Address Proof for Passport-India

Address Proof for Applying Passport – New Rules, This is in effect stands effective from January 1, 2014. However, the notice issued on December 31, 2013.

Private Banks statements will not be accepted.

Bank Statements of Only PSU Banks


* Allahabad Bank

* Andhra Bank

* Bank of Baroda

* Bank of India

* Bank of Maharashtra

* Canara Bank

* Central Bank of India

* Corporation Bank

* Dena Bank

* Indian Bank

* Indian Overseas Bank

* Oriental Bank of Commerce

* Punjab National Bank

* Punjab and Sind Bank

* Syndicate Bank

* Union Bank of India

* United Bank of India

* UCO Bank

* Vijaya Bank

* IDBI Bank

* State Bank of India

* State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur

* State Bank of Patiala

* State Bank of Hyderabad

* State Bank of Mysore

* State Bank of Travancore


* Voter identity card

* Telephone bill (landline or post-paid mobile bill, BSNL or MTNL. At least two — one from previous year, other from current year)

* Electricity bill (at least two — one from last year, other from current year; not applicable for tenants)

* Proof of gas connection

* Certificate from employers on letterheads (only public limited companies can provide address proof on company letterhead along with its seal. Computerized printouts not accepted)

* Spouse’s passport copy (first and last page, including family details, provided the applicant’s present address matches the one mentioned in the spouse’s passport)

* Current and valid ration card (if any applicant submits only ration card as address proof, it should be accompanied by one more proof of address from the given categories)

* Parents’ passport copy, in case the applicant is a minor

* Aadhaar card (If your Aadhaar card was issued less than a year before your passport application processing date, it should be accompanied by one more proof of address from the mentioned categories)

* For minor applicants, present address proof document in the name of parent(s) can be submitted

— Source: Ministry of external affairs website


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