- What is the procedure to apply for duplicate passport in case of damaged passport?
It is very important that you apply for your Passport application on the CKGS website ONLY at https://passport.in.ckgs.us/ and follow the process as defined. You must apply for a new passport in lieu of your damaged passport.
Damaged passport is classified further based on the extent of damage:
- Passport number is unreadable, name is illegible and Photo is not intact
- Damaged beyond recognition/ mutilated/smudged entries/washed out/torn/ or apparently visibly damaged
A. Selection of Passport Service
On the Passport Application - Get Started Page, under ‘Choose your Passport Service’ please select New Passport in Lieu of ‘Damaged’ passport:
Full Passport Application Process
To understand the full process, please follow the below steps in sequential order:
Step 1Passport Application GuideStep 2Passport Application – Get Started