

Documents required for applying passport?
If you are searching for this question than it right on internet, here I'm to explain you about the documents requirments. So read carefully this article and be confedential before visiting or making appointment.

Documents required

  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of Education for Non -ECR status (Optional)

Proof of Date of Birth

  1. Birth Certificate issued by the Registrar of Birth and Death or by the Municipal Corporation or any other prescribed authority, who has been empowered to register the birth of a child born in India under the Birth and Death Act, 1969.
  2. School passed,  matriculation certificate finalized, School leaving recognized academic board
  3. Policy Bond issued by the Public Life Insurance Corporation/Companies
  4. Copy of a copy of the service records of the applicant (in relation to government servants only) or the salary pension order (in relation to retired government servants), duly certified/certified by the officer/officer in charge of the concerned officer/department of the applicant
  5. Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar
  6. Elections issued by the Election Commission of India Photo Identity Card (EPIC)
  7. PAN Card issued by the Income Tax Department
  8. Driving license issued by the State Transport Department
  9. Declaration given by the Head of Orphanage/Child Care Home on the official letter of the organization confirming the applicant's DOB

Proof of Address

  1.  Water Bill
  2. Telephone landline or post paid mobile bill
  3. Electricity bill
  4. Income Tax Assessment Order
  5. Election Commission Photo ID card
  6. Proof of Gas Connection
  7. Certificate from Employer of reputable companies on letter head
  8. Husband's passport copy (First and last page with details of family), (provided the applicant's current address matches the addresses mentioned in the passport of the spouse)
  9. Parent's passport copy, in case of minors(First and last page should also shown at passport office)
  10. Aadhaar Card
  11. Registered Rent Agreement
  12. Photo passbook of only bank accounts (Scheduled Public Sector Banks, Scheduled Private Sector Indian Banks and Regional Rural Banks)

Proof of Education for Non ECR status

  1. All persons who have educational qualification of matriculation and matriculation or higher academic pass certificate
  2. All persons above the age of 50 years
  • Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue Birth and Death Certificate by the Registrar of Births&Deaths
  • School leaving certificate/Secondary School leaving certificate/ Certificate of Recognized Boards from the school last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution   

The above mentioned documents should also need to carry to passport office during you appointement visit. I hope you have understand and known all the documents requirments.


Sangya Raj

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