Attestation of affidavit for obtaining passport for minor child in India Attestation of affidavit for obtaining passport for minor child in India

Attestation of affidavit for obtaining passport for minor child in India

As per new guidelines issued by Ministry of External Affairs in December, 2016, RPOs in India should not insist on duly attested affidavit from parent living abroad and should accept application for issue of passport to minor child on basis on affidavit given by the parent residing in India ( see link to annexure for appropriate annexure).  However, if RPO still insist on production of affidavit, it can be issued on request basis. Requisite documents are:

  • Duly Completed MISC. SERVICE FORM- click here for SERVICE FORM.
  • Photographs -Two recent passport size ( 5 cm x 5 cm)  
  • Duly filled in Annexure ‘D’ – click here for Annexure D.
  • Original passport and its photocopy (1st, last, valid visa and other endorsement pages).
  • Photocopies of the passports of spouse/child.
  • Photocopies of marriage certificate/birth certificate.
  • For application submission and collection, online appointment booking is mandatory. Appointment can be booked by clicking below link: https://hcikl.gov.in/AppointmentHome