Registration of children eligible for Indian Nationality
For a child to be given an Indian passport he must have been registered with the Consular Section of the High Commission within one year of birth.
At least one of the child's parent's must be an Indian citizen at the time of applying. Along with the application please enclose passports of both parents and a full version birth certificate of the child. Photocopies of the birth certificate and of the first four and last two pages of the parent's passports are also required. . In case more than one year has elapsed since the birth of your child you also need to submit an affidavit stating that your child has not acquired British nationality. A similar letter from the Home Office in UK, confirming non-acquisition of British Nationality by the child is also required. In case more than seven years have elapsed since the birth of your child the matter would have to be referred to the relevant authorities in India.The fee for this service is £15
Procedure regarding registration of children
Procedures/Documents required for Consular Services pertaining to the registration of children eligible for Indian Nationality
Complete application form
Full version of the child's birth certificate
Note: All documents in original to be submitted for consular services together with photocopies.
Passports for Children born in the UK
To apply for issue of a new passport to a child, you must fill out the relevant application form for a new passport along with four recent passport-size photographs. You also need to enclose passports of both parents and the child's birth certificate (full version), along with a photocopy. The fee for this service is £17.00.
For further details visit Indian High Commission Website
Re-issue of Passports
A new passport can be issued on the expiry, or up to one year before expiry, of any passport, which had an initial validity of 10 years. It is necessary to have a valid visa on the previous passport. To apply for a new passport, you need to fill out the application form along with two latest identical passport-size photographs.(Attestation not necessary) You also need to enclose your current or recently expired passport (in case your latest passport is an additional booklet issued to the original passport, you are also required to submit all the additional booklets plus the original passport) and the fee of £ 27.00. if you want an ordinary, 36 page, passport or £ 34.00 if you want a jumbo, 60 page passport. If all the pages of your passport have been exhausted, then also you will be issued a new passport of ten years validity from the current date for a fee of £27. This will also apply for all other cases like 'change in appearance, name, date of birth, place of birth, signatures etc.', where a new passport booklet is required.
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