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Passport Authority of India re-introduces ‘Jumbo Passport’

passpic.gifPassport Authority of India is re-introducing ‘Jumbo Passport’ for the benefit of frequent travelers.

We have seen many frequent travelers having 2 passports (36 paged one) stapled together. Now those people can take advantages of Jumbo passports.

The Jumbo Passport will have 64 pages and the cost will be of Rs.1,500/-

The ‘Jumbo’ booklets were issued from 1995 till 2003 and involved manual entry, new format will be a machine-readable type.

  Normal Passport Jumbo Passport
Pages 36 pages 64 pages
Fee Rs 1,000/- Rs 1,500/-
Validity 10 years 10 years

Passport application details are available at http://passport.gov.in/
and forms are available online at http://passport.gov.in/cpv/Forms.htm

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  • Roshan Dsouza February 8, 2009, 9:17 am

    I live in India I lost My Passport issued from Bangalore I have Xerox copy of police complaint & lost passport So I would like to know the procedure to get a new passport.

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