The Embassy of India in Tashkent administer the Passport Services for Indian Citizens residing in the Republic of Uzbekistan. The services are broadly classified as under:
With the introduction of Machine Readable Passports (MRP) under ICAO guidelines, endorsements on passports are no longer possible. In all such cases, applicants are required to apply for Reissue of Passport.
GENERAL INFORMATION APPLICABLE TO ALL PASSPORT SERVICES (For Fresh Passport / Reissue Passport / Duplicate Passport / Emergency Certificate (in case of lost/invalid Passport) / Police Clearance Certificate / Nationality Surrender Certificate /Identity Certificate Fresh/Identity Certificate Reissue)
1. Passport Application Forms: Compulsory on-line filling.
Indian citizens living in the jurisdiction of Embassy of India, Tashkent are advised to use the new portal https://portal5.passportindia.gov.in/ henceforth for availing Passport Services.
All applications are required to be completed online. Procedure is as follows:
Applicants are required to do onetime registration at https://portal5.passportindia.gov.in/ (Passport Seva at Indian Embassies and Consulates) and create a USER ID.
Login using the newly created USER ID and fill in the user-friendly application form online at the same portal.
After submitting the form online, take a print out of the application.
Affix photo at the designated place. (Signatures are required to affixed before the Submission Officer of VFS.)
Submit the print out along with required documents and prescribed fee at EOI, Tashkent.
SEPARATE PASSPORTS TO MINOR CHILDREN:
All minor children will need a separate passport valid for 5 years from the date of issue or till 15 years of age whichever is less.
MISCELLANEOUS PASSPORT & CONSULAR SERVICES:
All applicants for miscellaneous Passport and Consular Services are required to fill up a “Miscellaneous Services” form and submit their passports.
CHANGE OF FIRST NAME/FULL NAME:
Applicant has to submit: (a) Court Order or notarized affidavit (b) newspaper clipping of notice in city of applicant’s domicile in Uzbekistan, and (c) newspaper cutting of notice in state of applicant’s domicile in India.
CHANGE TO MARRIED NAME:
Applicant is required to enclose a copy of the marriage certificate, sworn affidavit giving maiden and married names duly notarized by a Notary Public and husband’s passport. In case where first name also changes after marriage, additional requirements as indicated in “change of full name” are to be met.
REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, AND DEATHS are also undertaken by the Embassy.
ALL LOCAL DOCUMENTS FOR ATTESTATION (including attestation of degrees, etc., of students) are required to be initially attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Applicant’s valid passport is also to be submitted.
ATTESTATION OF SIGNATURES ON AFFIDAVITS / POWER OF ATTORNEY, issued by the judicial authorities in India, the documents are required to be attested by Attestation Cell, Ministry of External Affairs, Patiala House, New Delhi. The applicant is also required to submit his passport along with copy of the passport and one copy of the document to be legalized.
WHERE TO APPLY:
Application for passport/consular services can be submitted at Consular Section of the Embassy in Tashkent at the following address:
Embassy of India
16 Kara-Bulak (Vakhshskaya) Street, Mirzo Ulugbek District, Tashkent.
Telephones: (998-71) 140-0983, 140-0997, 140-0998
Fax : (998-71) 140-0999, 140-0987
Email : cons.tashkentmea.gov.in
OBTAINING FORMS -
The application forms for various services can be obtained from Consular wing of the Embassy in Tashkent.
Applications are accepted at the counter between 0930-1200 hours on all working days and delivered between 1630-1700 hours.
In case an applicant desires to apply for any service after 1230 hrs. or on Holidays, an Emergency Fee of USD 35/- is levied. However, it is the discretion of the consular officer to decide what constitutes and emergency.
FEES & MODE OF PAYMENT: [All fees to be paid in US$ and in cash]
|Issue of New Indian Passport||Fee in US $|
|Issue of Passport - 36 pages + 10 years||US$ 75 + 2|
|Issue of Passport - 60 pages + 10 years||US$ 100 + 2|
|Replacement of Ordinary Passport (36 pages) in lieu of damage/stolen Passport||US$ 150 + 2|
|Replacement of Ordinary Passport (60 pages) in lieu of damage/stolen Passport||US$ 175 + 2|
|Fresh Passport for Minor (Below 18 years) for five years||US$ 50 + 2|
|Emergency Certificate||US$ 15 + 2|
|Attestation of documents||US$ 25 + 2|
|Registration of birth||US$ 25 + 2|
|OCI Card||US$ 275 + 3|
|Police Clearance Certificate||US$ 25 + 2|
Note:- Fee once received will not be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or the service refused.
(i) Please read all instructions on the application form carefully before filling it out.
(ii) Application forms should be filled in full, legibly and accurately. Incomplete and illegibly filled forms are returned without service.
(iii) An Indian citizen who acquires Uzbek citizenship should surrender his/her Indian Passport to the Embassy for its cancellation. Possession of both Uzbek and Indian passports is illegal.
Please contact the Consular Section of the Embassy of India for more information and assistance.