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PASSPORT SERVICES
An individual applying for passport should observe following guidelines in order to process the case without delay:

In case of any further enquiry, please contact passport counter in the Embassy during working hours (0930-1200 hrs) or phone at 4410900 Ext. 4143.       

PUBLIC ADVISORY ON PHASING OUT OF HANDWRITTEN PASSPORTS
Indian citizens living in India and abroad are advised to urgently replace their handwritten passports with machine-readable passports. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has set a deadline of the 24th November 2015 for globally phasing out of all non-Machine Readable Passports (MRPs). Thereafter, foreign Governments may deny Visa or entry to any person travelling on a non-Machine Readable Passport. For more details please click the link below - 

PUBLIC ADVISORY ON PHASING OUT OF HANDWRITTEN PASSPORTS
  
PASSPORT RELATED SERVICES :
I. REQUIREMENTS FOR FRESH PASSPORT 
Only for Children below 1 year:

 II. REQUIREMENTS FOR REISSUE OF PASSPORT 
For applicants above 15 years of age:

For applicants below 15 years:


IV.  REPLACEMENT OF  LOST/DAMAGED PASSPORTS

V.  CHANGE OF NAME

Article should be published in two leading daily newspaper
local daily from the area of the applicant’s permanent address in India.
local daily of his present address or nearby area in Nepal.

VI.  CHANGE OF SURNAME (IN CASE OF MARRIAGE)

VII.  CHANGE OF PERMANENT ADDRESS

 VIII.  CHANGE OF DATE OF BIRTH / PLACE OF BIRTH

With effect from 26.12.2016, some policy changes have been made to simplify the rules to facilitate passport applicants. Click here for details.

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