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Passport Services

1. Applications for following services are to be submitted to M/s BLS International Services Limited located at 10/F, Caltex House, 258 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong on any working day (Monday to Friday except designated holidays) between 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM. The timing for collection of documents is 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM.


Contact Details:

Website:  www.blsindia-hongkong.com

Phone: +85258080024 
Fax: +852-2620 0341
Email Id: info.hk@blsinternational.net

1(A) Renewal/Reissue of passport

1(B) Duplicate Passport in lieu of Lost/Damaged Passport

1(C) Renewal / Reissue of Passport of Minor (Up to 18 years of age )

1(D) Change of name/Personal particulars including adding/deleting spouse name

1(E) Registration of birth and Passport for New Born.

1(F) Surrender of Indian Passport & Renunciation of Indian Citizenship.

Please note that in addition to the prescribed fee, a service fee of HKD 47 will be charged by M/S BLS international for each application. Value added services (VAS) are optional services and will be charged separately, if the applicant chooses to avail those services. Applicants are free to avail these services from other places of their choice also. All applicants applying for passport services at M/S BLS are advised to fill the form online beforehand and bring printout while applying to save time, efforts and any additional cost.

2. Applications for following services are to be submitted directly to Consulate General of India, Hong Kong located at Unit D, 16th Floor, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong on any working day (Monday to Friday except designated holidays) between 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The timing for collection of documents is 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM

2(A) Emergency Certificate

2(B) Short validity passport.

3. General information / instructions

1. All applicants must submit the application in person for identification. There is no provision for exemption from this requirement.

2. The delivery of processed documents is to be done preferably to the applicant or to the person authorized by the applicant on presentation of (i) authorization letter (sample form) (ii) official receipt given to applicant at the time of submission of application (iii) Hong Kong/Macau ID of authorized person.

3. Only those individuals who have valid Hong Kong/Macau ID or have valid visa can submit their application for these services. 

4. In the case of casual visitors, only Emergency Certificate or short validity passport is issued depending upon merit of case.

5. An ordinary passport is valid for ten years from the date of issue.  

6. Minors up to age of 15 are issued passport with 5 year validity. Minors aged between 15 to 18 years can opt for either 5 years or 10 years validity passport.

7. Passport Issuing Authority can issue passports for a shorter duration under certain conditions.  

8. The Passport service asked for should be in the proper prescribed form accompanied with appropriate fees.  The application for the service in any other form is not acceptable.

9. Applicants should ensure that application in the prescribed format is complete in all respects; that all columns are correctly and legibly filled and no column is left blank or unfilled / un-responded or vaguely filled with a dash, tick, etc.

10. All signatures in the application should be with ballpoint pen of black or blue ink.  Those who cannot affix their signatures like infants, minors or illiterate should put their thumb impression in the place of signature.

11. The signature of the applicant should exactly fit in the prescribed column.

12. Photographs should be in color and against white background and should be of the size of 2 inch X 2 inch.  The photograph should have a frontal view, with both ears and chin to forehead being visible. Eyes should be open. There should not be any distracting shadows on the face or on the background. Head coverings are not permitted except for religious reasons, but the facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face must be clearly shown. The expression on the face should look natural. 

13. It is an offence under the Passports Act 1967 to furnish false information in the application. Passport facilities can be denied on grounds of suppression of material information, submission of incorrect particulars, willful damage/loss of passport or for unauthorized change/tampering.

14. The Passport can be impounded or revoked for violation of one or more of the provisions of the Passports Act.

15. It is an offence to hold more than one valid passport at a time.

16. A passport expired more than three years ago should be supported by a Sworn Affidavit explaining the circumstances and the reasons for the late renewal.  A Sworn Affidavit is to be signed by the applicant in the presence of official at the application centre.

17. Approximately 20-30 working days are required for issue of passport. However in some case due to technical reason where some documents are needed to be verified from other authorities it may take more time.

18. Applicant can check status of their application online.

19. All applications are to be signed in the presence of official at the application centre and signature should match with signature in old passport.

20. In case of change in signature an affidavit by self declaring the same should be submitted along with application.

21. There is no provision for tatkal passport an account of failure to renew the passport in time. All are requested to check the validity of their passport before planning any travel and should apply for the renewal of passport well in time.

22. Short validity passport is for specific purpose on merit of case. It is neither a substitute of regular passport nor a tatkal passport scheme.

23. All fees are to be paid in Hong Kong dollars in Cash at the application centre at the time of submission of application.  Applicant must ensure that they get a receipt of that. Fees once paid are not refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or the service refused for whatsoever reasons.

24. After acquiring the foreign citizenship, the Indian passport can be used for travel for 3 months only from the day of getting the foreign citizenship. The grace period is only for such cases where foreign citizenship has been acquired but a foreign passport is not available to the person. It is also mentioned that it is illegal to travel on an Indian passport, where a person has obtained a foreign passport.

25. The Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, does not allow dual citizenship. Holding Indian Passport / acquiring Indian Passport / travelling on Indian passport after acquisition of foreign citizenship constitutes an offence under the Indian Passport Act, 1967, and attracts penalties.

26. Under the Indian law, Persons of Indian Origin who have acquired foreign nationality are required to surrender their Indian passports to the nearest Indian Mission/Post immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship. Retention of Indian Passport for more than 3 years, reissue of Passport and obtaining Miscellaneous service on Passports after obtaining foreign nationality as well as travel after grace period attract penalties.

1(A) Renewal/ Reissue of passport

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.

  2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

  3. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

  4. Original Passport & photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages).

  5. Original and photo copy of Hong Kong/Macau ID/Valid visa.

  6. Supporting document in case of change of personal particular.

  7. Fees of HKD 596 for 36 pages and HKD 796 for 60 pages passport.

1(B) Duplicate Passport in lieu of Lost/Damaged Passport

Requirements for passport in lieu of LOST/STOLEN passports

  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.

  2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

  3. Affidavit as per Annexure L duly attested by Office of Oath commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau or notary public.

  4. Police Report for loss of passport from Hong Kong/Macau Police.

  5. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

  6. Original and photo copy of Hong Kong/Macau ID /valid visa.

  7. Photocopy of old passport, if available.

  8. Fees of HKD 1186 for 36 pages passport and HKD 1376 for 60 pages passport.


Requirements for passport in lieu of DAMAGED passports

  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.

  2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

  3. Affidavit as per Annexure L duly attested by Office of Oath commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau or notary public.

  4. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

  5. Original damaged Passport.

  6. Original and photocopy of Hong Kong/Macau ID/valid visa.

  7. Prescribed fees of HKD 1186 for 36 pages passport and HKD 1376 for 60 pages passport.


1(C) Renewal / Reissue of Passport of Minor (Up to 18 years of age)

Minors aged 15 years are issued passports for 5 years only.  Minors between the age of 15 and 18 have the option to apply either 5 year or full validity passport (ten years) by payment of fees as applicable for issue of passports to persons above 18 years of age.


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.

  2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

  3. Presence of both the parents or either parent with passports of both the parents at the time of submission of application. 

  4. Affidavit as per   Annexure G duly attested by Office of Oath Commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau in case of single parent or the other parent not available for reasons mentioned in para II of the Annexure.

  5. Affidavit as per   Annexure H duly attested by Office of Oath Commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau or notary public.

  6. Original Passport & photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages)

  7. Original Passport & photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages) of parent(s).

  8. Original and photo copy of Hong Kong/Macau ID/ valid visa of applicant and parent(s).

  9. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

  10. Fees of HKD 416 for 5 years validity and HKD 596 for 10 years validity passport.

Note: In case of minor child born out of wed-lock, additional affidavit as per Annexure C duly signed by single parent and attested by Office of Oath Commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau.

 

1(D) Change of name/Personal particulars including adding/deleting spouse name

Three set of procedures are prescribed for following three categories:
Category 1 Change of name
a)  A woman applying for change in name following marriage;
b) Divorcees/Widow applying for change from married name to maiden name
c)   Remarried applicants applying for change of name
 Category 2 All other cases not covered in Category 1

Category 3 To change personal particulars like change of address, appearance, place of birth, date of birth, addition / deletion of spouse name.

Requirements for Category 1

  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.

  2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

  3. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background.

  4. Original Passport & photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages)

  5. Original and photo copy of Hong Kong/Macau ID/valid visa.

  6. Marriage certificate/ Divorce decree/ Death certificate of spouse/affidavit as per Annexure D, as the case.

  7. Fees of HKD 596 for 36 pages and HKD 796 for 60 pages passport

Requirements for Category 2

  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.

  2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

  3. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background.

  4. Original Passport & photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages)

  5. Original and photo copy of Hong Kong/Macau ID/valid visa.

  6. Gazette notification published in the Indian Union/State Official Gazette; OR Deed Poll as per Annexure E duly attested by Office of Oath Commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau or Notary public.

  7. Original newspaper cuttings announcing the change of name published in two leading daily newspapers (one popular daily newspaper in the area of the applicant’s present address and another at his permanent address).

  8. At least two public documents issued in the desired/ applied changed name to ascertain that the applicant has actually changed his name.

  9. Fees of HKD 596 for 36 pages and HKD 796 for 60 pages passport.

Requirements for Category 3

  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.

  2. Personal presence of the applicant is required

  3. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background.

  4. Original Passport & photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages)

  5. Supporting documents for change of personal particulars as per the case

  6. Original and photo copy of Hong Kong/Macau ID/valid visa.

  7. Fees of HKD 596 for 36 pages and HKD 796 for 60 pages passport.


1(E) Registration of Birth & Passport for New Born

The birth of every child born in the Hong Kong/Macau to Indian parent(s) is required to be registered with the Consulate General of India, Hong Kong depending upon areas of jurisdiction.  The birth of a child in Hong Kong/Macau is required to be registered with the Consulate within one year of the birth. A Birth Registration Certificate is issued by the Consulate to the child after registering his/her name as an Indian national and a separate Passport is issued to the new born. It is not possible to include child’s name in the passport of mother/father. In case, the registration of the birth could not be done for any reasons for not registering the birth on time is requested to write an application detailing the reason for late registration.

Requirements

  1. Registration of birth of child born abroad under section 4(1) of the Citizenship Act on the website https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/Home2.aspx?formcode=09.

  2. Applicants are required to fill online application form at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in and carry a printout of the filled in application form duly signed by both parents [child’s thumb impression (left thumb for male & right thumb for female) should be affixed in the signature box].

  3. Personal presence of the applicant is required

  4. Affidavit as per Annexure H duly signed by both parents and attested by Office of Oath Commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau.

  5. Presence of both the parents or either parent with passports of both the parents at the time of submission of application. 

  6. Affidavit as per  Annexure G   duly attested by Office of Oath Commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau in case of single parent or the other parent not available for reasons mentioned in para II of the Annexure.

  7. Original Passport & photocopy of Passport (first two and last two pages) of parent(s).

  8. Original and photo copy of Hong Kong/Macau ID/ valid visa of parent(s).

  9. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

  10. Original and Copy of Birth Registration Certificate.

  11. Original and photocopy of Marriage Certificate of Parents

  12. In case one of the parent happens to be a foreign national, a certificate from the Embassy/Consulate of the foreign country stating that the child has not been registered as their citizen and not issued any passport, may also be submitted OR an affidavit stating not having foreign nationality/passport for the baby, signed by parent(s) and duly attested by Office of Oath Commissioner of Hong Kong/Macau

  13. Fees of HKD 632 (HKD 416 for passport + HKD 216 for registration of birth)

1(F) Surrender of Indian Passport & Renunciation of Indian Passport

The Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, does not allow dual citizenship. Holding Indian Passport / acquiring Indian Passport / travelling on Indian passport after acquisition of foreign citizenship constitutes an offence under the Indian Passport Act, 1967, and attracts penalties.

Under the Indian law, Persons of Indian Origin who have acquired foreign nationality are required to surrender their Indian passports to the nearest Indian Mission/Post immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship.  A grace period of three months after acquisition of foreign nationality (to be counted from the date of registration / Naturalization Certificate and not from the date of foreign passport) has been allowed for using Indian passport for travel. Retention of Indian Passport for more than 3 years, reissue of Passport and obtaining Miscellaneous service on Passports after obtaining foreign nationality as well as travel after grace period attract penalties. The Indian passport will be cancelled and returned along with Surrender Certificate.

Category 1. Who have already acquired foreign nationality

Category 2. Who are in the process of acquiring HKSAR/MACAUSAR Passport

& PRC nationality


Requirements for Category 1

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.

2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

3. Two recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

4.Indian Passport in original, including those previous Indian passports valid at the time of acquisition of foreign nationality if any, and photocopies of all pages.

5. Valid foreign passport, along with previous foreign passports if any, and photocopies.

6. Certificate of Registration/Naturalization of foreign nationality and its copy.

7. Duly filled Form XXII prescribed u/s 8 of the Citizenship Act

8. In case of minor, (i) photocopy & original of passport of parent(s), (ii) Photocopy & Original of Hong Kong/Macau ID (iii) duly filled Form XXII signed by parent(s).

9. Fee of (i) HKD 1166 for those who have acquired foreign nationality on or after 01.06.2010, OR (ii) HKD 216 for those who have acquired foreign nationality before 01.06.2010

10. Penalty of (i) HKD 1566 whose passport is either valid or has expired after 01.01.2005, there is no penalty if passport expired before 31.12.2004 OR (ii) HKD 3876 for retention of passport beyond 3 years after acquiring foreign nationality, (iii) HKD 3876 for each reissue

  1. Additional penalty of HKD 1566 for each travel after 3 months grace period, maximum travel penalty is HKD 7766.

Note: There is no provision for exemption from penalty.

Requirements for Category 2

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.

2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

3. Two recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

4. Indian Passport in original & its photocopy.

5. Original approval letter from Hong Kong/ Macau Immigration and its copy.

6. Duly filled Form XXII prescribed u/s 8 of the Citizenship Act

7. In case of minor, (i) photocopy & original of passport of parent(s), (ii) Photocopy & Original of Hong Kong/Macau ID (iii) duly filled Form XXII signed by parent(s).

8. Fees of HKD 1166

 
Processing Time is 3 working days for both categories.

2 (A) Emergency Certificate

Indian nationals on Visit Visa whose passport is lost/damaged/expired/visa pages exhausted are issued Emergency Certificate (EC)s for their one-way travel to India. It is not substitute for regular passport or as a tatkal scheme against lost/damaged passport. EC is issued at sole discretion of Consulate based on merit of case.

Emergency Certificate is intended for one way travel to India only and results in cancellation of existing passport of the holder.  On arrival in India, he/she will have to contact the concerned Passport Issuing Authority in India for issue of new passport.

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. 

2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

3.  Copy of visa page/ Pre-Arrival Registration form, if available.
4.  Copy of Passport and Original Passport, if available.
5.  Recent passport size 3 photographs of 2 x 2 inch with white background.

6. Police Report for loss of passport from Hong Kong/Macau Police.

7. Fees of HKD 120


Processing Time is 1 working day.

2(B) Short validity Passport

Only those individuals who are resident of countries other than Hong Kong/ Macau and are on short visit to Hong Kong/Macau and have lost/damaged their passport can apply for short validity passport (SVP). It is not substitute for regular passport or as a tatkal scheme against lost/damaged passport. SVP is issued at sole discretion of Consulate based on merit of case.

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.

  2. Personal presence of the applicant is required.

  3. Three recent passport-size photographs of 2 inch x 2 inch with white background. 

  4. Photocopy and original Passport, if available.

  5. Original and photo copy of Valid visa.

  6. Hand written /typed letter stating the need for short validity passport.

  7. Fees of HKD 1566 for resident and HKD 400 for non-resident.

Processing Time is 3 working days.

 

 

Affidavit

To Consulate General of India

Hong Kong

Dear Sir/Madam,

I_____________holder of Indian Passport Numbr_____________would like to change my signature from ____________(old signature) to ______________ (new signature).


Kindly consider my application for renewal of passport.


Thanking You,


Place:

Date :

Sample from

I……………………………………………………… (name) , holder of Passport/Identity Card No………………….., hereby authorize Mr./Ms…………………………………………..…. , holder of Passport/Identity Card No. ……………………… , to submit /collect my passport/documents/ application on my behalf.

(Signature)

Date:………………..

PHONE NUMBER…………………………………

Annexure L

I, ………………………………………………………..……………………...………. holder of Indian Passport No.___________________ issued at _______________________ on _______________, presently residing in _____________________________________ _____________________________, Hong Kong/Macau, do solemnly affirm as follows:

That my above mentioned passport is genuinely lost.

That thee passport was lost/damaged ____________________(circumstances of loss/damage)_________________________________ on ___(Date of loss/damage)__. I filed a lost report at Hong Kong/Macau Police station on__________________.

That I have not lost or damaged any of my previous passports. OR I have lost/damaged _____ number of passports previously.

That I have / have not travelled on the lost/damaged passport. (Give details of travel)

That I have / have not availed of any Transfer of Residence concessions / FTs allowance; (Give details of concessions if availed)


I am a non-resident Indian and details of my residence abroad is as follows:

Sl. No.

Name of the Country

Length of residence

Page Nos. of passport bearing departure & arrival stamps

From

To
















There had been no objection by the Passport Issuing Authority on my passport

I have not been deported at any time at the expense of Government of India.

I further affirm that I will take utmost care of my passport if issued and the Government will be at liberty to take any legal action under the Passports Act, 1967, if the lapse is repeated.

Date :

Place :

Tel. No. (Signature of Deponent)

Annexure G

DECLARATION BY APPLICANT’S PARENT OR GUARDIAN FOR ISSUE OF PASSPORT TO MINOR WHEN ONE PARENT HAS NOT GIVEN CONSENT

(On plain paper)


I/We ……………………………………………………….. (name of the parent / guardian applying for passport) resident of …………………………………………, holder of passport No………………….. issued at ….….……………………. on …………………….. solemnly declare and affirm as under :-

(I) That I/we am/are the mother/father/guardians of …………………………………………. (name of the minor child) who is minor and on whose behalf I/we have made an application for his/her passport.

(II) Signature/consent of Shri/Smt……………………………………………….(name of the father/mother) who is the father/mother/parents of the child has not been obtained by me for the following one or more reasons:-

(a) The father/mother of the minor applicant is travelling abroad/is on sea/travelling in India and unable to file consent; or/and

(b) The father/mother is separated and no court case is pending before the court regarding divorce/marital dispute/custody of the child; or/and

(c) The father/mother has deserted and the whereabouts are not known; or/and

(d) There is an ongoing court case for divorce/custody of the minor child and the court has not given any order prohibiting the issue of passport without the consent of father/mother; or/and

(e) There is a court order for the custody of the minor child with a parent who is applying for the passport and consent of other parent (who has visitation rights) is not available or he/she is refusing to give consent/the other parent is not availing the visitation rights and his/her whereabouts are not known; or/and

(f) The parents are judicially separated and custody of the minor child has not been defined in the court’s decree; or/and

(g) The father/mother of……………………..(name of minor child) has deserted me after the conception/delivery. That…………………(name of minor child) is exclusively under my care and custody since separation/delivery

(III) That I/we only am/are taking care of ……………………….(name of the minor child) and he/she is exclusively in my/our physical custody

(IV) I/we also affirm that in the case of a court case arising due to issue of a passport to the minor child ……………………..……………..(name of the minor child), I/we would be solely responsible for defending the case and not the Passport Issuing Authority.


Signature of the parent/Guardian

Place:

Date:

 

Annexure H

SPECIMEN DECLARATION BY APPLICANT’S PARENT(S) OR GUARDIAN FOR ISSUE OF PASSPORT TO MINOR

(On plain paper)


I/we, ……………………………................................................................................. resident of ………………………………………….… hereby affirm that the particulars given below are of …………………………………… name of the child), son/daughter of Shri ……………………………………………… and Smt ……………………………………. of whom we are the parents.

Particulars of minor child

Name :

Date of birth :

Place of birth :

2. The minor child mentioned above is a citizen of India.

3. We undertake the entire responsibility for his/her expenses.

4. We solemnly declare that he /she has not lost, surrendered or been deprived of his/her citizenship of India and that the information given in respect of him/her in this application is true.

5. It is also certified that we are holding valid India passport(s).

Place:

Date

Signature of father Signature of mother

Passport No. Passport No

Annexure C



AFFIDAVIT TO BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION FOR A PASSPORT OF A MINOR CHILD BY EITHER PARENT ( WHO ARE SEPARATED BUT NOT FORMALLY DIVORCED) OR BY A SINGLE PARENT OF THE CHILD BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK

I_____________ (name of single parent), solemnly declare and affirm the following:

1. That I am the mother/father of ___________(name of the child), who is minor and on whose behalf I have made an application for his/her passport.

2. That I am judicially separated from the mother/father of __________(name of the child) OR

That no legally valid marriage ever existed between me and Mr./Mrs.______________ (name of the father/mother of the minor child)

OR

The father/mother of _________________(name of the child) has deserted me after conception/delivery.

3. That ____________(name of the child) is exclusively under my care/custody since separation / delivery.

Date:

Signature of Deponent



Annexure D



We, 1_________________(maiden name of wife) and 2__________________(name of husband) residents of ______________solemnly declare and affirm under:-

    1. That we are married under__________(marriage ACT/rights/customs and are living together as married couple since_____

    1. That ________________(maiden name of wife) would henceforth be known as _____________(name of wife after marriage) by virtue of our marriage. OR

That I Mrs._______________________ wish to continue my maiden name of _______________even after marriage.

.

Joint photo graph is affixed below

Place:

Date: Signature of husband

Signature of wife

Annexure E

(To be executed on non judicial stamp paper)

By this deed , I the undersigned ________(new name) previously known as__________(old name ) wife/son/daughter of _____________and resident of _________solemnly declare and affirm as under:-

    1. That for and on behalf of myself and my wife, children and remitter issue, I wholly renounce/relinquish and abandon the use of my former name/surname of ____And in place thereof, I do hereby assume from this date the name/surname___________, so that I and my wife, children and remitter issue may hereafter be called, known and distinguished not by my former name/surname, but the assumed name/surname of __________

    2. That I shall at all times hereafter in all records, deeds and writings and in all proceedings, dealings and transactions, private as well as upon all occasions whatsoever, use and sign the name of __________as my name/surname in place and in substitution on my former name/surname.

    3. That I expressly authorize and request all persons in general and relatives and friends in particular, at all times hereafter to designate and address me, my wife, my children and remitter issues by such assumed name/surname i.e _____________.

    4. In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my former and adopted name of _____________, affix my signature and seal, if any, this _____________day of ____________.

Place:

Date:

DEPONENT

New name____________

Former Name________

Adhar Card or Voter ID card No_________

FORM XXII

[See rule 23 (1)]

The Citizenship Rules, 2009

DECLARATION OF RENUNCIATION OF CITIZENSHIP UNDER SECTION 8 OF THE ACT MADE BY A CITIZEN OF INDIA WHO IS ALSO A CITIZEN OR NATIONAL OF ANOTHER COUNTRY

1. I, …………………………………………………………...(here insert name and address of declaration) am of full age and capacity and was born at …………………………………………………………(with Tehsil, District, State and Country) on ………………..

2. I have/have not been married.

3. I hereby renounce my citizenship of India.

4. I hereby renounce my citizenship of India and surrender my Indian Passport No…………………………… with date of issue……………

5. Name and full particulars of minor children who are Citizens of India, if any………………………………………………………………………...

6. I am/was Indian citizen by Birth / Descent / Registration / Naturalisation.

7. The circumstances in which /reasons due to which applicant intends to acquire foreign citizenship and renounce Indian citizenship ……………………….. ……………………………………………………...................................................................

I,…………………………………………………………do solemnly and sincerely declare that the foregoing particulars stated in this declaration are true and I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true.

Signature ……………………..

Made and subscribed this …….. day of …………………….. 20…… before me.


Signature/Designation………………………