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INDIAN PASSPORT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
            All Indian Passport Holders need to fill in online Passport Application Form at link: https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/ when applying for new passport.
Procedure when applying for Indian Passport:

  1. Visit the Global Passport Seva Project Website (https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/) and choose the country VENEZUELA (listed under AMERICAS region). Once you make click in Venezuelan flag it will open the following link: https://portal4.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html if you cannot reach the site please use the following link: https://portal6.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html
  1. Register by clicking on "Register" Link. It will prompt you to activate your registration by clicking on the link received in your registered e-mail ID. Login with the registered login ID and Password on "User Login" link
  1. In the Applicant Home Page, click select the appropriate category of service to be applied and file a new application.
  1. All Columns should be filled in. Please write Not Applicable in case of not concerned. All particulars need to be filled in carefully and correctly since the information would be printed on the new passport accordingly. To change your personal detail/s in Passport, you should follow the required procedure and provide required documents. Kindly ensure to select right category for desired service i.e. RE-ISSUE/ LOST/ DAMAGED or FRESH. Please ensure your given name and surname are stated properly. It is absolutely necessary to use your recent India Passport details whilst filling the Passport Application.
  1. After successful submission of application, take a printout of the online submitted form. Passport Application Form should be submitted in original. Photocopy and scanned copy or email sent copy will not be accepted.
  1. Please ensure all required documents, as per service applied for, are properly attached. Original documents are also required for verification, such as marriage certificate etc.
  1. For delivery by courier please include the prepaid/return airway bill and account number inside the package, addressed to the undermentioned:

Consular Section
              Embassy of India, Caracas
                Av. San Carlos, Quinta Tagore #12
La Floresta, Caracas, Venezuela 1060
Consular Section is open from Monday to Friday in EOI Caracas as follows:
Monday to Friday: 8.00 am to 4.30 pm
Photograph specifications

  1. Background of the photographs should be plain white and the dress should be in dark colour.
  2. Expression of the face should be natural and ears and eyes should be visible.
  3. Photograph must be professional grade, clear and no reflection on face.
  4. The size of the photograph should be 51mm x 51mm (2 inches by 2 inches).
  5. Frontal view of full face, close of head and top of shoulder so that face takes up 60 – 70% of the photograph.
  6. Photograph should not be older than 6 months.

Signature/Thumb impression specifications

  1. Use only blue/ black ball point pen for signature.
  2. Illiterate/minor male applicants should put left hand thumb impression and female should put right hand thumb impression.
  3. Minor’s parents should not put their signature or thumb impression in the specimen signature box.
  4. Declaration must be signed by all applicants.
  5. In case of Passport Application for Minor, Declaration of Parents/Guardian is to be signed by both Parents or Guardian and be notarized.

Standard requirements for all categories of Indian Passport:

  1. Original Passport Application Form, duly filled.
  1. Existing passport along with the self-attested copy thereof.
  1. Two photographs (2”x2”). One photo should be pasted on front page in specific place and one attached on top of application.
  1. Copy of resident permit/visa in country of stay.
  2. Copy of Address Proof of current place of stay (such as Utility Bill/ Rent Lease/ Driving License/ Bank Statement etc).
  3. Fees.

Requirements for Renewal/Re-issue of Passport (in case of expired/exhausted):

  1. Adult:
    1. All the standard requirements as stated above.
  1. Minor:
    1. All the standard requirements along with the undermentioned:
    2. Original Notarized Parental Authorization Letter. (CLICK HERE)
    3. Copy of Passport for both Parents.
    4. Visa/Resident Permit of both Parents.
    5. Birth Certificate (Apostle, if born outside of India).

Requirements for Re-issue/Duplicate of Passport (in case of lost): 

    1. All the standard requirements as stated above along with the undermentioned:
    2. Duly filled Additional details form.
    3. Photocopy of lost passport (if available).
    4. Police report (stating details of incident).
    5. Affidavit by Applicant (stating details of incident).

In case of Minor, please provide the above mentioned along with all documents requested for Minor – Renewal/Re-issue of Passport.
Requirements for Re-issue/Duplicate of Passport (in case of damage): 

  1. All the standard requirements as stated above along with the undermentioned:
  2. Damaged Passport and photocopy of bio-date pages.
  3. Affidavit by Applicant (stating details of damage).

In case of Minor, please provide the above mentioned along with all documents requested for Minor – Renewal/Re-issue of Passport.
Requirements for New Passport (in case of New Born):
Registration of Birth of the new born baby has to be done first in the Embassy of India, Caracas via https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/  
After Registration of Birth is done and Birth Certificate is received, the parents are allowed to apply for New Passport by presenting the following:

  1. All the standard requirements along with the undermentioned:
  2. Duly filled online Birth Registration form with 1 passport size photograph attached.
  3. Duly filled Miscellaneous Form with 1 passport size photograph attached.
  4. Original and copy of Birth Certificate of new born (Apostle, if born outside of India).
  5. Self-attested copies of Indian Passports, Marriage Certificate and Visa/Resident permits of both parents.
  6. Notarized Declaration letter that the child does not hold the passport of any other country.
  7. Notarized Parental authorization letter for applying new passport. (CLICK HERE)

For Fee Structure, kindly visit the link below: http://www.eoicaracas.gov.in/page/fee-schedule-of-consular-services/
For sending applications by Courier please include a return air-way bill in the package and address it to:

Consular Section
          Embassy of India, Caracas
            Av. San Carlos, Quinta Tagore #12
La Floresta, Caracas, Venezuela 1060

Feel free to write us for more details at cons.caracas@mea.gov.in or cons1.caracas@mea.gov.in
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  1. Police Clearance Certificate:

POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE (PCC)
As of recent instructions from the concerned authorities, Police Clearance Certificates (PCC) will only be issued after receipt of fresh police verification. The clearance may take longer time and therefore, it is advised that PCC seekers should apply well in advance.
Procedure for applying for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC):

  1. Visit the Global Passport Seva Project Website (https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/) for the online Police Clearance Application Form. Choose the AMERICAS region, then VENEZUELA  to being your registration. Once you make click in Venezuelan flag it will open the following link: https://portal4.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html if you cannot reach the site please use the following link: https://portal6.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html
  1. Register by clicking on "Register" Link. It will prompt you to activate your registration by clicking on the link received in your registered e-mail ID. Login with the registered login ID and Password on "User Login" link
  1. In the Applicant Home Page, click select the appropriate category of service to be applied and file a new application.
  1. After successful submission of application, take a printout of the online submitted form. PCC Form should be submitted in original. Photocopy and scanned copy or email sent copy will not be accepted.
  2. Attach Two (2) photographs – 2” X 2”.
  1. Self - Attested copy of Bio-data pages of Indian Passport and visa page.
  1. Self-explanatory letter clearly stating purpose of PCC.
  1. Self - attested copy of Address Proof such as Utility Bill/ Rent Lease/ Driving License/ Bank Statement etc.
  1. For Fee Structure, kindly visit the link below: http://www.eoicaracas.gov.in/page/fee-schedule-of-consular-services/  

For sending applications by Courier please include a return air-way bill addressed to:
Consular Section
          Embassy of India, Caracas
            Av. San Carlos, Quinta Tagore #12
La Floresta, Caracas, Venezuela 1060
Feel free to write us for more details at cons.caracas@mea.gov.in or cons1.caracas@mea.gov.in

  1. Surrender of Indian Passport:

Renunciation of Indian Citizenship
The Indian Citizenship Act does not allow dual citizenship. Holding an Indian passport or acquiring an Indian passport or travelling on an Indian passport after acquisition of foreign citizenship constitutes an offence under the Indian Passport Act, and attracts penalties. Indian nationals, who have already obtained citizenship of other countries must renounce/ surrender their Indian passport immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship.
Procedure for applying for Renunciation of Indian citizenship
(Surrender of Indian Passport)

  1. Visit the Global Passport Seva Project Website (https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/) for the online Surrender of Indian Passport Application Form. Choose the AMERICAS region, then VENEZUELA to being your registration. Once you make click in Venezuelan flag it will open the following link: https://portal4.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html if you cannot reach the site please use the following link: https://portal6.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html
  2. Register by clicking on "Register" Link. It will prompt you to activate your registration by clicking on the link received in your registered e-mail ID. Login with the registered login ID and Password on "User Login" link
  1. In the Applicant Home Page, click select the appropriate category of service and file a new application.
  1. After successful submission of application, take a printout of the online submitted form. The Form should be submitted in original. Photocopy and scanned copy or email sent copy will not be accepted.
  2. Attach Two (2) photographs – 2” X 2”.
  1. Original Indian Passport and self - attested copies of bio-data and visa pages.
  1. Current foreign Passport self - attested copy.
  2. Naturalization/Citizenship Certificate
  1. Self - attested copy of Address Proof such as Utility Bill/ Rent Lease/ Driving License/ Bank Statement etc.
  1. For Fee Structure, kindly visit the link below:

http://www.eoicaracas.gov.in/page/fee-schedule-of-consular-services/
Delay in submission (for more than 3 years) of Renunciation Application or Travelling on Indian Passport after obtaining foreign nationality will attract penalty.
For Minor – all the above requirements along with the undermentioned are to  

  1. Self - Attested copies of Bio-data pages of Parents Indian Passport.
  2. Notarized Parental Authorization Letter (Available in Passport Tab under Minor Head).

For sending applications by Courier please include a return air-way bill in the package and address it to:

Consular Section
          Embassy of India, Caracas
            Av. San Carlos, Quinta Tagore #12
La Floresta, Caracas, Venezuela 1060 
Feel free to write us for more details at cons.caracas@mea.gov.in or cons1.caracas@mea.gov.in

  1. Emergency Certificate:

Kindly contact the Embassy of India, Caracas for guidance before applying for this service.
Contact details are as follows:
Consular Section
          Embassy of India, Caracas
            Av. San Carlos, Quinta Tagore #12
La Floresta, Caracas, Venezuela 1060 
Feel free to write us for more details at cons.caracas@mea.gov.in or cons1.caracas@mea.gov.in

Emergency Services

Emergency Services can be provided by the Embassy in genuine cases even on holidays. Charges for the same will be conveyed by the Consular Officer.

Timings of Consular Services

Collection & delivery of Visa, OCI, Passport 
and other consular services

09:00 hours -11:30 hours (working days)

Telephonic queries

1500 hrs to 1600 hrs (Working days)

All Consular queries may be addressed to Consular Wing only


Ms. Amita Dahiya
Attaché ( Consular)

(+58-212) 285.78.87 / 285.38.06 / 286.64.98 / 285.36.37
cons.caracas@mea.gov.in

Mr. Daniel  Achuelos Davis
Assistant (Consular Section)

(+58-212) 285.78.87 / 285.38.06 / 286.64.98 / 285.36.37
cons1.caracas@mea.gov.in

 Contact after Office Hours (4.30 PM to 8.00 AM), Weekends and Holidays
(+58-212) 285-7887 & (+58-212) 285-3806

Contact for emergency related to consular services only:
Cell No.: (+58) 424 1555409