Documents Required to Apply for the Passport Normal and Tatkal Mode

Documents Required to Apply for the Passport

To travel to other countries. we know that Passport is an important document which we have to carry with us.  So, who still did not have passport should apply for Passport if they have a plan to go abroad.  But before that you should have to compile all the required documents together which are mandatory to get the passport. Here we have give the list of the required documents for the different categories, the applicants are requested to keep all these documents ready before you apply for an Indian Passport.

List Of The Required Documents When You Are Applying In Normal Mode Address Proof

Water bill Telephone bill Ration card
Bank account’s statement Voter ID Cooking gas connection bill
Certificate from the employer on the letterhead and this have to be from a reputed company only Electricity bill Income tax assessment order
Passbook of running bank account Spouse’s passport is required if it is applicable Rent agreement that is registered. Duration of this agreement has to be over a year
Aadhaar card For minor’s, parent’s passport copy is required

When you are checking the documents required for a Passport you should remember  some of the important things

  1. All the above specified certificates will not have to be submit just among those any one have to submit.
  2. Present address proof is mandatory if the applicant is not staying in the address which is mentioned in the address proof than that is of no value.
  3. Aadhaar card will serve two purpose ID proof and Address Proof
  4. But for the minor applicants, in all proof should have the parents’ name.

Proof of Date of Birth:

Born Before 26 Jan 1989

School leaving certificate /Certificate of Recognized Boards from the school last attended by the applicant Birth certificate issued by a Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue Birth and Death Certificate by the Registrar of Births & Deaths Affidavit sworn before a Magistrate/Notary stating date/place of birth as per the specimen in Annexure ‘A’ by illiterate or semi-illiterate applicants (Less than 5th class)

Born After 26 Jan 1989:

Birth certificate issued by the Registrar of Births & Deaths or by a Municipal Authority

Documents Required for a Tatkal Passport:

To go to the annexure page click on the following link –

Verification certificate which is given in Annexure F Standard affidavit that is given in the I Annexure

Documents Required for a Tatkal Passport:

Voter ID SC / ST / OBC certificates Freedom fighter identity cards
Pension documents Birth certificate Ration card
Service photo identity cards Property documents Arms license
Bank / kissan / post office pass book Cooking gas connection bill of the past 2 years PAN card
Railway identity card Aadhaar card Driving license

When Applying for a Passport, Other Helpful Documents are as follows:

Old Passport Student ID card Marriage certificate
PAN Card A letter from magistrate / MP / collector / MLA

Important Points to Remember

  1. Take photocopies of all the documents and keep the original and xerox copies in different folders to avoid the confusion.
  2. Carry all the documents with you, when you go to visit the authorities for verification as if they ask to produce any other document at that you will be ready to produce that one also.

Check Here – List of Passport Office in India

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