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ONLINE PASSPORT APPLICATION

High Commission of Indian, Suva has introduced online system for re-issue of Indian Passport w.e.f. 01.02.2014 for Indians residing in Fiji, Tonga, Tuvalu, Nauru, Kiribati and Cook Islands on work/exemption/permit . Under this system, applicant is required to fill online application by visiting website: http://passport.gov.in/nri/Online.do . After filling online application, print of computer generated application form has to be taken. Applicant has to fill some of the portion of the computer generated form manually and then form is to be submitted at the Mission along with the documents and fee. No fee is to be paid online. Please do not forget to put your signature at the three boxes  and at second page of the application form.


Every Indian national living in Fiji, Tonga, Tuvalu, Nauru, Kiribati, Cook Islands and Vanuatu are required to register themselves with the Mission. This can be done online by visiting URL: http://indianhighcommissionfiji.org/register.php.

 Documents required for re-issue of passport are as below:-

A)        RE-ISSUE OF PASSPORT FOR ADULTS

 (i)        Print out of computer generated application form;

(ii)        4 coloured photographs (recent and 2 inch x 2 inch size) in white background;

(ii)        Photocopy of first and last page of passport;

(iii)       Photocopy of passport’s page having endorsement of work/ Exemption permit;

(v)        A letter from Fiji Immigration Department mentioning that the applicant has neither taken Fiji citizenship nor applied for Fiji citizenship. Those residing in Tonga, Tuvalu, Nauru, Kiribati, Cook Islands and Vanuatu are required to provide this letter from the Immigration department of their country of stay.

(vi)       Applicant is required to submit his original passport along with the application.

(vii)     Applicant is required to fill an undertaking which can be obtained from the Mission or downloaded from the Application Forms section under Consular Section. This application may also be reached using following URL:

           http://indianhighcommissionfiji.org/pdf/Undertaking.pdf

 

PROCESSING TIME: 30 working days

 

Fee: FJD140/ to be paid at counter only.

 

B)        RE-ISSUE OF PASSPORT TO A MINOR CHILD

(i)         Print out of computer generated application form. The application has to be signed by mother and father at the mission. In case of divorced/separated parents, a copy of court order giving custody of the child should be submitted.

(ii)        4 coloured photographs (recent and 2 inch x 2 inch size) in white background;

(iii)       Photocopy of first and last page of passport of child’s parents;

(iv)       Photocopy of passport’s page having endorsement of work/resident permit of parent(s);

 (v)       A letter from Fiji Immigration Department mentioning that the applicant has neither taken Fiji citizenship nor applicant has not applied for Fiji citizenship.

(vi)       Applicant is required to submit his original passport along with the application.

FEE: FJD95/- to be paid at counter only.

PROCESSING TIME: 30 working days

Note: Name of Child’s parents in birth certificate, issued by the Fiji government, should be in accordance to that mentioned either in their marriage certificate or in their Indian Passports.

Both the parents (Mother and Father) of the child has to sign the application in front of Consular officer.

NEW PASSPORT TO A CHILD BORN IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

1.         Government of India has made it mandatory to register online the birth of a child of Indian parents living in Foreign Country. The registration is to be done within one year of birth of child. The new born child will be issued passport only if the child’s birth is registered online. Online registration can be done on this link:

http://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/ic_form_public.aspx ( please select last registration method from the list : Registration of birth of a minor child at an Indian consulate under section 4(1) of the citizenship act, 1955 )

For more information you may visit below mentioned link:

http://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/IcOnline.htm

The documents required to be submitted to the mission for registration after filling online application are:-

1. Dully signed computer generated form. It is advised to upload photograph and signature/thumb impression etc. while feeding data online;
2. Three passport size colour photograph of child;
3. Birth certificate of child
4. Marriage certificate of parents.
5. photocopy of passports of Parents
6. A letter (in original) from Fiji Immigration mentioning that child does not hold Fiji citizenship.
7. Certificate of registration of birth issued by HCI, Suva.

Note: Name of Child’s parents in birth certificate, issued by the Fiji government, should be in accordance to that mentioned either in their marriage certificate or in their Indian Passports.

FEE: FJD 60/-

PROCESSING TIME: 15 days.

2.         Once the child is registered and registration certificate is issued by the Mission, parents can apply for fresh passport for their Child. For this application has to be filled online at: http://passport.gov.in/nri/Online.do .  After filling online application, a signed computer generated application form is to be submitted at the Mission along with the following documents:

 (i)        4 passport size coloured photograph of the child in white background;

(ii)        Photocopy of first and last page of passport of child’s parents;

(iii)       Photocopy of passport’s page having endorsement of work/Exemption permit of parents;

(iv)       Copy of birth certificate issued from concerned department of Fiji

Government;

(v)        Marriage certificate of child’s parents;

(vi)       A letter from Fiji Immigration Department mentioning that the

applicant has not taken Fiji citizenship nor applied for Fiji citizenship.

FEES: FJ$ 95/- 

PROCESSING TIME: 30 working days

Note: Name of Child’s parents in birth certificate, issued by the Fiji government, should be in accordance to that mentioned either in their marriage certificate or in their Indian Passports.

 Both the parents (Mother and Father) of the child has to sign the application in front of Consular officer.

 

This High Commission renders the following passport services to the Indian nationals residing in Republic of Fiji, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands,Nauru and Kiribati. Only select services like issue of Emergency Certificate etc are available for those Indians not resident in Fiji. Fees for various passport services may please be checked from fees circular.

Fresh Indian Passports are issued to the bonafide Indian residents of Republic of Fiji, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands,Nauru and Kiribati at anytime within six months of the date of expiry of the current passports. Requests for renewal of passports before six months of expiry date are considered on a case by case basis. Fresh passports are valid for a maximum period of 10 years. (Please Note: Issue of 20 years validity passports has been discontinued). However, in case of maids, a two-year validity passport is issued initially, which is renewable every two years upto ten years. Maids have to pay the fees only once, i.e. at the time of obtaining fresh passports. Subsequent renewal is free of charge. Three passport size photographs and the Identity Card issued by Fiji authorities are required. Passports for infants are issued only for a duration of five years as facial features of infants change fast.Such passports can also be renewed on expiry of five years. Fresh/ renewal of passports takes a period of four to six weeks. All passports issued are machine readable and printed from India.

Emergency Certitificates are issued in case of lost passports. The application should accompany Police Report.Upon loss of passport, please intimate the nearest police station at once and also contact the Fiji Immigration Office at Vailalevu to obtain a Special Pass to regularize your stay in Fiji without holding a passport. Three photographs are required. Emergency certificates are issued only after establishing the identity of Indian nationals.

Additional Booklets No additional booklets are issued. Instead an individual has to apply for a new passport.

Passport Fee With Effect From 01.10.2012

S/No Services Fees to be charged w.e.f 1st October 2012 F$
1. Ordinary passport (36 pages – 10 years) 140.00
2. Ordinary passport (60 pages – 10 years) 185.00
3. Ordinary passport (36 pages – 5 years) (for children below 15 years) 95.00
4. For issue of fresh or reissue of India-Bangladesh Passport or Passport for any other named Foreign country with a maximum validity of 10 years 95.00
5. Replacement of Passport of 36 pages having validity of 10 years for changes in personal particulars 140.00
6. Replacement of Passport of 60 pages having validity of 10 years for changes in personal particulars 185.00
7. Replacement of Passport of 36 pages for changes in personal particulars for minors below the age of Eighteen years with validity of 5 years or till the minor attains the age of 18 years which ever is earlier 95.00
8. Replacement of Passport of 36 pages having validity of 10 years for deletion of Emigration check required stamp 140.00
9. Replacement of Passport of 60 pages having validity of 10 years for deletion of Emigration check required stamp 185.00
10. Emergency Certificate 35.00
11. Certificate of Identity with maximum validity of 10 years 95.00
12. Additional ordinary passport booklet containing 36 pages initial validity of one year. (no extra fee for renewal after one period till remaining 9 years of validity) 140.00
13. Replacement of ordinary Passport of 36 pages in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen Passport 275.00
14. Replacement of ordinary Passport of 60 pages in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen Passport 320.00
15. Issue of Police clearance certificate or any other miscellaneous service on Passport 50.00
16 Renunciation of Indian Citizenship 315.00


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