Day: July 21, 2018

NEW PASSPORT RULES YOU NEED TO KNOW

NEW PASSPORT RULES YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Recently, the Ministry of External Affairs declared new rules for applying for a passport. And here we have rounded up some of the major changes that these new rules have bought in. DOCUMENTATION FOR PROOF OF BIRTH As per old rules, submission of a birth certificate was compulsory for all applicants born on or after 26th January 1989. But the new rules have bought in some relaxation in this regards. Now, any of the following documents containing the Date of Birth (DOB) of the applicant will suffice: Birth Certificate (BC) issued by the Registrar of births and deaths or the Municipal Corporation or any other approved authority to register the birth of a child born in India Transfer/school leaving/matriculation certificate issued by the school last attended/recognized e...