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NOTE: Government Online Passport application form must be accurately and completely filled.

Information must be identical as available in supporting documents. Mistakes on the form may lead to
rejection or delay in application processing.
Applicants are required to upload all required documents on the Govt. website failing which their
application will be ineligible for further processing and returned to them.

Select the jurisdiction


for your state.

Enter Surname as your


Family name and Given
Name as your First name
and/or Middle name as in
the passport.

Please enter SEX details as


mentioned in your current
Passport.

Please enter Date of


Birth and Place of Birth
as mentioned in your
current Passport.

Enter marks like mole/


beauty spot/ birth mark,
etc. or ‘None’ if no marks
present.

Enter India or USA


address which will be
printed on the passport,
need document proof for
the same.

Note the Temporary ID


for future reference.

Click to save the details and


exit in case you wish to fill
the form later. Note your Click if you wish to continue
Temporary ID. to fill the application form.
Enter your current
residing address if it is
not the same as the
address which will be
printed on the
passport.

Enter your valid phone


number, mobile
number and email
address which will be
point of contact in
case of document
related enquiry.

Enter your Father’s


and Mother’s Name as
mentioned in your
passport.

Enter country and


nationality of your
mother and father

Enter passport number as


mentioned in your
old/existing passport.

Please enter the issue


date and place of issue as
mentioned in your
old/existing passport

Click to save the details and


exit in case you wish to fill the
Click if you wish to
form later. Note your
continue to upload your
Temporary ID.
documents.
Click to browse and upload your
photo
Upload your scanned image as
per the following instructions-
 Upload your Image in
(jpg/jpeg) format.
 Image Should Be Square
(Height&Width should be
Equal).
 Size of image must not
greater than 300 kb.

Click if you wish to continue to


upload the documents.

Selected image is displayed on


the screen.

Click here to change the


uploaded image.

Click here to confirm the


image upload.
Uploaded image is displayed on
screen.

Click to browse and upload your


photo
Upload your scanned image as per
the following instructions-
 Upload your Image in
(jpg/jpeg) format.
 Image Should Be Square
(Height&Width should be
Equal).
 Size of image must not
greater than 300 kb.

Click if you wish to continue to


generate PDF of your application
form.

Note the Web reference number


for future reference.

Click Generate PDF, take a


printout of the form and fill the
rest of the form.

Click to exit in case you wish to


fill the form later. Note the
Web reference number for
future reference.
Affix photograph
(view photograph
specification) on the
space provided.
Don’t staple.

Enter Amount of Fees


excluding the CKGS fees.
Applicant needs to sign
here. In case of minor,
thumb print as per
specification is required.

Question no. 3:
Permanent address (a)
and (b) must be
different from each
other. You must
provide both India and
USA addresses

Please enter name and


address of relative or
friend residing in India or
USA.
Fill the form with blue/
black pen from point 7 to Enter USA driving licence
29 and if any of the number.
questions is not
applicable, please write
N/A in the corresponding Enter date when you
space. visited India previously.

Enter the approximate


date when you left India
for the first time to go to
USA and not any other
country other than USA.
Enter the total duration
(months/ years) you have
lived continuously in USA.
In between, if you have
visited/ resided in location
other than USA then
exclude that period.
Example – If you have
stayed in US for 3 years and
visited Dubai for 4 months
then enter duration as 2
years 8 months.

Passports with
endorsement ECR means
Emigration check is
nd rd
required (check 2 or 3
page of the passport, select
ECR if it specifies ECR).

Passports with
endorsement ECNR means
Emigration check not
nd rd
required (check 2 or 3
page of the passport,
select ECNR if it specifies
ECNR or if nothing is
specified).

Enter USA and India


reference address.

Enter details if you are part


of any Consulate or
Embassy.

Enter details of
child/children to be
removed from your existing
passport.

Applicant’s signature/ in
case of minor, thumb print
as per specification.

Your current city and


current date.

Provide both parents details


in case of Minor applicant
only. In case of minor,
thumb print as per
specification is required.
In case of Minor
applicant, both parents
signature is mandatory.

Write your current city


and current date.

Applicant (minor as well)


needs to sign inside the
boxes.

Common Mistakes to avoid in your Online NRI Passport Application on the Government of India
Website:
1. CAPITAL LETTERS must be used to fill the Online NRI Passport Application form on the
Government Website.
2. All details must be filled MANUALLY using black/blue ballpoint pen in the Online NRI
Passport Application form from Q.7 Particulars of person to be intimated in the event of death
or accident. Handwrite all details between Q.7 and Q29. Do not leave any fields blank.
3. Please Sign the Passport Application Form wherever indicated before submission.
4. Ensure that the signatures on the passport and on the Application Form are the same.
5. Ensure that the following details are the same as mentioned in your old passport. If not, the
supporting documents must be attached.

 Applicant’s Name
 Applicant’s Spouse Name
 Applicant’s Father Name

6. Ensure that in the Place of Birth field, you do not put ‘India’ as the city and state.
7. If you have more than 1 original Passport, then you need to provide the copies of all the
passports.
8. Only print your forms/applications on 1 side of the page. Double-sided printouts are not
allowed.
9. DO NOT staple your photographs/documents.
10. Please Note: Applicants are required to submit total 3 photographs
Applicants are expected to Affix 1 photograph on EACH of the following documents:
 Online Passport Application Form
 Nationality Verification Form
 Change of Appearance / Signature Form