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Grievances pertaining to Consular Services offered by Indian Missions/Posts abroad are being addressed through the new Grievances Monitoring System (MADAD) of MEA

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Jurisdiction : The jurisdiction of the High Commission of India, Kingston spreads over Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos Islands and The Bahamas. Passport, Visa and Consular services can be granted by this Mission only to the persons resident in these countries.

 STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED FOR :-   

IMPORTANT

As part of the worldwide Implementation of Passport Seva Project, the Global Passport Seva Program has been rolled out in Jamaica. Members of the Indian Community in Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands, BVI are advised to use the new portal https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in  for availing Passport Services with effect from  01 September 2020.

Steps to apply for Passport Services online at https:IIembassy.passportindia.gov.in

  • Create USER  ID
  • Login using the USER ID  and fill the  application form
  • Submit the form  online (Select Mission Jamaica)
  • Take  a print out of the  application
  • Affix photo at the designated place
  • Signature to be done in the presence of Submission Officer at the High Commission of India.
  • Submit  the  print  out  of   the    application  along  with required documents and prescribed fee at the  High Commission of India, Kingston, Jamaica

NOTICE: It is hereby notified that an additional welfare fee will be charged for following service with effect from 14th December 2019.

Passport - New and Renewal - US$ 2.00

Consular Service to Indians - US$ 2.00

OCI & Visa Services - US$ 3.00

Fee Structure: - Passport/ OCI/ Attestations...

 

Service

Consular fee

ICWF surcharge

Total fee in US$

1

For issue of ordinary fresh passport or reissue of passport containing 36 pages having validity of 10 years ( minors above 15 are also eligible)

75

2

77*

2

For issue of Ordinary fresh jumbo passport containing 60 pages having validity of 10 years (minors above 15 also eligible)

100

2

102*

3

For issue of ordinary passport or reissue of passport of 36 pages for minors below eighteen years of age with validity of five years or till the minor attains the age of eighteen years, whichever is earlier.

50

2

52*

4

Replacement of passport of 36 pages valid for 10 years owing to changes in personal particulars, spouse name addition/ deletion etc.

75

2

77*

5

Renunciation Certificate upon acquiring a new citizenship

   

 

6

OCI card

275

3

278

7

OCI Miscellaneous Services

25

3

28

8

Replacement of Lost/Damaged OCI card

100

3

103

9

PIO to OCI conversion

100

3

103

10

Birth Certificate

25

2

27

11

Power of Attorney/ Attestations

25

2

27

12

Police Clearance Certificate

25

2

27

13

Emergency Certificate

15

2

17

14

Life Certificate for Pensioners

00

00

00

15

All death related documents

00

00

00

16

Duplicate passport in lieu of lost/Damage passport (36 pages)

150

2

152

17

Duplicate passport in lieu of lost/Damage passport (jumbo)

175

2

177

18

Registration of Birth

25

2

27

FEES ARE ACCEPTED THROUGH BANK DRAFT/ Cash ONLY. Personal/company cheque or Cash are not accepted.

1. RE- ISSUE OF PASSPORT AFTER FINAL EXPIRY OR IN CASE OF PAGES EXHAUSTED

  • Online Passport Application form completely filled in at:- https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in
  • Indian Passport along with self-attested first and last pages of Passport.
  • Original and self- attested photocopy of Jamaica, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, BVI, TCI, Resident card.
  • 2 Photographs with white background.
  • If married : original appostilled marriage certificate and its copy.
  • Original and self- attested photocopies of spouse passport (first and last page)
  • Electricity or gas or telephone bill, voter ID card or Aaddhar Card as proof of address (in case of change in address)
  • ANNEXURE- E:- https://hcikingston.gov.in/public_files/assets/pdf/ANNEXURE_E_(Passport).pdf
  • Copy of Valid visa

 2. RE- ISSUE OF PASSPORT OF MINOR (LESS THAN 18 YEARS)

 3. BIRTH REGISTRATION OF A NEW BORN BABY WITH THE HIGH COMMISSION WITHIN ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF BIRTH AND ISSUE OF PASSPORT- TO BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON

4. RE- ISSUE OF PASSPORT UPON LOSS OR DAMAGE OF EXISTING PASSPORT

5. CHANGE OF NAME (SURNAME/MIDDLE NAME) FOLLOWING A MARRIAGE OF INDIAN WOMEN IN THEIR PASSPORTS

KINDLY NOTE THAT CHANGE OF NAME AFTER MARRIAGE AS PER THE ABOVE- MENTIONED PROCEDURE IS ALLOWED TO A FEMALE INDIAN APLICANT ONLY. TO CHANGE THEIR NAMES, INDIAN MALE APPLICANTS IN ALL CASES AND INDIAN FEMALE APPLICANTS IN CASES OTHER THAN MARRIAGE ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW THE NORMAL PROCEDURE AS MENTIONED BELOW.

6. CHANGE OF NAME IN THE PASSPORT (NORMAL PROCEDURE) THE APPLICANT (both male and female) should submit:

  • Online Passport Application form completely filled in at:- https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in
  • 2 photographs with white background
  • Original Passport with Self-attested photocopies of the first and last pages of the passport
  • Copy of Residence permit/Card (Original to be produced for verification)
  • Original newspaper advertisement announcing change of name, published in two leading daily newspapers. One newspaper should be of area of applicants permanent address in India and the other of the area of his present address in abroad. Waiting time of 30 days is mandatory after the last publication.
  • Affidavit regarding change of name in prescribed format signed in the presence of Consular Officer ( Issue of new passport)
  • ANNEXURE- E:- https://hcikingston.gov.in/public_files/assets/pdf/ANNEXURE_E_(Passport).pdf
  • Personal Particular Proforma:-

If the appearance of an applicant has changed significantly since the issue of his/her last passport, an Indian national can apply for a fresh passport with a recent photograph. The following documents are required to be submitted:

At least two public/school documents issued in the desired/applied change name (new name) to ascertain that the applicant has actually changed his/her name

7. Renunciation/Surrender of Indian Passports

1.Under Indian law, Persons of Indian Origin, who have acquired foreign citizenship, are required to surrender their Indian passports to the nearest Indian Mission/Post immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship. The Government of India has fixed fee for renouncing the Indian Citizenship/surrender of Indian passport at Rs.7, 000/-.

2.The Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, does not provide for dual citizenship. Holding Indian passport/acquiring Indian passport/travelling on Indian passport after acquisition of foreign citizenship constitutes an offence under the Indian Passport Act, 1967, and attracts penalties. The Government of India has prescribed imposition of penalty on a graded scale, depending on number of trips made on Indian passport after acquiring foreign nationality, for the violation of Passport Rules ranging from a minimum of Rs. 10,000/- to a maximum of Rs. 50,000/-.

3.In view of these provisions, Persons of Indian Origin, intending to apply for OCI Cards, should surrender their Indian passports and then apply for these services. In case they do not have the Indian passports in their possession for any reason (loss/misplacement/submission to Home Office long time back, etc.), they are required to furnish duly notarized affidavit in this regard. If the Indian passport is still valid but has been misplaced/lost, then Police report should be submitted additionally (to rule out any misuse).

4.Persons of Indian Origin applying for Indian visa for the first time after acquiring foreign nationality are required to first renounce/surrender their Indian passports.

  • FOR DOWNLOADING RENUNCIATION OF CITIZENSHIP FORM – (Click here)
  • Original Indian Passport
  • Naturalization Certification/original new Passport
  • Letter stating reason for Renunciation/Surrendering Indian Passport

8. Consular Services - includes Attestations of documents and sponsorships

Completed Miscellaneous services Application form (https://hcikingston.gov.in/public_files/assets/pdf/miscellaneous.pdf) dully filled up, signed and pasted with a photo.

Two photographs size (2*2 cms), in color with white Background.

Applicant's valid original Indian passport and a photocopy of pages containing personal particulars and passport officer´s observation (s) if any.

Original and copy of legal Residence in Jamaica, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Cayman Islands and BVI.

Copy of Proof of address (Utility bill, driver license) or lease agreement with a copy of landlord’s Id.

Original Letter of Employer in English, signed by the authorized signing authority of the company addressed to the Consular Officer, High Commission of India, Kingston,    stating date of appointment and position in the Company. In case of private business, copy of Company’s registration with TRN.

Annexure E:- https://hcikingston.gov.in/public_files/assets/pdf/ANNEXURE_E_(Passport).pdf

Please note the following:

NOTE:1: The application(s) must be complete in all respects. Please note that incomplete Application(s) may delay the processing of your case .

NOTE:2: The application(s) are to be accompanied by the requisite processing fee for (or Passport and Consular services. Fee for processing your application is not refundable

NOTE:3: Passport/Consular Fee is payable by Bank Draft payable in full "High Commission of India, Kingston".

NOTE:4: The High Commission would require an authorisation from the applicant for handing over his/her passport to a person other than the applicant

NOTE:5: The documents/supporting documents are required to be produced in original

NOTE:6:  For change of address the following document(s) may be submitted (any two proof):

  1. Ration Card 
  2. Telephone Bill
  3. Electricity Bill
  4. Water Tax Bill
  5. Election Commission’s Identity Card
  6. Gas connection
  7. Pass Book/Account Statement from Bank/Post Office
  8. Driving License
  9. Document(s) of Residential Property purchased
  10. Spouse’s Passport copy
  11. Parents’ passport copy (in case of Minors)
  12. Income Tax assessment order /return
  13. Arms License

The documents you, as an applicant, would be required to furnish while applying for Passport and consular Services to the High Commission: