Passport Services

Fresh passport for Newborn Child

VFS centres may be contacted through phone/ e-mail.  VFS centres

Following documents are required to be submitted for this services:

  • Fill in the application form online and make sure you have filled in all the columns.
  • Save the form after you have filled it; this generates a registration number, make sure you note it down as this number will be required to process your application and to answer your queries that you may have about your application.
  • After making note of the registration number, print out the form that you have filled in and saved.
  • The signature or thumb impression of the child must be put in all the boxes provided for signatures, including the boxes for specimen signatures, making very sure that the signature/impression is within the confines of the box. No part of the impression must be outside the box. (Left thumb impression for Male and Right thumb impression for Female).
  • The parents need to sign the application on behalf of the child at the place indicated in the application form only and NOT IN THE PLACE PROVIDED FOR SPECIMEN SIGNATURES.
  • Both parents should sign on behalf of the child on the application form(NOT AT THE PLACE PORVIDED FOR SPECIMEN SIGNATURE); If only one parent can sign, the other parent must fill in and sign the Affidavit which needs to be attached to the application.
  • Passport of both parents (original with one set of photocopy).
  • Four latest photographs of 3.5 x 3.5 size, one photograph to be pasted on the application form
  • Attested Copy of child's birth certificate.
  • Attested Copy of Marriage Certificate of parents
  • APPLICABLE FEE in favour of "VFS Australia Pty Ltd" for payments made in the form of bank cheque or money order.
  • Cash accepted at Counter only.
  • Courier/ postal charges as maybe applicable in case of VFS Centres. In case of postal applications a self addressed registered / express post envelope should be attached for sending the passport back after issue.
  • It is necessary to register a child born of Indian Parents outside India. This is done by HCI / CGI while issuing the passport.
  • Please do not make firm travel bookings before receiving your passport.
  • Processing Time: Approx. 2 months.
  • Please down load the Checklist and submit it with your printed application
  • Passport form: Online Application :

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