How to apply for minor, student and senior citizen passport.
In this article we have given the details on how to apply for a passport for minor, How to add the spouse name to the passport, How to apply passport for senior citizens and students.
Let’s see how to apply for passport for minors.
For applying for the minor passport the applicant age should be less than 18 years. To apply for minor passport both the parents should have a valid passport and the spouse name should be endorsed in the passport. If the spouse name is not endorsed you submit the re-issue of passport and get the changes done. The parent’s passport photo copy should be attested with the annexure H where is the parents give the consent to issue passport to the minor. Both the parents should sign the annexure H mandatorily in the form that both are agreeing to issue the passport to the child. The photocopy of the child should also be attached. The validity of a minor passport is five year or until they attain the age of 18. There is certain charge levied depending on the age and the extension of the validity. If either one of the parent cannot sign or if it is signed by the guardian then Annexure G should be submitted.
How can senior citizens apply for a passport?
Senior citizens can apply for a passport online following the usual procedure like how we apply for fresh passport. The senior citizen passport comes with a 10 years of validity. Senior citizen can submit the form with the copy of the child’s passport (Above 18 years) who is staying abroad. The parents name should be included in the child’s passport. Passport will be issued to the senior citizen after the submission of the form and police verification.
Students passport – How to apply for students passport
Students can apply for the passport by attesting the address proof of the location they are staying and taking up the course. For example if you are studying in Chennai, you can provide the college id proof , along with the hostel address proof and apply for passport in any of the passport seva khendras in Chennai. You should also attest a Bonafide letter from the authorized signatory of your college.
Validity of the passport
The adults passport is valid for 10 years and minors passport is valid for 5 years or till they attain the age of 18. For the minors between the age of 15 -18 years can apply for a passport with 10 years of validity or for a passport that is valid till the age of 18 years only. Once you passport is expired you should apply for the re-submission of the passport. You can do this procedure online by attesting necessary documents with the application form. If you passport in going to expire, you can apply for re-submission of passport one year before the expiry of the passport.
How to endorse spouse name in the passport.
You can add the spouse name in the passport by applying for re-submission. You have submit necessary documents related to your marriage like the marriage certificate or the wedding invitation or the photo of you both. These documents should be attached with the photocopy of your current passport.
You want to make change in your name, date of birth or any others changes you have to apply for re-submission of passport with the necessary documents for the name change, address change, date of birth and other details attached with it.
Hope this article has given you all the details about the students passport, minor passport, senior citizen passport, making changes in the passport and the validity of passport.