Want To Apply For Your Passport? Here Are The Lists Of The Document Required! - Viral Bake

Are you residing in India? Do you need to get your passport made? If yes, then you may need to know the documents required for applying for a passport.

Source: NDTV.com

In India, the online process for a passport has gotten easier than before. As the process moves online, one can apply online, select the appointment date, and take the required documentation to the nearest passport office.

Documents Required To Apply For A Passport

Collecting the entire necessary document is important to experience a hassle-free process. In this article, we have listed all the documents required for applying for a fresh passport.

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For address proof:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Electricity bill
  • Proof of Gas Connection
  • Telephone (landline/postpaid mobile bill)
  • Water Bill
  • Rent Agreement
  • Active passbook or a running Bank Account with a Photo
  • Spouse’s passport copy

You may note that proof of current address is only to be given if you have been living there for a short period.

For proof of Date of Birth:

  • Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Corporation or Registrar of Births and Deaths
  • Matriculation leaving certificate issued by the school recognised by an educational board
  • PAN Card
  • Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID Card
  • Life insurance policy

Note: Documents submitted as birth proof must include the candidate’s name and date of birth.


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