It is my advice to apply for renewal 1.5 months before the final expiry to mitigate any contingency and delays.
Applicants sending their documents by Post/Courier are requested to ensure that they are completed and meet requirements.
Processing times mentioned do not include transit time by post/courier.
In exceptional circumstances, for example when a passport is lost, damaged or destroyed as a result of a natural disaster, or for terminally ill children sponsored by an Australian registered charitable organisation, a passport may be issued free of charge.
Indian Passport renewal in USA after 10 years – step by step guidance for re-issue of passport with Cox and Kings in the jurisdiction of Indian embassy New York.
However, children who are issued with a passport in their first year of life are eligible for one replacement passport free of charge before they turn five.
This is for the purpose of updating the photo in the passport.
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Processing times below are average processing times. VFS Global/Government of India would not be responsible for any inconvenience/problems faced as a result of finalizing travel plans before obtaining the relevant service.
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