Application for a New Passport / Reissue of Passport (For children below 18 years) Application for a New Passport / Reissue of Passport (For children below 18 years)

Application for a New Passport / Reissue of Passport (For children below 18 years)

(I) For Children born in China:

Before applying for the passport for a new born child, the parents should register the birth of the child by following the procedure given below:

REGISTRATION OF BIRTH (As Indian Citizen) 

  1. Refer link- https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in
  2. Click/select option “Registration of Birth child under section 4(1) - last option.
  3. Fill ONLINE application.
  4. Upload the documents (photo & birth certificate of the child; marriage certificate, passports, photograph & signature of the parents).
  5. Birth Certificate and Marriage certificate, if in Chinese, must be notarized / authenticated by MFA, China. For Indian marriage certificate, it should be notarized by MEA, Patiala House New Delhi.
  6. Submit the application online and take two copies of the application after its online submission (a ref No will be allotted ONLINE).
  7. Visit the Consulate with all the original documents (passports of the parents, notarized Birth & Marriage certificate, above downloaded ONLINE Forms) along with a copy of each document.
  8. Submit the application along with fee of RMB 184 (in cash).
  9. Indian Birth certificate will be issued after necessary formalities.
  10. All original documents (including passport) are to be submitted for verification and will be returned.

Procedure for application: 

  1. Duly filled in online application form, refer link at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in. .
  2. Birth certificate along with a photocopy.
  3. Marriage certificate of parents with a photocopy.
    1. Birth Certificate and Marriage certificate, if in Chinese, must be notarised/ authenticated by MFA, China.
    2. For marriage certificate issued in India, it should be notarised by MEA, Patiala House New Delhi.
  4. Current passports of parents along with photocopies.
  5. Four recent colored passport size photos of the child (Recent 5cm*5cm, front pose, full face photograph where the ears are visible in white backdrop).
  6. Print out of the online registration of birth.
  7. Declaration to be signed by the parents – Annexure D (Declaration Form)

(II) For Children born outside China:

Passport is issued for a validity of 05 years or up to the age of 18 years whichever happens earlier. Children between the ages of 15 and 18 have the option to apply for minor passport valid until he/she attains 18 years of age or a 10 year validity passport.

Both the parents need to be present during the time of submission of the application.

Procedure for application: (Fresh issue / Reissue)

  1. Duly filled in online application form, refer link at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in..
  2. Current passport (original) along with photocopies of first page, last page and the valid Resident Permit/Visa page, if applicable.
  3. Four recent colored passport size photos of the child (Recent 5cm*5cm, front pose, full face photograph where the ears are visible in white backdrop).
  4. Declaration to be signed by the parents – Annexure D (Declaration Form)

Note:

  • The completed online application may be submitted at the Consulate’s counter on any working day between 09.30 to 12.00 hours. No Prior appointment is required
  •  Applicants may sometimes face difficulty in accessing the online application format due to technical reasons. In such circumstances, it is advisable to try after a while.  Applicants are also advised to use computers with latest version of software operating systems.
  • Applicants may please note that New Passport booklets are printed in India (Delhi).  Applicants are intimated through e-mail (vc2.shanghai@mea.gov.in) on arrival of their passports from India.
  • Both the parents of the applicant have to come in person to submit the passport form.