How to Apply for Reissue of Passport in India?

What Is Reissue of Passport?

When Is Passport Reissuance Necessary?

How to Apply for Reissue of Passport

What Are the Documents Required for Reissue of Passport?

Is Police Verification Required for Reissue of Passport?

What Is the Passport Reissue Fee That You Need to Pay?

 

The following table gives you an idea about the passport reissue fees in India.

Category

Normal Fee

Tatkal Fee

Reissued passport with 36 pages

₹1500

₹2000

Reissued passport with 60 pages

₹2000

₹2000

Reissued passport for minors with 36 pages

₹1000

₹2000

Reissued passport with 36 pages in case previous one is damaged, misplaced or stolen

₹3000

₹2000

Reissued passport with 60 pages in case previous one is damaged, misplaced or stolen

₹3500

₹2000

How Many Days It Takes to Reissue Passport?

How to Check Passport Reissue Status?

How Do Renewal and Reissue of Passport Differ?

 

A widespread confusion exists among Indians when it comes to reissuance and renewal of passports. Often, both these terms are used interchangeably. However, they are different in their functionalities.

Here is how –

Reissue of Passport

Renewal of Passport

A reissue is necessary for standard Indian passports after they expire. This expiration takes place 10 years after its first issuance.

Renewal is necessary for short-term passport holders. Generally, these specialised passports have a validity of 5 years, after which one can apply for an extension of up to 10 years.

Passport holders receive a new booklet after reissuance.

Renewal does not result in a change of the current booklet held by the citizen.

Now that you know how to get your passport reissued make sure you do not delay applications. With proper knowledge of the process, the reissue of passport shouldn't cause any difficulty for you!

Frequently Asked Questions