Fresh passport is a one to be applied in case an applicant does not hold an existing passport.


Proof of Present Address:

You are required to submit at least 1 of the documents listed below.

  • Water Bill
  • Telephone (landline or post paid mobile bill)
  • Electricity bill
  • One year statement (with transactions)/ Passbook of running bank account (Scheduled Commercial bank )
  • Income Tax Assessment Order
  • Election Commission Photo ID card
  • Proof of Gas Connection
  • Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letter head
  • Spouse’s passport copy (First and last page including family details)
  • Applicant’s current and valid ration card
  • Parent’s passport copy, in case of minors (First and last page)

Note (For Document No. 1, 2, and 3): At least 2 bills are required - One bill should of be of last year and the other bill of current year.

Note (For Document No. 8): Only public limited companies can give address proof on company letter head along with seal.

Note (For Document No. 10): If any applicant submits only ration card as proof of address, it should be accompanied by one more proof of address

Proof of Date of Birth (DOB):

You are required to submit at least 1 of the documents listed below.

  • Birth certificate issued by a 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 last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution
  • Affidavit sworn before a Magistrate/Notary stating date/place of birth as per the specimen in Annexure 'A' by illiterate or semi-illiterate applicants

Documents Required for Non-ECR:

All persons having educational qualifications of matriculation and above.

Example: Matriculation Pass Certificate, graduation certificate.

Time Duration: 15-30 days

Annexure/ Affidavits: Normally not required, in case you not have marriage certificate / birth certificate it require.

Short Note: 2 address proof, birth certificate, mark sheet or T.C needed to apply for normal fresh passport