Further “requirement of carrying old and new passports along with the OCI card has been done away. Henceforth, the OCI card holders travelling on the strength of their existing OCI card bearing old passport number are not required to carry their old passport. However, carrying a new passport is mandatory.”
Do I need to carry Cancelled passport?
Re: Do i need to carry both my passports? If both passports are from the same country, then you need only take the current one, especially if the visa is in the new one. The expired passport would be useless.
Do we need to carry all old passports?
Travelers must carry their old passports while traveling, as it can be demanded by immigration authorities of their own country as well as of the destination country. Inability to produce your old passport may lead to unnecessary questioning, delay in clearing immigration or deportation altogether.
Do we need to keep old passport in India?
It is necessary to carry your old passport when you want to get your passport renewed. The number on the passport will remain the same, only the validity will be changed in the passport. The changes will be made to the existing/old passport and will be returned as a renewed passport.
What happens if I don’t surrender my Indian passport?
Those who fail to surrender their Indian passport after acquiring foreign citizenship may face the following penalties. $250 penalty if passport expired after January 1, 2005 and 3 or more years have passed between naturalization date and present date.
What do I do if my passport is Cancelled?
Yes, in most cases, we will return the old, canceled passport to you. The old passport may be sent separately from your new passport. We recommend keeping your old passport in a safe place as it is considered proof of your U.S. citizenship.
Is visa valid on Cancelled passport?
The visa will remain valid even if it is in your old, cancelled passport. Please note, however, that when travelling to the US, you will need to carry your new passport and your old passport with the valid US visa.
Can I carry 2 passports?
Can You Have Two Passports from Different Countries? Yes, many countries allow their citizens to hold more than one nationality. This means travelers can potentially hold a passport for each country they are a citizen of. Some people are automatically considered dual citizens from birth.
Can I travel on my old passport?
All 28 countries in the European Union require that your passport is valid for at least three months after the day you leave. HM Passport Office recommend that on the day you travel you have at least 6 months left on your passport.
Can I travel with new passport and visa on old passport?
In case of passport reissue, the new passport will be released while the old passport will be cancelled and returned. However, any of the active visas on the old passport will still be valid and can be used till expiry of the particular visa.
What should I do with my old Indian passport?
You have to fill up the Passport Application Form and apply for “Re-issue of Passport”. Fresh police verification is initiated if the passport has expired more than three years ago. Hence, fresh police verification will be required in your case.
Is expired passport a valid ID for Aadhar card?
You can apply for an Aadhaar card if you have a valid proof of identity (PoI) such as PAN card, passport, voter ID card etc., valid proof of address (PoA) such as passport, bank statement/passbook, voter ID, driving licence etc. and date of birth proof.
Can Indian passport be renewed after expiry?
You can apply for a re-issue of passport up to 1 year before the expiry and not earlier. However, in case of any change of personal particulars, lost/damaged, Exhaustion of pages you may apply for re-issue of passport.
Can I surrender Indian passport in India?
Yes, expired passports too can be presented for surrendering. (Surrender is allowed only for latest passport held by the applicant). Surrender will not, however, be allowed for Impounded, Revoked, Suspended, and Cancelled (against Re-issue) passports.
How can I cancel my Indian passport?
Complete the online application form by selecting the correct Renunciation related services, print it, and sign it. By clicking on the link, you will be directed to the website of Passport Seva (Consular, Passport & Visa Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.)