If you hold an Indian passport , which is full or expired or expiring soon, you may need to apply for a passport reissue/ renewal. In this case you need a new Passport or validity extension. To apply for reissue, you need to fill up a new Passport application form.
New passport can be reissued for 10 years.For minors (under 18 Years of age) its 5years.
Normally all passports have the limit of 10 years or 20 years. In case you are holding a short validity Passport, you might apply for the extension of its validity. The validity of an Indian Passport can be extended up to 10 years from the date of its original issue.
Application can be submitted either personally or via mail.
If sending by mail use Certified/Registered/overnight mail. Also include a self-addressed stamped envelope or a prepaid overnight express mail envelope. Fee can be send through money orders, bank drafts or cashier checks (by Mail) drawn in favor of Consulate General of India. (specify the name of the Embassy or Consulate applicable).
If applying in person, then the fee can be paid in cash at the counter of the Embassy/Consulate.
Following are the Indian Consulates, Embassy offices in US, where you can go and renew your passport.
|Embassy/Consulates||Address/Contact information||Consular Jurisdiction|
|Embassy Of India, Washington DC
||2536 Massachusetts Avenue,
Tel: (202) 939-9806
Fax: (202) 797-4693
Maryland, North Carolina,
South- Carolina, Tennessee,
Virginia, West Virginia,
|Consulate General Of India, New York
||3 East, 64th Street, New York,
Tel : 212-774-0600
Fax : 212-861-3788
Massachusetts, New Hampshire,
New Jersey, New York,
Puerto Rico, Rhode Island,
Vermont, Virgin Islands.
|Consulate General Of India, Chicago
||455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive,
#850 Chicago, IL 60611, U.S.A.,
|Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Missouri, North Dakota,
South Dakota, Wisconsin.
|Consulate General Of India, Houston
||1990 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 600 Houston, TX 77056 Tel: (713) 626-2355 Fax: (713) 626-2450, Email :email@example.com||Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas.|
|Consulate General of India, San Francisco
||540 Arguello Boulevard San Francisco,
Tel: (415) 668-0662
Fax: (415) 668-7968
California, Colorado, Hawaii,
Idaho, Montana, Nebraska,
New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon,
Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
The following documents are required to be submitted along with New Passport Application form for a duplicate Passport:
Regional Passport Offices In India
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