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Online Passport Registration at Indian Missions/Posts for NRIs Click here to fill online
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Passport Application Checklist

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Nationality Verification Form


 Nationality Verification Form / Performa For Verification of Nationality / Personal Particulars Form

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 Need Help – Sample Nationality Verification Form

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Affidavit for Minor Application

 Affidavit of Applicant Parents for Passport for Minor Child

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Change in Appearance and Signature

Affidavit for Change in Appearance and Signature

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Affidavit for Lost, Damaged or passport expired for more than 6 months

 Affidavit for Lost/Damaged and Passport Expired for more than 6 Months

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4 Point Affidavit (For Houston Jurisdiction Only)

 4 Point Affidavit (For Houston Jurisdiction Only)

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Dear Applicant / Information Seeker,

The following additional documents are mandatory for only Postal Applications (for complete requirement of documents please refer to the website)

1. Please print & attach the shipping label, outside the envelop which is receive as an attachment in email after completing the order form.
2.
After filling up the order form, Please print and include the copy of the order form which is received in email along with the supporting documents in the envelop.
3. Valid email address and phone number, preferably mobile number listed on the Order Form.
4. Valid Return shipping label for sending the documents back.

The following additional documents are mandatory for only Walk In Applicants (for complete requirement of documents please refer to the website)

1. Printout of the complete filled BLS Services Order Form to be carried
2. Valid email address and phone number, preferably mobile number listed on the Order Form
3. Walk in applications with appointment only. Please note that only Emergency Visa Applications may be entertained without an appointment.

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Customers/Applicants are strongly advised not to pay more than the prescribed fee for the availed services as mentioned in the website.

Assisting individuals, groups and professionals for Passport Services

  • Tatkal Applications

    As per instructions from Embassy Of India, Washington DC, Tatkal applications by post can not be accepted at any BLS Application Center. Any postal applications requesting Tatkal service will be sent back using prepaid supplied with application. Applicants must submit their Tatkal application in person only. Submission time for Tatkal applications are from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM.

    Click here for further details on Tatkal services.

    Sorting Order

    Dear Applicant

    We request you to kindly arrange the documents as per the order provided below.

    Important notes:

    • Do not staple or clip the documents
    • Paste all Photographs wherever applicable

    1.Online Application Form.
    2.BLS Order Form.
    3.National Verification Form as per your category.
    4.Passport copies First Five and last two pages
    5.Visa copies notarized
    6.Notarized Address proof as per your jurisdiction
    7.Notarized Marriage Certificate and First and last page of Passport if applicable
    8.Notarized Affidavit -Change of Appearance, Lost, Damaged, and passport expired for more than 6 Months, Deed poll Affidavit,  if applicable
    9.Copy of shipping label.This is only for postal application
    10. Any other additional document as per your Category 

    This is not complete list as this would help concerned staff to process application on timely basis. You can visit Passport Online Application for detail information.

    Click to download the checklist

    Exception:

    Applicants who have already applied by mail before August 31, 2013, OR have booked an appointment before August 31, 2013 (irrespective of the actual appointment date) are not required to fill the order form and BLS will process their applications.

    For further details, Click Here

  • Instructions for Applicants sending Applications through Post

    1. Please allow 7 – 10 days for processing of your application and the status to be visible on the website once the application is received at the BLS office

    2. Please do not include personal checks. The payment has to be through Money Order only

    3. In case any documents are found missing / insufficient, your application shall be retained for a period of 10 working days during which attempts to contact you will be made. If however we are unable to contact you during the 10 days period, your application shall be returned duly with the fee paid less BLS service charge and return shipping fee, if any.

  • Updates and Notices

    Important Notice

    Consulate General of India
    Houston

    Dated 02 January 2015

    In view of the fact that this Consulate is getting Passports printed using the Centralised Indian Passport Printing System (CIPPS) in India, this is to notify all the applicants that the normal processing time for a fresh issue/re-issue of passport under tatkal and emergency services would be a minimum of 7 working days from the date of receipt of application at the Consulate. Applicants are hereby advised to keep this timeline in view and apply well in advance.

    2. Applicants have the option of seeking a one way 'Emergency Certificate' (EC) travel document in case of distress/crisis. For EC, please visit the link:

    http://www.cgihouston.org/page/display/94

    Important Notice

    Embassy of India, Washington DC
    Consular Wing


    Public Advisory Click Here to View

    Important Notice

    For all passport applicants, if you have answered "YES" to para 21 (i) of the online passport applicant print-out, you are required to complete an undertaking and submit notarized copy of the same along with other documents required for passport application.

    Click here to download the undertaking...


    Issued by the Ministry of External Affairs of India regarding Machine Readable Passports

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    To schedule an appointment, please fill the order form


    BLS Order Form... Click here to know more

    2013-08-31


    Reprint Order Form / Shipping Label Click here

    2013-08-31

    Illegal use of “Thuraya” Satellite phones in India

    2013-07-12 12:13:16


    The use/operation of any Telegraph services/devices including wireless is regulated by the Indian Telegraph Act 1885. As per the existing guidelines issued by DoT, Inmarsat Satph...

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    Updates for Atlanta

    2013-05-12 23:31:58

    1. The following (13 columns- given below) of the application form should be printed and there should not be any overwriting. In case..... Read More

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Indian Passport Application Center

  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at Washington DC Application Center

    Bermuda, Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia

    BLS India Passport, USA
    800 K Street NW
    Suite MR-12
    Washington, D.C. 20001


    Center Timing: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
    Submission timings : 9:00 AM -2:00 PM EST
    Pickup Hours: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Monday-Friday
    Phone Hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST Monday-Friday
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at New York, NY Application Center

    Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

    BLS India Passport USA
    28 West 30TH Street
    Suite 202
    New York, NY 10001

    CENTER TIMING : 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST Monday - Friday

    Appointment hours for dropping off applications are between 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM

    * We accept applicants by appointment only except in cases of  documented emergency.  
    Appointments can be made after completing  your order form on our website.

    LUNCH TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

    PICKUP HOURS: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST Monday-Friday

    PHONE HOURS: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST Monday-Friday
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at San Francisco, CA Application Center

    Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

    BLS India Passport, USA
    4837 Geary Blvd
    San Francisco, CA 94118

    SUBMISSION TIMING : 9:00 AM - 200 PM PST Monday - Friday
    LUNCH TIME:
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PST
    PICKUP HOURS: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM PST Monday-Friday

    Appointment hours for dropping/verification of applications are between 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    * We accept applicants by appointment only except in cases of documented emergency.
    Appointments can be made after completing your order form on our website
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at Chicago, IL Application Center

    Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin

    BLS India Passport USA
    29 East Madison St
    Suite 1203
    Chicago, IL 60602


    Center Timing: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
    Lunch Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
    Passport pickup: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST Monday-Friday
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at Houston, TX Application Center

    Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Nebraska

    BLS India Passport, USA
    9800 Northwest Fwy,
    Suite 602
    Houston, TX 77092


    Submission Timing: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
    Lunch Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
    Passport pickup: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST Monday-Friday
  • Note : Applicant residing in following region should apply at Atlanta, GA Application Center

    Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virgin Islands

    BLS India Passport, USA
    5881 Glenridge Dr
    Ste 180 1st floor
    Atlanta GA - 30328

    Submission Timing: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
    Lunch Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
    Passport pickup: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST Monday-Friday


    No Tatkal Service See the detailed instructions- http://www.indianconsulateatlanta.org/page/display/48

    The following (13 columns- given below) of the application form should be printed and there should not be any overwriting. In case..... Read More