Passport is a document that allows individuals to travel to other countries across the world under the protection of their home country. This important documents contains details of the individual such as their name, address, signature and others and serves as an important proof of identity and address. The Indian passport can be procured by every Indian citizen regardless of their age.
Availing a passport is simple process. Applicants will have to visit the Passport Seva Kendra Office closest to them and procure the necessary forms and fill it. These forms can also be downloaded from the official Passport Seva Kendra website. Once these forms are submitted, applicants will have to visit the Passport Seva Kendra on the designated day along with the necessary documents. Once their interview is successfully completed and all necessary documents verified, applicants will receive their passport by post.
However, there are times when certain details in the passport will have to be changed after the passport has been issued. This article will touch upon the steps that an applicant will have to follow is he/she has to change sex in their passport.
Steps to change details:
- Applicants will have to avail Form No.2 from the Passport Seva Kendra Office or the website which is meant for miscellaneous services.
- If individuals are applying for the same online then they will opt for ‘Reissue of Passport’ and get the change done in the personal particulars section.
- Necessary documents will have to be provided after which an appointment will be scheduled at the office.
- Individuals will also have to provide an authority letter signed by applicant based on Annexure.
- After all the verification is complete individuals will receive the corrected passport.
- Duly completed and Notarized Application Form
- Proof of address
- Proof of identity
- Original passport with a photocopy of the first two and last two pages that have been self attested
- Sworn affidavit regarding the sex change
- Certificate from the hospital where individual underwent a sex change operation from
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