A passport is reissued under the following circumstances:

Validity Expired or Validity due to Expire

Exhaustion of visa pages

Lost/Stolen or Damaged Passports

Change in Existing passport particulars
 

Validity Expired or Validity due to Expire

An application for reissue of passport can be submitted anytime within one year before the expiry of the validity or after the expiry of the validity.  However, if the passport is expired for more than three years, the application should be supported by Sworn Affidavit explaining the circumstances and the reasons for the late renewal.

Requirements

  1. Applicants are required to fill online application form at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in and carry a printout of the filled in application form. (Personal Particulars form is NOT required in case of ONLINE APPLICATIONS).
  2. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 
  3. Original Passport (including subsequent additional booklet(s), if any).
  4. Photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages and all pages of observations, if any, made by Passport Issuing Authority)
  5. Copy of valid Iqama (original to be shown for verification).   A copy of printout showing validity of Iqama from Ministry of Interior website (https://www.moi.gov.sa/wps/vanityurl/en/ps/pps/query-iqama-expiry-service) may also be submitted.
  6. Personal presence of the applicant at the Application Centre is a must.
  7. Prescribed fees.
  8. For appointment bookings (limited slots), please click here.
  9. Tatkal facility (same day delivery) is available only in Riyadh [Umm Al Hamam (Sun-Thu) & Batha (Sun-Wed)].

Note:- If passport is renewed after 3 years from the date of expiry, an affidavit (AFF 7.pdf) is also required to be submitted.

 


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Exhaustion of visa pages

An application for reissue of passport can be submitted if the pages have exhausted or not enough pages are left for affixing visas.    

Requirements

  1. Applicants are required to fill online application form at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in and carry a printout of the filled in application form. (Personal Particulars form is NOT required in case of ONLINE APPLICATIONS).
  2. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background.
  3. Original Passport (including subsequent additional booklet(s), if any).
  4. Photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages and all pages of observations, if any, made by Passport Issuing Authority)
  5. Copy of valid Iqama (original to be shown for verification).  A copy of printout showing validity of Iqama from Ministry of Interior website (https://www.moi.gov.sa/wps/vanityurl/en/ps/pps/query-iqama-expiry-service) may also be submitted.
  6. Personal presence of the applicant at the Application Centre is a must.
  7. Prescribed fees.
  8. For appointment bookings(limited slots), please click here.
  9. Tatkal facility (same day delivery) is available only in Riyadh [Umm Al Hamam (Sun-Thu) & Batha (Sun-Wed)].



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Change in Existing passport particulars

An application for reissue of passport can be submitted for changes in any of the existing particulars in the passport viz.,

Change of Name

Inclusion of spouse's name

In addition to the requirements given above, a copy of spouse's passport or Aadhaar card may be submitted.

 



Deletion of ECR Status

The category of persons eligible for non-ECR status on the passport is given here.

Non-ECR status is granted on the basis of stay abroad for more than 3 years only in those case where their travel abroad is approved by POE. 

In addition to the requirements given above, a copy of printout og grant of POE clearance from the website of emigrate (https://emigrate.gov.in/ext/preECStat.action)

 

Correction/Change in parents name



Correction of spouse's name



Correction in Date of Birth



Correction in Place of Birth

 


Change of Appearance



Change of Address



Change of Signature

 

 

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