Passport Rules

  • Write your full name in capital letters.
  • Write full name of your parents with expansion of initials and not like Mr. Gupta which is surname.
  • If you are a male, write your wife's full name and if you a female write your husband's full name against the column 'Spouse'. In case you are unmarried this column may be left blank.
  • Write only visible marks of identification that are on your face, neck and fore-arms. If you do not have any visible marks write 'NIL'.
  • Give your correct place of birth i.e. Village/Town, District and State (all three details).
  • In case you had applied for passport at any time in the past, please mention the file number and/or date of application even if you have not received the passport.
  • In case you are already holding valid or expired passport, please surrender the passport with a Xerox copy along with the application.
  • In case the passport bears a valid visa, please choose to submit in person at the counter and avoid sending the same by post.
  • If you are member of serving Central or State Government servants, attach a declaration by the Government servant countersigned by his/her Head of Office confirming the fact that the applicant is a member of his/her family.
  • If you are a retired Govt. servant and have held while in service a Diplomatic/Official Passport, attach your cancelled old diplomatic/official passport as a proof.
  • Jurisdiction Area of Police Stations
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