About Us Surrender of Indian Passport and Relinquishment of Indian Citizenship

Surrender of Indian Passport and Relinquishment of Indian Citizenship

A person holding India Passport who has acquired foreign nationality has to surrender his/ her Indian passport and has to apply for Surrender Certificate of Indian Passport as per instructions given below:

  • Fill in the required details in the form and submit online. Take the print out of online submitted application, paste two photos with white background and frontal view and submit with the following documents at BLS International:
  • Valid Indian passport in original, along with previous Indian passports if any, and photocopies of first and last page(s) and pages containing valid visa and other observations.
  • Valid foreign passport, along with previous foreign passports if any, and photocopies of pages first two and last two pages and pages containing valid visa and other observations.

Note:

  • Penalty will be levied for reasons of possessing Indian passport concurrently with other country’s passport, if any, beyond the permissible period of 3 months.
  • Please note the grace period of three months is reckoned from the date of obtaining nationality/citizenship of another country irrespective of the date of issue of passport from that country.
  • Applicants are advised to complete the forms of changing passport/other visa related formalities at the earliest possible from the date of issue of such letter of citizenship from that country.

 

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