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Sworn Affidavit for issuance of passport to a minor child residing in India

Sworn Affidavit for issuance of passport to a minor child residing in India

This Affidavit is required to be submitted at the concerned Passport Office in India when either of the parents /both parents is/ are applying for his/her/ their child’s passport in India and the other parent/ both parents is/ are in the United Kingdom. Through this Affidavit,the parent (s) in the United Kingdom certifies/ certify that he/she/ they has/ have no objection for a passport being issued to his/her/ theirminor child in India.For this service, applicants have to apply in Person only.

Requirements:

i. Online appointment for Consular Service (Click here Online appointment system for Consular Services Link)

ii. Miscellaneous Application form dully filled in and signed by the applicant (Please click for Miscellaneous Application Form or please visit the link 'Forms for Consular Services'). One recent Passport size photograph to be affixed on the Misc. Application Form.

iii.

  1. In case of Indian Passport Holders: Valid passport in original and one set of self-attested copies of first two and last two pages of the passport and the page (s) containing passport officer's observation (s) (if any).
  2.  In case of Other Passport Holders: Valid passport in original and one set of self-attested copy (copies) of the passport page (s) containing personal particulars of the passport holder.

iv. Proof of Residence: Any of the following self-attested documents viz. copy of utility bill (Latest landline telephone bill/electricity bill/gas bill/water bill or Council Tax bill ) or Driving License or lease deed (of residence) etc. where the applicant’s UK address is clearly mentioned, should be provided.

vVisa Status: Self-attested copy of passport page/UK Residence Permit Card showing the visa status should be enclosed.

vi. Sworn Affidavit in prescribed format (for Format of Sworn Affidavit, please visit the link‘ Forms for Consular Services’) dully filled in by the parent (s) living in the United Kingdom. The Sworn Affidavit needs to be signed by the parent (s) before the Consular Officer. Applicant has to fill separate form for each child.

vii. Fee: £11.00 (payable either in cash or through crossed postal order drawn in favour of "High Commission of India, London". No Credit or Debit card will be accepted.

viii. Processing Time: Normally, Same Day/Next Working Day.