Documents required for Fresh Indian Passport for Adults

Passport is indeed an important and necessary document for identity and clearance of all of us as Indian citizens.

In my previous blog, I have covered the guided tour on how to apply for passport online in India. Next, we’ll see what documents required for passport application in India.

In that, our first topic in that will be – Documents required for fresh passport for adults.

You see, type of passport and applicant category is different. So, the documents depend on whether you’re an adult, a minor or senior citizen.

Furthermore, documents required for Fresh Passport for adults also based on various applicable cases that they choose.

So, here “Freaky Thoughts” has come with a fruitful guidance making you aware of what documents you require for fresh passport for adults:

Documents required for fresh passport for Adults

When you apply for passport online, proof of address and proof of date of birth are the basic and must include documents.

Here is the list of acceptable documents as proof of address and proof of date of birth:

Proof of Address

Proof of Date of Birth

Water bill Birth Certificate provided by the Municipal Corporation,
Or by the Registrar of Births and Deaths,
Or any prescribed authority that has been authorized under the Registration of Birth and Deaths Act, 1969.
Telephone bill (landline or postpaid mobile bill) School leaving/transfer certificate by recognized education board or school last attended.
Election Commission Photo ID or Voter ID card Aadhaar card / E-Aadhaar
Electricity Bill Election Commission of India issued Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC).
Proof of Gas Connection PAN card
Income Tax Assessment Order Driving License
Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letter head Confirmation of Date of Birth by the declaration of Head of the Orphanage/Child Care Home on their official letter head of the organization
Rent Agreement Policy Bond with the DOB of the holder issued by the Public Life Insurance Corporations/Companies
Aadhaar Card Pay Pension Order (in case of retired government servants), an extract of the service record (for government servants), that is duly attested/certified by the officer/in-charge of the Administration of the concerned Ministry/Department of the applicant
Passbook with photograph (Photo Passbook) of running bank account in any public sector banks, private sector banks and regional rural banks.  
Passport copy of Spouse. (first and last page of the passport having family details and applicant’s name as spouse of passport holder, applicant’s present address matches spouse’s address on passport)  

These 2 are the must necessary documents to be attached with your passport application for fresh Indian passport. You can attach any one of this list.

Applicable cases for Fresh Passport for Adults

For further relevant cases to your profile, visit the “Document advisor” where you can select the different cases applicable to you and get the relevant documents for passport.

documents required for fresh passport for adults

Just select the type of application – normal, applicant category – Adult and if you’re eligible for Non-ECR category then YES, else NO. Check if you fall into Non-ECR category or not.

documents required for fresh passport for adults

On next, it will ask you to choose relevant cases of you, select any one. If none is applicable, then choose “None of the Above”. You’ll get the detail of each case and what documents you need for it.

Reference from “Indian Passport” official website Passport Seva.