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Can I apply for a new passport if I lost my old one?
Head to a passport agency in person. If your previous passport was lost or stolen, you’ll have to apply for a new one in person. Unfortunately, a replacement passport isn’t free. You’ll have to pay the standard application fee—$135—when applying for your new passport.
Can I use my old passport while waiting for a new one India?
Use your old passport and you will be able to travel anywhere as long as there is 6 months validity remaining.
Can I use my old passport while waiting for my new passport?
The old passport may be sent separately from your new passport. We recommend keeping your old passport in a safe place as it is considered proof of your U.S. citizenship. If your old passport is linked to a valid visa, you can still use the valid visa. You must travel with both your new and old passport in this case.
What should I do if I lost my passport in India?
What do I do if I lose my passport? A: Loss of passport should be immediately reported to the nearest Police Station and to the Passport Office or Indian Mission, if abroad. If required, you can apply for “Re-issue” of passport.
How do you get a new passport after reporting it lost?
To replace a lost or stolen passport, you must submit Form DS-11 in person. You may be eligible to make an appointment to apply in person at a passport agency or center to replace your passport. To go to a passport agency or center, you must be traveling internationally in the next 72 hours (or 3 business days).
When Can Indian passport be renewed?
A: You can apply for a re-issue of passport up to 1 year before the expiry and not earlier. However, in case of any change of personal particulars, lost/damaged, Exhaustion of pages you may apply for re-issue of passport.
Should I bring my old passport when renewing?
No. Expired and Renewed passports do not affect the validity of the Visas. However, you must bring your old passport with valid visas along with your new passport when travelling.
Can I apply for new passport instead of renewal in India?
You can apply for a re-issue of passport up to 1 year before the expiry and not earlier. However, in case of any change of personal particulars, lost/damaged, Exhaustion of pages you may apply for re-issue of passport.
Can I apply for lost passport online?
Applicants can also choose to apply for a duplicate passport online, through the Passport Seva website managed by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. On the website’s homepage, scroll to the Online Services’ and select the type of service being applied for: Ordinary passport. Diplomatic passport.
What should I do if I Lost my Indian passport?
If you have lost your expired Indian passport and obtained a new passport then just give a FIR at nearest police station. If you do not have a new passport then Apply for new one .document required as follows. 1 GIVE FIRE and that will be submitted in orginal at passport seva kendra.
Can I apply for a new passport if my passport is lost?
Yes..your old passport number will be mentioned.. The first thing you have to do is to register a complaint for the lost passport before applying for new one. Its logical to apply for a new passport if old one is lost. You will have to file a police report for the lost passport and provide all the details in the report.
How to apply for a new passport in India?
You can check the contact details of the Indian Embassy in different countries on the official website of the Ministry of External Affairs. This will help you find the contact number and address of the nearest Indian Embassy. Now, you can either choose to apply for a new passport or for an Emergency Certificate.
How do I know if my passport number has changed?
On the last page of you passport it will be mentioned that the old passport has been reported lost and will carry the old passport number along with details of the date of issue of that passport and the place is was issued.