Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf Street, P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015, Kuwait. Phone: 22530600, 22530612 - 14 Fax: 22546958, 22571192, 22573910, 22573902
Passport and attestation services - Forms


Form No.1 B

Requirements for New Passport with Change of Name (Major)

  1. Duly filled application Form 1B.
  2. Two recent photographs (size 35mm X 45mm) with plain white background and the dress in preferably in colours offering contrast with background for clarity.
  3. Original passport of the applicant.
  4. First Class Magistrate Court Order duly attested by Home Dept. of the respective State Governments and thereafter by Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi or any of its Branch Secretariat.
  5. Submit newspaper cutting (full page), see note below.

Note: Applicant should publish change of name in a leading newspaper in Kuwait and in a leading newspaper in India published from the place of his/her permanent residence.

Please Note:

    • Applicant has to come in person.
    • The Applicant must produce Passport, Civil ID or any other related document in original for verification.
    • All copies of documents should be self attested (sign & date).
    • Additional documents may be needed for verification depending upon the documents submitted.


Address: Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf Street, P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015, Kuwait.
Consular Services working hours: 7.30 AM. to 4.30 P.M (Sunday to Thursday),
Embassy timing: 8.30 A.M. to 5.30 P.M
Telephone Numbers: (00-965) 22530600, 22530612 - 14
Fax Number: (00-965) 22546958, 22571192, 22573910, 22573902

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