Documents required for NECR category

Here you will now about, what non-ECR is. Go through it and you will come to know what non-ECR is and what are the documents required for applying passport under non-ECR ( NCER) category.

Document required for non –ECR

All holders of diplomatic/official Passports

  • No Separate documents required except diplomatic Passport.

All GAZETTED Government servants, their spouses and dependent children

  1. For  Gazetted Government servants
  2.   Identity Certificate as per Annexure A
  3. No  Objection Certificate as per Annexure G

OR

  1. Prior Intimation Letter (PI) as per Annexure H
  2. For souses of gazette government servants
  3. Identity Certificate as per Annexure A

OR

  1. An attested copy of marriage certificate  issue by Registrar of
  2. For dependent children of gazette government servants
  3. Identity Certificate as per Annexure A

OR

  1. Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue birth Certificate Registrar of Births and Deaths.

OR

  1. School leaving certificate/Secondary leaving certificate/Certificateof Recognized Boards from the School last attendant by the applicant or any other recognized education institution

OR

  1. Passport copy of the government servant

All persons having educational qualifications of matriculation and above

All persons above the age of 501 years

  • Matriculation or Higher Education Pass Certificate
  • I)         Birth Certificate issued by the Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue birth and Death Certificate by the Registrar of Births & Deaths

        OR

  1. School leaving certificate/ Secondary School leaving certificate of Recognized Board from the school last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution

All children up to the age of 18 years. (For re-issue of passport after they attain the age of 18 years, documents to prove their non-ECR category has to be submitted, else ECR stamping will be done)

Income tax payers ( including Agricultural Income-Tax payees) in their individual their spouses and dependent children below the age 18 years

  • Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue birth Certificate by Registrar of Birth and Deaths
  • i) Proof of assessment of income tax and actual payment of income tax for the last year

OR

  1. Income Tax return statement ( with income tax being paid by the applicant ) for last one year that is stamped by income tax authorities and a copy of the PAN card

Note i) Proof of payment of advance tax is not sufficient. You need to submit additional documents as specified above

  1. Applications submitting NILL income tax return statement are not eligible.
  2. For spouses, certificate signifying  relation
  3. An attested copy of marriage certificate issue by the Marriage Registrar needs to be submitted. For verification, spouse’s name needs to be endorsed in the applicant’s passport.

OR

  • For dependent children certificate signifying relation
  • Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue Birth Certificate by Registrar of births and Death

OR

  1. School leaving certificate/ Secondary School leaving certificate/ Certificate of Recogized Boards from the school last attended by the applicant or any other recognized education institution.

Persons possessing two years diploma from any institute recognized by the national Council for Vocation Training (NCVT) or State Council of Vocational Training(SCVT), or persons holding three years diploma/equivalent degree from institutions, such as polytechnics recognized by the Central/State Governments of India.

Pass Certificate issued by the Institute

Nurses possessing qualifications recognized under the  Indian Nursing Council Act. 1947

Nursing Certificate

All professional Degree holders, their spouses and dependent children. Examples of professional degree holders are doctors holding MBBS degree or equivalent degree in AYURVED or HOMEPATHY, accredited Journalists, Engineers, chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants, Lecturers, Teacher, Scientists, Advocates, etc.

  1. Certificate of the professional degree held
  2. For spouses, certificate signifying relation
  3. An attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the Marriage Registrar needs to be submitted. For verification, spouse’s name needs to be endorsed in the applicant’s passport
  4. For dependent children certificate signifying relation
  5. Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Authority or any office authorized to issue Birth Certificate by Registrar of Births and Details

OR

  1. School leaving certificate/Secondary School leaving certificate/ Certificate of Recognized Boards from the school last attended by the applicant or any other recognized educational institution.

All persons who have been staying abroad for more than three years ( the period of three years could either in one stretch or broken) and their spouses

  1. Passport copy (first two and last two pages, including ECR/Non ECR page and the page of observation ( if any), made by Passport issuing Authority)
  2. For spouses certificate signifying relation
  3. An attested copy of marriage certificate issued b Registrar of Marriage

OR

  1. Spouse name should be endorsed on each others passport
  2.  Applicant has to submitted a written statement detailing all the dates of exit and entry into India and produce the passport for verification. ( format : Sl. No. Date of Exit. Port of Exit, page Number of passport containing the the stamp, similarly details of corresponding entry. The last column should mention number of days spent outside India. This should be more than three years (1095 days)

Seamen who are in possession of Continuous discharge  Certificate ( CDC), or Sea Cadets and Deck Cadets

  1. Who have passed the final examination of three years B.Sc.Nautical  Sciences courses at T.S. Charnakya,

Mumbai and

  • Who have undergone three months pre-sea training at any of the Government approved training  institutes, Such as T.S. Chanakya, T.S. Rehman, T. S. Jawahar, MTI( SCI) and NIPM, CHENNAI, after production of identity cards issued by the shipping Master at Mumbai/Kolkata/Chennai

Continous Discharge certificate

Persons holding Permanent Immigration Visa, such as the visas of UK, USA and Australia.

Copy of Immigration visas, or the Permanent Resident card of the country of stay.

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