Apply For Fresh Passport


Apply for a Fresh Passport with Amsham Travels

At one point or another, we may be required to travel from our country to tour a different country, seeking medical services, advancing studies, widening our business territories or even visiting our loved ones. It is then that we are required to produce a legal document that may be familiar or not to us; passport.

A passport is a vital document needed for anyone wanting to travel out of the country. It is required that you present this document at the airport to the officials in charge of airline and tickets so that they allow or deny you to travel. A passport is required of everyone requiring traveling abroad. Both adults and children should have one. Apart from using it in instances where you have forgotten your national identification or is lost, you will only require using a passport when traveling outside the country. Needless to say, you will not travel without it.How to apply Passport.

The increase in globalization and growth of the economy has seen the demand for passport rise immensely than before. Seeing this, the ministry of external affairs (MEA), created a Passport Seva Project (PSP) in 2010. This was to curb the challenges that Indians went through when acquiring one. It gives the simple, efficient and transparent process of application and delivery of passport and related services like solving complaints arising from the process. It is an integrated system of government officials, state police and India posts for delivery of passports.
Under the passport act of 1967, the government is the only body that can issue passports and they can give an ordinary passport, diplomatic passport or official passport. It is also mandated to issue an emergency certificate or certificate of identity for the same purposes.
The following are different types of passports and their characteristics:

Ordinary passport

  •  It is the most common passport given to all regular Indians to facilitate their international travel
  •  It has a blue cover
  •  It has 36 pages but sometimes 60.
  •  It is normally valid for ten years only
  •  Renewal of it will take it another ten years

Diplomatic passport

  •  Distinguished by its maroon cover
  •  It is issued to government members like judiciary, diplomats, statutory bodies, official couriers
  •  It is given to any other person that have been authorized by the government

Official passport

  • Covered White
  •  Issued to non-gazette servants
  •  Issued to any person that has been authorized by the government
  •  Issued to any government deputed person in abroad on government business

What should you know about a passport?

  •  Your passport should always be updated when it is 6months to the expiry date. Otherwise, you will not make any travel.
  •  Indian passport is the only identifier that you are Indian in any foreign country
  •  Report any stolen, missing or destroyed passport immediately. You can file your report at a police station, passport issuing authority or Indian mission abroad.
  •  Upon renewal of the new passport, the old ones are canceled
  •  Minor passports are issued without police verification. All young adults or children below 18 years are minors.
  •  Minors of 15-18 years have two options: to either apply for passport valid till they are 18 or apply ten-year passport that is subject to police verification and attracts higher application fee.
  •  One can always apply for emergency passport through Tatkaal scheme

How to apply for Fresh Passport Us

We at Amsham Travels provide complete assistance in applying for passport. You can upload the required scanned documents through our online application form or can be sent through e-mail to We will check for completeness and let you know the further procedures.

An applicant is required to submit the below when applied for a Fresh passport.

  • Birth Proof – Birth Certificate/Transfer/School leaving/Matriculation Certificate issued by the school/Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar/ Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC)/PAN Card /Driving License ( Need any 1 Document)
  • Residence proof – Aadhaar Card / Water Bill / Telephone (landline or postpaid mobile bill)/ Electricity bill/ Income Tax Assessment Order/Election Commission Photo ID card/ Proof of Gas Connection/ Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letter head/ Registered Rent Agreement /Photo Passbook of running Bank Account  ( Need any 2 Document)
  • Educational proof –You have to provide the educational proof if you belong to Non- ECR category and the following are lists of documents to prove that you belong to Non-ECR category.The abbreviation for ECR is Emigration Check Required and for Non-ECR is Emigration Check Not Required. As per the rule of Emigration Act, 1983, no citizen of India can be entered to any other country until if one gets the emigration clearance. Each country has its strict rules about Emigration Clearance for the entry of foreign nationals.
     the documentary proof for Non-ECR category 10th + 12th + degree certificate ( if completed )
  • Marriage proof – Marriage certificate or marriage invitation ( if married)
  • Two Reference -Name, Address & Phone no
  • Local Area Police Station Name

Given you meet all the requirements, then you are eligible to get Indian passport without any struggle.

 Fresh Passport Application  Fee

Category: Adult (36 pages in Passport)

  • Age group: Above 18 years of age
  • Validity: 10 years
  • Number of Pages: 36 pages
  • Normal Scheme: Rs. 1,500/-
  • Tatkaal Scheme: Rs. 3,500/-

Category: Adult (60 Pages in Passport)

  • Age group: Above 18 years of age
  • Validity: 10 years
  • Number of Pages: 60 pages
  • Normal Scheme: Rs. 2,000/-
  • Tatkaal Scheme: Rs. 4,000/-

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