All applications must be sent to the following address: Surrender of Indian Passport High Commission of India Ranchhod Tower, Level-2, 102-112, Lambton Quay PO Box 4045, Wellington 6011 Fee can only be paid by Banker Cheque drawn in favour of “High Commission of India, Wellington”.
Do you need appointment to surrender Indian passport?
You can submit your Indian passport surrender application for cancellation of Indian passport in person at the VFS application centres. You need a prior appointment to apply, and your application won’t be accepted if you don’t have a pre-booked appointment.
How can I cancel my Indian passport online?
Login to the Passport Seva Online Portal with the Login ID created in Step 1. Click “Apply for Surrender Certificate” link. Fill in the required details in the form and submit.
How can I cancel my Indian passport?
Once you acquire foreign citizenship you have to surrender your last Indian passport to Indian Consulate for cancellation. Consulate will cancel it and returned to you along with a ‘Renunciation/Surrender Certificate’ issued by Consulate.
What happens if you don’t surrender your Indian passport?
You will be fined if you travel using your Indian passport after taking the oath of citizenship. You cannot apply for regular Indian tourist visa or OCI if you do not have surrender certificate.
When can you surrender Indian passport?
Under Indian law, Persons of Indian Origin, who have acquired foreign citizenship, are required to surrender their Indian passports to the nearest Indian Mission/Post immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship.
What is surrender certificate Indian passport?
A Surrender Certificate is issued to applicants willing to surrender their passport at Passport Offices mainly for renunciation of Indian citizenship and acquiring foreign nationality.
Will I get refund if I cancel passport appointment?
The fee will be forfeited if applicants do not submit application at Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) or a Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) within this period. No claim for refund, return or exchange of fee will be entertained for passport-related services.
What is emergency certificate passport?
An Emergency Travel Document can be issued to an Indian on vacation, sightseeing or residing in a foreign country. The document is given in situations where a new passport cannot be issued without approval from India.
Can I use Indian passport after getting US citizenship?
Once you acquire the citizenship of another country, it is illegal to travel on the Indian passport. As India does not allow dual citizenship, holding a non-cancelled Indian passport after acquiring a foreign citizenship is an offense with penalties.