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Procedure to apply Indian Passport Application of new born in London(UK)

Recently I’ve to apply Indian passport for my new born baby from London. Though there are couple of sites, which provide step by step  information, how to do the same. But finding some of the information is either incomplete or little outdated. Still there are very useful blogs/sites. In this post, I’m not going to repeat the information provided. I’d suggest to visit these sites(links given below) and come back in case of doubts. May be I’ve faced same issue(s) and this post could provide pointers for the same:

Birth Registration- Links 1

Birth Registration- Links 2

Passport Application

Few pointers for main passport application :

    1. Link of passport application site is :
    2. In home page of above site, it is mentioned, to apply passport, you’ve to click on folllowing link, once logged-in
        • “Apply for Ordinary Passport/Emergency Certificate/Police Clearance Certificate/Surrender of Indian Passport/Diplomatic Passport/Official Passport/Identity Certificate”
        • There is no such link you will find, once you’re logged in as shown below:)
    3. You’ve to click ‘Apply for Ordinary Passport’ link
    4. First page while filling application is self explanatory , where it asks ‘applying for’ fresh passport or Re-issue of passport
    5. In applicant details section, for minor : fill following fields like this : 
      • Marital Status : Single
      • Citizenship of India by : Registration/Naturalization
      • PAN : Keep Blank
      • Voter ID : Keep blank
      • Employment type : Not Employed(if new born or could be Student)
      • Educational qualification : 7th pass or less( Most relevant option should be filled)
      • Is either of your parent (in case of minor)/spouse, a government servant?* : Fill accordingly
      • Is applicant eligible for Non-ECR category?*  : Yes 
      • No need to fill fields like ‘visible distinguishing mark or Aadhar
      • No need to take undertaking I agree etc as you’re not providing Aadhar.
    6. Ensure first address in Applicant Address  Details is Indian address You can give 2nd address as your UK address  
    7. Emergency contact could be of your Spouse/Partner/Friend/Relative of UK(preferably) or India.
    8. In All other following pages, Nothing major, you might be clicking ‘No’ on all of questions.