Affidavit for issue of passport to a minor child in India

For a minor child who is living in India and one of his parents are living abroad, an Affidavit from the parent living abroad is required to be submitted to the concerned Passport Office in India together with the passport application form for obtaining an Indian passport for the child.  A Sample format of the affidavit is available at the link AFFIDAVIT FOR ISSUE OF PASSPORT TO CHILDREN BORN IN INDIA.  Submit the following documents to attest the signature on this affidavit from the Embassy:

  •  Affidavit in original together with the duly filled in form for Miscellaneous Services and prescribed fees.
  •  The original passport and a photocopy of the relevant pages of the passport.
  •  Affidavit is to be signed in the presence of the Consular Officer at the time of submission of application
Attestation of Power of Attorney or documents from individuals, companies and organizations
  •  Power of Attorney document together with the duly filled in form for Miscellaneous Services and prescribed fees.
  •  Power of Attorney to signed in the presence of the Consular Officer of the Embassy.
  •  A colour passport size photograph of the executant to be pasted near the signature of the executant.
  •  Proof of identity (original passport) and photocopies of the relevant pages.
  • If the Power of Attorney has already been notarized by the Brunei Notary Public, then it has to be attested by the Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Brunei Darussalam before its submission to the High Commission for attestation together with the Miscellaneous Services form and prescribed fees.

Attestation/Legalisation of documents issued by the Indian authorities:

Diplomas, Degrees, Mark-sheets, Marriage Certificates, Birth Certificates, Divorce Decrees etc issued by the authorities in India are attested by the High Commission subject to the condition that the documents have already been attested by the Consular Section, CPV Division, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.  The CPV Division is located in Patiala House, New Delhi.

 Following are the requirements to be fulfilled:

  • Apply on Miscellaneous Services form together with the document to be attested.
  • Proof of identity such as Passport.
  • A photocopy of the Proof of identity.
  • Applicable fees.

 Attestation of documents originating from authorities in Brunei Darussalam

 The following procedure will apply:

  • The document should be attested by the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Brunei Darussalam before their submission to the High Commission.
  • Apply on Miscellaneous Services form together with the document to be attested.
  • Proof of Identity (Passport etc.)
  • A photocopy of the Proof of Identity.
  • Applicable fees.

Registration of new born child for Indian nationality/Birth

The birth of new born child is to be registered online under the link: http://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in

Please note that the registration has to be done within a period of one year from the date of birth.  Permission of authorities in India is required if the registration is delayed beyond a period of one year.

In case, parents are applying for registration of birth of their child and applying for a Birth Certificate, this application is to be clubbed together with the application for Indian passport for the new-born child.

For documents are required for registration of child as Indian national:

  • Print out of the registration done on line.
  • Birth certificate issued by Brunei authorities duly attested by the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Brunei Darussalam.
  • Parents passports and photocopies of relevant pages of the passports.
  • Marriage certificate of parents and a photocopy thereof.
  • Affidavit of parents stating that any other nationality has not been acquired for the child.
  • Prescribed fees.
  • To claim Indian nationality, at least one of the parents should be an Indian national.

Police Clearance Certificate

The applicant should submit the following documents with the application on Miscellaneous Service form duly filled in:

  • One recent passport-size photograph.  The photograph should have front of the applicant against light background to be pasted on the application form.
  • Original Indian passport and photocopies of the relevant pages.
  • Prescribed fees.

Life Certificates

  • The applicant needs to fulfill the following conditions:
  • Application on Miscellaneous Services form.
  • Present himself in person to the Consular Officer.
  • Proof of identity (passport etc.) and a photocopy thereof.
  • This service is provided free of cost.

 

Address

The High Commission of India

"Baitussyifaa", Simpang 40-22, Jalan Sungai Akar, Bandar Seri Begawan, BC 3915 Brunei Darussalam

Ph      : +673 233 9947 / 233 9685
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