Your passport is considered damaged if the passport number is unreadable,name is illegible,photo is not intact or it is otherwise damaged beyond recognition,multilated or smudged entries or washed out to torn or apparently visible damaged.

Documents Required For Lost Damaged Passport:-

1. Affidavit with details of how a passport got damaged or was lost (Annexure ‘L’)

2. No Objection Certificate (Annexure ‘M’)/Prior Intimation Letter (Annexure ‘N’)

3. Current address (proof)
*Telephone bill
*Certificate from Employer
*Water bill
*Election Photo ID card
*Income Tax Assessment Order
*Passport copy of spouse
*Aadhaar Card
*Parent’s passport copy
*Gas Connection
*Registered Rent Agreement

4. Police report (FIR)

5. Date of Birth (proof)
*Secondary School leaving certificate from the last school attended or an educational           institution which is recognised
*Birth certificate issued by a municipal authority or an authorized office
*Semi-literate or literate applicants: Affidavit sworn before a notary stating the place
and date of birth (Annexure ‘A’)

6. Photocopy of the first and last pages of old passport (ECR/Non-ECR page), if available        (optional)

7. Passport-size photographs

NOTE:-It is important to note that submission of a photocopy of the previous passport is not compulsory. However, pertinent details mentioned in the previous passport such as place of issue, date of issue, passport number and date of expiry should be submitted with
the passport application form. In case an individual does not have the aforementioned details, he should contact embassy officials.



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