In a statement, the regional passport officer, S. Maniswara Raja, said that so far only a lease registered for a period of more than one year has been accepted as proof of address. However, in order to alleviate the difficulties faced by passport applicants, the Ministry had issued injunctions to accept unregistered rental contracts as well as valid evidence. It should be noted that applicants are only required to provide proof of the current address if they have lived there for a short period of time. However, applicants must recognize all places of residence from the previous year (from the date of completion of the application) in the passport application form. In addition, all documents are only acceptable if they have the correct address. In recent years, there has been a growing demand in different areas to make the filing of proof of address more flexible. The union`s foreign ministry has long received such requests from passport authorities and the public to consider the registered lease as one of the valid documents as proof of address. Passport application documents required: Getting an Indian passport is not much effort, like a few years ago. You can simply apply online, make an appointment and bring all the necessary documents to the nearest passport office. It`s as simple as that. But making sure you have all the right documents is a difficult part. If you don`t have all your documents ready, the process can take a long time.
Therefore, it is always advisable to establish a checklist of all the necessary documents before booking an appointment for a new passport or issuing a new passport. We have established a checklist for you if you want to get a new passport. It should be noted that the documents below are required if you are applying for a new passport in the normal (non-tatkaal) category who is an Indian citizen 18 years of age or older. LDR can be generated by uploading the lost passport information with an ID card to the Tamil Nadu Police Department portal. Proof of address: Any of the following documents may be provided as proof of address for applying for a new passport….