The applicant has to submit several documents while applying for an Indian passport. Here, we take a look at the list of documents that need to be submitted for a new passport, diplomatic passport and other purposes such as renewal and retrieval of the document.
List of acceptable documents
As per the Passport Issuance Authority of India, you can use any of the combinations of documents listed below:
Birth Certificates (Issued under the RBD Act)
Election Commission Photo ID card, also known as Voter ID Card or Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC)
Income Tax Assessment Order
Driving Licenses (Within the jurisdiction of State of submission of application & it must not an expired one)
Telephone (landline or monthly rentals mobile bill)
Proof of Gas Connection
Kisan/ Post Office Passbooks
SC/ST/ OBC Certificates
Certificate of matriculation
Mark sheet of matriculation
Rent Agreement (Ref. Link Click Here )
Photo passbook of bank account registered under Reserve Bank of India.The following types of bank account are eligible for submission of documents:
- Public Sector Banks
- Regional Rural Bank
- Scheduled Private Banks
Certificate from Employer-provided by a private limited company on letterhead. Email copy or computerized print-outs will not be entertained.
Service Photo Identity Card issued by Central / State Government, Public Limited Companies, Public Sector Undertakings or local bodies
Pension Documents such as Pension Payment order/ ex-servicemen’s Pension Book, ex-servicemen’s Dependent/ Widow Certificates, Widow Pension Order, Old Age Pension Order
Spouse’s passport copy (Must included the family details along with the proof of your spouse)
Student Photo Identity Cards of full-time courses issued by Government Recognized Educational Institutions only
Photocopy of first and last page of parent’s passport copy, in case of minors
If you have any questions from us, you can comments below.
whether a Government employee is in non-ECR category
yes or no to give
Do I need to bring all above mentioned documents while visiting Passport Office?
How many documents needs any 3 of above