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Applicants for Visa may log on to the Public portal at www.indianvisaonline.gov.in.

Application form for Passport services can be downloaded from the website of the Embassywww.indembkwt.org or collected from the Information Counter at the Embassy.

Duly filled-in applications for Passport and Visa services (except applications for visa for diplomatic/official/special passports and OCI, PIO Card and Emergency Certificate) are being accepted at the Indian Passport and Visa Application Centers (for details visit website: http://www.kw.ckgs.in/)

Fee for Passport and Visa services are accepted at the Counter in cash only. Kindly bring exact change. All original documents must be accompanied with a photocopy.

All passports issued from the Embassy of India, are machine readable. For any clarification or further information kindly call at 22530600, 22530612-14, Extension No.200/287/292 or e-mail to passport@indembkwt.org

Warning: It is an offence to knowingly furnish false information or to suppress material information when applying for Passport/Visa/Consular services

Consular services seekers may please note that bags and briefcases are not allowed in the Embassy premises.

Fee, once paid, is not refundable.

Details of death cases registered during the last two years
Year Total Worksite Death Road Traffic accident Drowning Suicide Natural death Any other cause of death*
2012 501 22 65 5 24 373 12
2013 533 16 47 3 44 412 11
* it includes accidental fall at residences & height by themselves, gas inhalations due to use of coal during winter, fire accidents at house, criminal victims (like murders), fall of heavy object, etc
 

 

 

FAQs on Passport/Attestation/PIO/OCI Services
1 What type of photographs is required for Passport?
2 When and how one can apply for renewal/re-issue of passport?
3 What is the procedure for getting a new passport in lieu of expired passport?
4 What shall I do if the lamination of my passport comes out or gets damaged?
5 What are the requirements for getting a new passport in lieu of lost Passport?
6 What are the requirements for getting a passport for new born baby?
7 What are the requirements for change of name of minor?
8 What are the requirements for renewal of passport?
9 What are the requirements for getting Police Clearance Certificate?
10 What are the requirements for addition of spouse name in the passport?
11 What are the requirements for getting Emigration Check Not Required (ECNR) status on Passports?
12 What are the requirements for getting Affidavit of Sponsorship?
13 What are the requirements for getting Affidavit for Driving License?
14 What are the requirements for attestation of documents or Power of Attorney?
15 Who are eligible to apply for Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)?
16 What are the benefits of Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)?
17 How one can apply for Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)?
18 Who is an NRI?
19 Who is PIO or Person of Indian origin?
20 What is the Procedure for Indian nationals wishing to get married in Kuwait?
FAQs on Visa
21 What are the requirements for obtaining visa?
22 How to pay the required visa fee?
23 What is the format for applying for Business Visa or Employment Visa?
FAQs RELATING TO WORK RELATED VISAS ISSUED BY INDIA
24 What is a Business Visa?
25 Who are eligible for a Business Visa?
26 What is the duration of a Business Visa?
27 What documents are required to be submitted alongwith application for a Business Visa?
28 What is an Employment Visa?
29 Who are eligible for Employment Visa?
30 What is the duration of an Employment Visa?
31 What documents are required to be submitted alongwith application for Employment Visa?
32 Can foreign nationals coming to execute projects in India be granted Business Visas?
33 Can foreign nationals already in India for executing projects on Business Visas be allowed to convert their Business Visas to Employment Visas without leaving the country?
34 Which category of Visa will be granted to family members of foreign nationals coming to India on Business Visas?
35 Which category of Visa will be granted to family members of foreign nationals coming to India on Employment?
36 Whether a foreign company/organization that does not have any Project Office/subsidiary/joint venture/branch office in India can sponsor a foreign national/employee of a foreign company for Employment Visa?
37 Whether an Indian company/organization which has awarded a contract for execution of a project to a foreign company that does not have any base in India, can sponsor employee of foreign company for Employment Visa?
38 If the Indian organization/entity sponsors an Employment Visa, does this mean that the Indian organization/entity has to necessarily be the legal employer of the person?
39 Which category of Visa will be granted to the foreign language teachers/interpreters?
40 Which category of Visa will be granted to the foreign specialist Chefs?
41 Which type of Visa would be granted to senior management personnel and/or specialists employed by foreign firms who are relocated to India to work on specific project/management assignment?


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