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I have lost my passport.  What should I do ?
Report of the loss

If your passport has been lost or stolen you should immediately report it to the nearest Police Station and forward a copy of the police report to the Controller General of Immigration & Emigration. If applying for a fresh passport, this police report must be submitted along with the application form.

Fine for loss of a valid passport (M series passports are considered valid for 10 years from the date of issue)
  • Passports lost within one year of issue - A fine of Rs. 20,000 in addition to the passport fee.
  • Passports lost after one year of issue - A fine of Rs. 15,000 in addition to the passport fee.
    (This fine is charged only if the relevant  validity period of the passport has not lapsed.)

Who can attest a passport application ?
With effect from 10th August 2015, attesting passport application is no longer required.
 

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