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Monday, July 24 2017
Birth Certificate not mandatory for Passport

Government announces Birth Certificate no longer mandatory for Passport Application, PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Matriculation Certification, E-Aadhaar Driving License, Voter I-Card, or LIC Policy Bond made valid

The Government has made it simple way for Indians to get the Passport. The Government has announced that it is not mandatory to use Birth certificate for Passport Application. The Government has declared that the PAN and Aadhaar can be used instead of Birth Certificate for Passport Application.

According to the 1980 Passport rules, Birth Certificate was mandatory for the application for Passport who was born after January 1, 1989. But now the rule is changed, for Passport Application the Candidates can use following documents

PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Matriculation Certification, E-Aadhaar Driving License, Voter I-Card, or LIC Policy Bond.

The Government employees can give their Service and Pension Card. Minister VK Singh says that by following these rules the application process for Passport will become easier.

Moreover, the ten percent discount will be given to below 8 years and above 60 years people in Passport fees.

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