Foreigners can apply for Indian citizenship without a valid passport from the country of origin if they can furnish proper reasons for not possessing one, the Calcutta High Court has ruled. Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya disposed of a petition by granting the petitioner liberty to file an application before the authority as contemplated in Rule 11 of the Citizenship […]Continue Reading..
Since many people forget to renew their passports on time, Passport Seva Kendras or offices have started sending out reminder alerts before the expiry of their passport. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said SMSes are being sent to passport holders before expiry of their passport starting September 2019. Two SMS are being sent to […]Continue Reading..
The Aadhaar number is no longer mandatory submission for people applying for tatkal passports at the Visakhapatnam regional office. The decision was taken after the ministry of external affairs amended the procedure of obtaining tatkal passports. The process of application was amended following a Supreme Court verdict. “Aadhaar is no longer mandatory to obtain passports under […]Continue Reading..
A passport is an essential document that is issued by the government of a country. It is an official document which ensures smooth immigration into another country. Regular Passport Applications are often filed when the applicant requires a standard application process and is not under a time limit. Tatkal Passport Applications deals with the application for […]Continue Reading..
In case you are planning to travel abroad, carrying a passport is something mandatory that you must carry. Anyone can get a passport any time, whenever needed documents and details are produced. In India, a passport is valid for 10 years, after which it needs to be renewed or before it expires. Applicants who wish to […]Continue Reading..
Passports under the ‘tatkal’ category are issued within a day’s time, minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan said He said the time taken to issue passport has been reduced to 11 days under normal circumstances Describing passport as a tool of empowerment, the government informed Lok Sabha on Wednesday that people are now […]Continue Reading..
Passport application requires a prescribed set of documents which have to be submitted along with the duly filled passport application form. In order to apply for a passport, a person can initiate a request by visiting the nearest Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) or by placing a request on Passport Seva online portal. The documents required […]Continue Reading..
Applicants who are under 18 years of age are deemed minors with respect to passport issuance in India. A minor ought to have a separate passport in that endorsement of his name in his father’s passport is not permissible anymore under the guidelines issued by the government of India. Minors are issued a 36-page […]Continue Reading..
India’s Union Minister of External Affairs, Foreign Ministry has laid down new passport rules that will change the never-ending wait for your passport. The initiative taken by Ministry of External Affairs is aligned to encounter the current hassles faced in applying for a passport and ensuring that the procedure is simple as well as seamless. […]Continue Reading..
Every Indian Citizen May Soon Get An E-Passport Soon, E-Passports will be issued to people in India. The government announced that it is working on a centralised passport system in which all the passport services would be provided from Indian embassies across the world. “Indian embassies and consulates are being connected to the Passport Seva […]Continue Reading..