Fee Structure for Consular Services
Personal Checks or Credit Cards are not accepted. Payment can be made with Money Order/Certified Check/Cashier's Check drawn in favor of "Embassy of India" or "Consulate General of India, <CITY NAME>".

Cash may be accepted at the Consular Counter at some Consulates but not all. Some consulates accept Debit Cards with a service charge of $3.00 (three) at the counter.


Fees once paid is non-refundable even if service is refused/delayed.

Passport Services
Ordinary Passport (fresh or in lieu of an expired passport) of 36 pages
$40
Jumbo passport (fresh or in lieu of an expired passport)
$50
Duplicate Passport of 36 pages in lieu of Lost or Damaged passport
$125
Ordinary Passport booklet containing 36 pages with a maximum validity of 5 years for minor children under 15 years of age)
$25
Miscellaneous service requiring issue of new booklet of 36 pages
$20
Additional Passport booklet of 36 pages
$40
Miscellaneous service requiring issue of new booklet of 60 pages
$25
Additional Passport booklet of 60 pages
$25
Emergency Travel Document (valid only for return to India)
$5
Renewal of Emergency Travel Document
$5
Identity Certificate with a maximum validity of ten years
$12
Issue of Duplicate Certificate of Identity
$25
Renewal of Identity Certificate
$5
Observation / Endorsements in the passport i.e., change in address, ECNR endorsement, name of spouse etc.
$10
Endorsement of Identity Certificate
$5
Deletion of child's name
$10
India-Bangladesh and India Sri Lanka Passport
$20
Renewal of Short Validity Passport
No fee
Addition of Spouse Name
$40
Deletion of Spouse Name
$40
Change of Name/Maiden to Married or change of appearance (issue of new passport booklet)
$40
Change of address & other miscellaneous services on the passport
$10

Miscellaneous Services
Emigration Clearance waiver
$10
Endorsement on Identity Certificate
$5
Birth/Death Certificate
$20
Police Clearance Certificate
$20
Marriage Certificate
$20
NRI Certificate
$20
NORI Waiver Certificate
$20
Life Certificate (Mailing charges wherever applicable)
No fee
Attestation of Affidavit/Document (not related to property matters)
$10
Attestation of Affidavit/Document (related to property matters)
$20
Attestation of Affidavit/Document (related to commercial matters)
$50
Attestation for documents for sale, purchase of ship, vessel
$261
No Objection Certificate for carrying dead body/ashes
$1
Attestation of documents related to No Objection to Return to India (for J1 visa holders)
$60
Registration of Marriage
$50
Authentication of Indian Driving License
$20

Return Mail Charges
The following mail charges should be sent for return of serviced passports in addition to the prescribed passport/visa fee. The Embassy/Consulate is not responsible for documents lost in mail.

EXPRESS MAIL
$20
PRIORITY MAIL
$10

Priority mail is not allowed at the Indian Consulate in San Francisco. Priority mail does not have any tracking number.

Alternately, the applicant can also send an adequately stamped or pre-paid self-addressed Express Mail envelope from the USPS or from a a well-known courier for returning documents in lieu of mailing charges. (Indian Consulate in New York accepts only Express Mail from USPS and not private courier).

Payment for return mail charge should be made separately than the application fees, except at Indian Consulate in Houston or New York, you can make one payment for all the fees.