Indian Passport for Minor

Indian Passport for Minor
In India children under the age of fifteen years are considered as minors. To obtain an Indian Passport for Minor has a separate procedure. An ordinary passport for a child below the age of 15 years, containing thirty-six pages shall be in force for a period of 5 years from the date of its issue or until the child attains the age of 15 years, which ever is earlier.

For minors there are some additional documents required for Indian Passport. Following are the additional documents for Indian Passport for Minor,

  • Attested Photocopies of first four and last four pages of valid Passport, if any, of at least one parent in which the other parent's name is entered OR photocopies of application fee receipt in case parents’ passports are under process at Regional Passport Office. Parent's passport should have the same address as that in the minor's application in the Present Address column.
  • An affidavit by both parents giving their consent to the issue of a passport to their minor child. If one of the parents of the minor applicant is abroad, an affidavit conveying his/her No Objection to issue of passport to the minor, countersigned by the authorized officer in the Indian Mission abroad should be furnished.
  • If the minor applicant is solely in the care of a single parent an affidavit should be submitted.
  • In case of legally divorced parents, the order from the competent court ordering the custody of the child is required to be attached to the application unless the divorce decree itself contains the order pertaining to the custody of the child.
  • In case of separated but not divorced parents, an affidavit to be submitted by the parent applying for minor child's passport.
  • If the minor applicant is in the care of legal guardian then sworn affidavits respectively should be furnished.
  • Birth certificate/School certificate towards proof of date of birth and name of parents.

For adopted Child
In the case of an adopted child, application should be submitted by the adopting parents along with Adoption Deed registered with the Registrar. A court order in respect of guardianship and permitting the child to be taken out of the country is necessary for issuing the passport. For children adopted from Orphanages / Charitable institutions, the order of the competent Court granting custody of the child to the adopting parents is also required to be furnished along with the application.

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I am a single parent with

I am a single parent with permanent custody of my 8 yrs old son want to apply for his passport. All vital documents and school bears my name and surname after my son's name. I have been denied passport of my minor son on account of father's name. I don't want father's name to be mentioned, as I m solely responsible for my son's shelter, education and food. Kindly guide at the earliest.

i m divorced lady..i have two

i m divorced lady..i have two kids whose age is girl 14yrs and boy 11 yrs.. now i want to make their tatkal passport. i have my passport. both kids near to me from divorced date.

Want to know what kinds of papers required. Pls help me.

My daughter with her husband

My daughter with her husband is settled outside India.My grand daughter(5 years old) is living with us in India. Her passport will expire in next September,2015. I want to apply for fresh passport for her.What is the rule and documents required.

An early reply will help.

Sir/Madam i want to get a

Sir/Madam
i want to get a passport for a minor child who has been adopted by me. Is there any need to change his/her birth certificate on the name of new parents ? and tell me the procedure to get new/renew passport for minor adopted child ?

Respected Sir/Madam, My self

Respected Sir/Madam,

My self Santosh Dashrath Rathod, Presently staying in navi mumbai Vashi,
from last 10 year,I am belong from "India Sponsorship Committee's Antar
Bharti Balgram Lonavala" It's a Orphanage House.
I want to apply for passport but problam is that i d'nt have any legal
document, because i am a totally orphan boy,so please tell me the process
how to apply and get the passport from authority.

I am single parent of my

I am single parent of my daughter aged 7 years old. My husband has left us since last 6 and half year when my daughter was 4 months old. He is not traceable anywhere that i can get legal divorce. I am handicapped. My right hand is amputed from wrist during birth of my daughter and due to this reason he has left both of us. Now I need passport for myself and my daughter so can you please suggest me how can i get it. I put my father's name behind my name and my name behind my daughter's name. Please if you can help me out i will be will be obliged to you. Thank you

Apply for my son passport. He

Apply for my son passport. He is 8-9 years old. Please suggest me witch document are required for apply for General passport

is it okay if only one parent

is it okay if only one parent has the passport or is it a must that both the parents should hold a passport for applying for a minor passport? kindly guide .

I have married a widow with a

I have married a widow with a son who is 12years old. I have chaged his earlier surname to my surname by doing the gazzette and changed his surname in his school. Now i wont to change his surname in the new passort which i will be applying, can you pls guide me with the proceedure as to how it is to be done and what documents are required for the application of his passport. My wifes surname has already been changed in her new passport. pls guide and help for the same.

I have married a widow with a

I have married a widow with a son who is 12years old. I have chaged his earlier surname to my surname by doing the gazzette and changed his surname in his school. Now i wont to change his surname in the new passort which i will be applying, can you pls guide me with the proceedure as to how it is to be done and what documents are required for the application of his passport. My wifes surname has already been changed in her new passport. pls guide and help for the same.

my husband is a marine

my husband is a marine engineer he cannot send me no objection certificate in that cas
e what are the documents required.

I am a single mother to my

I am a single mother to my 5year old daughter n z living separately since last 1year.i wanna know that will an affidavit work in my case coz in passport office they say I need to submit the divorce papers n the custody papers only then I can apply for my kids passport. Please clear my doubt and send me proper details of what to do n how to do in such situations. In wait for ur response.

We applied for a passport for

We applied for a passport for our adopted minor child. The passport office has taken the original Adoption deed which also contains the original court order. Why do they take the original adoption documents? We do not have the originals now. Will we not have a problem later?

What is the minimum age for

What is the minimum age for obtaining the passport?
My son is of 1.5 yrs old can i apply for his passport?

i want info abt validity of

i want info abt validity of passport for age group 15 to 18 and procedure invovled in it

i want to obtain a passport

i want to obtain a passport of a minor child. but i married to a divorcee having a child from her previous husband. what should i do for that?

Is it necessary to have an

Is it necessary to have an adoption deed? I mean, we have a birth certificate issued by the relevant authority and the child was adopted after due process of law. Our child does not know she is adopted, so why should the information be leaked to her just to get a passport made?

I swathi aged about 26 years

I swathi aged about 26 years of indian origin and staying in india.
now the question is i am adopted by my father brother at my child hood. But there is no adoption deed registered in any required laws. In all my education certificates and income tax records mentioned my adoptive father name.

now what are document are required to apply passport.

Expecting an early reply

i am indian (hindhu)my wife

i am indian (hindhu)my wife is srilankan shinhala we have two sons helder son birth from srilanka he got pass port from srilanka. young son birth from india and i got birth certificate from taluka office in india as a original recard.how can get indian passport my two sons and what is the rule & document required send to me as soon as possible pls.

I have been to an agent for

I have been to an agent for the passport of my minor children. I am a single parent separated from my husband. The agent says that a single parent cannot apply for the passport of the minor without a judicial divorce deed from the court.But THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE PASSPORT OFFICE CLEARLY SAYS THAT AFFIDAVIT C CAN BE ENCLOSED IN SUCH A CASE. Which is true ????

Expecting an early reply.

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