Passport Services
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  1.  Issue of Passports on Expiry
  2.  Registration of Birth and Issue of Passports to Minors
  3.  Duplicate Passport in lieu of Lost/Damaged Passports
  4.  Change of name
  5.  Change of name subsequent to marriage / remarriage / divorce / death of spouse
  6.  Change in Appearance
  7.  Change of Date of Birth/Place of Birth
  8.  Emergency Travel Document


All incomplete and wrongly filled applications for consular services will be returned at the applicant's cost at this leads to undesirable and avoidable delays.Applicants are adviced to read the instruction carefully before submitting them.

General guidelines for Indian Passport Holders

  • For online Passport Application Form: [http://www.passport.gov.in/nri/Online.do]. This form should be used in case of all the Passport related services mentioned in this webpage.

  • Requirement of photograph (photograph specifications) for Passport: https://passport.gov.in/oci/Photo-Spec-FINAL.pdf

  • Your Passport is a valuable document. It should always be either in your own custody or in the custody of a person duly authorized by you. If lost or destroyed, the fact and circumstances should be immediately reported to the nearest Indian Mission and the local police.

  • Always keep a photocopy of your passport in a safe place and submit the same while requesting for duplicate passport. Without a copy of the passport, issue of duplicate passport may be delayed.
  •  Your passport can be impounded or revoked by the Government of India under the provisions of the Passports Act 1967 in which case you will have to surrender the passport to the nearest Indian Passport Authority.

  •  If you have acquired foreign citizenship, please surrender the Indian passport to the nearest Indian Mission and apply for renunciation of Indian citizenship. The Indian passport is returned to the applicant after cancellation. The cancelled Indian passport and renunciation slips should be kept in safe custody as these may be required at the time of applying for Overseas Indian citizenship/Person of Indian Origin cards /Indian visa, etc. for the first time.
  • " If applying by mail/currier, please send (or deliver) a duly paid courier (Fedex/DHL) envelope along with consular service application to the address:

    Consular Section

    Embajada de La India, Caracas

    Quinta Tagore No. 12 Avenida San Carlos,

    La Floresta. Caracas 1060-A.

    Venezuela "

Guidelines for filling up forms

  • Online submitted passport application form preferably submitted with the passport.

  • It is an offence under the Passports Act 1967 to give false information in the application. Misrepresentation/ suppression of facts, wilful damage of passport and making unauthorized changes in passports may result in denial of passport/ consular service. Incomplete/incorrect applications, applications with inadequate fees or the fees not paid in the prescribed manner will result in denial of service and return of passport at sender's cost.

  • Please write-NO/NOT APPLICABLE, wherever necessary and no column should be left blank. Incomplete forms will be returned at the applicants' risk and cost.

  • If the applicant is holding any other nationality/passport, it should be invariably mentioned in the designated column.

  • All passport application forms for renewal should be accompanied by the Passport to be renewed.

  •  Photocopies of the first two pages and last two pages containing particulars of the Passport holder, names of both the parents and address and Visa page should be attached.

  •  In case, there is change in name, a copy of duly legalised certificate substantiating change of name (like Marriage Certificate) should also be submitted.
  • The applicants should submit a copy of work permit/stay permit/ identity card showing legal status of the applicants in the country of residence.
  • In cases, where the passport has already expired before one year, the applicant should submit an affidavit and may have to appear personally before the Consular Officer (For affidavit, click here) , if so required.
  •  In case, name of spouse is to be added to the Passport, please submit a photocopy of marriage certificate with a request for addition of name.
  • For change of name/surname after marriage/divorce: Please refer to: Change of name/surname after marriage/divorce
  •  A duly paid courier envelope may please be forwarded along with passport applications for return of passports.
  •  All the requests for passport services should be accompanied by bank draft/deposit slips in accordance with the information given in the Fee Schedule
    Fees must not be sent in cash by mail. 

  • If applying by mail/currier, please send (or deliver) a duly paid courier (Fedex/DHL) envelope along with consular service application to the address:

    Consular Section
    Embajada de La India, Caracas
    Quinta Tagore No. 12 Avenida San Carlos,
    La Floresta. Caracas 1060-A.
    Venezuela

  • Emergency Services

    Emergency Services can be provided by the Embassy in genuine cases even on holidays. Charges for the same will be conveyed by the Consular Officer.

Timings of Consular Services

Collection & delivery of Visa, OCI, Passport 
and other consular services

09:00 hours -11:30 hours (working days)

Telephonic queries

1500 hrs to 1600 hrs (Working days)



All Consular queries may be addressed to Consular Wing only

Mr. V. K. Wadhwa

First Secretary (Com. & Cons.)

(+58-212) 285.78.87 / 285.38.06 / 286.64.98 / 285.36.37
com.caracas@mea.gov.in / cons.caracas@mea.gov.in

Ms. Amita Dihiya

Assistant Attaché ( Consular)

(+58-212) 285.78.87 / 285.38.06 / 286.64.98 / 285.36.37
cons1.caracas@mea.gov.in

Ms. Katty Jusbeth Díaz Perez

Assistant (Consular Section)  

(+58-212) 285.78.87 / 285.38.06 / 286.64.98 / 285.36.37

cons2.caracas@mea.gov.in

 

 Contact after Office Hours (4.30 PM to 8.00 AM), Weekends and Holidays

(+58-212) 285-7887 & (+58-212) 285-3806

Contact for emergency related to consular services only:

Cell No.: 0+58-414-221-4724


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