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01 Apr 2020

Indian Passport Renewal in USA

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Renew Indian Passport

If you’re an Indian passport holder (i.e. an Indian citizen), your passport may be expiring soon. It’s crucial you keep a valid passport, as you can’t travel on any international flight without a valid passport. Passport renewals are usually in 10 year intervals (you’ll get a 10 year extension). However, if you’re running out of pages in your passport, you will need to go through the renewal process to get a new passport book.

When you renew your passport, you will be given your old passport book back. Keep this! If you have valid visas in your passport, you can still use those (you’ll need to travel with both passports). And the stamps are important information for when you are applying for visas e.g. the US visa application process asks for all your previous entries to the US.

The process can largely be done online. You can ask for a passport reissue India online through the website. After that, submit your documents and you’re set!

Here we’ll look at some steps you need to take to renew your passport.

CKGS passport renewal USA

If you are renewing your passport in the US, you will have to go through a CKGS (Cox and Kings Global Services) center. All Indian passport related matters are handled by CKGS, and individual Indian consulates no longer accept passport related services directly. The process of CKGS passport renewal USA is the same across the US.

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Important Information about Indian Passport Renewal Process

  • You can apply for a passport online India
  • Indian passport renewal is straightforward, but plan to do it 4-5 months before your travels.

How to renew passport in USA

Follow these three steps to renew passport in USA:

Step 1:
Identify the consular jurisdiction you’re in. For example, if you’re looking to get passport renewal NYC India done, choose New York.

Step 2:
Submit the required documents (below).
  • Complete the online passport application India (Online Application form)
  • Select ‘Re-issue of Passport’ as the service required
  • Complete the BLS Order form
  • Attach the supporting documents

Step 3: Pay Passport Renewal Fee

Renew passport in Canada

Read about how to renew passport in Canada here.

Indian passport renewal fees

Indian passport renewal fees are $3 for the government, $19.95 for CKGS service fee.

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