India Renunciation Certificate Documents
The following documents must be submitted to get the surrender certificate:
  1. Renunciation Form
    The form you have to fill varies: The form must be filled in duplicate.

    For child above 5 years of age, signature of the minor child is mandatory. For child under the age of 5 years, thumb impression of the child is mandatory. For all minor children, signature of both the parents are mandatory. For parents signature, the signature must match with the passport signature.

    The applicant's name should appear the same way as in the Indian passport even if the name in the US / Foreign passport is different.

  2. CKGS Disclaimer Form:
    Applicable only for the jurisdiction that process OCI through Cox & Kings Global Services (which is at least the entire United States):

    Complete the CKGS Disclaimer Form and print it.

  3. Naturalization certificate:
    Copy of naturalization certificate, as appropriate.

  4. Additional Particulars form:
    Applicable only for the jurisdiction that processes OCI through Cox & Kings Global Services (which is at least the entire United States):

    Complete and and print it if you were naturalized less than 10 years ago. Please make sure to answer all questions. Do not leave any answers blank.

  5. Most Recent Indian Passport:
    Most recent Indian passport must be provided in original.

    If it was lost, misplaced or submitted to foreign government earlier, the following documents must be submitted instead:
    • Affidavit of Loss

      For those appyling in Houston, additionally,
      • a police report for the lost Indian passport.

      • either a copy of your Indian birth certificate or school leaving certificate.

    Additionally, provide the photocopy of the Indian passport, first three pages and last two pages.

  6. Copy of foreign (US or non-Indian) passport:
    A copy of the information page and the last two amendment pages of the U.S. or Non-Indian passport is required.

  7. Proof of name change

  8. Proof of address

  9. Police Report:
    • Applicants naturalized after Jan 1, 2005
      In case Indian passport is missing, provide a police report.

    • Applicants naturalized before Dec 31, 2004
      Even if Indian passport is missing, police report is not required because it is deemed renunciation case.

      • Affidavit of Loss Form
        If you don't have your most recent Indian passport, complete Affidavit of Loss Form.
        If you have a copy of Indian passport with Cancellation Stamp, send that. Otherwise,
        • You must notarized Affidavit of Loss Form
        • San Franciso Jurisdiction only
          Complete Additional Particulars Form
          Please make sure to answer all questions. Do not leave any answers blank.

      • Copy of your Indian birth certificate OR school leaving certificate OR any document showing proof of former Indian citizensihp.

    Important Note for San Francisco jurisdiction only:
    In case of non-availability of Indian passport (which is to be presented at the time of renunciation), an affidavit in the prescribed format is sufficient. However, in case of loss / misplacing of valid Indian passports, it is necessary for applicants to provide a police report regarding the loss of valid Indian passport.

  10. Return of documents:
    Enclose proof of payment of the CKGS courier service charges or prepaid envelope with Air Way Bill No # with service provider name.


  11. Fees:
    • Application Fee / Penalties:
      Fees and penalty charges, if applicable, as described in the rules section.

    • Other Fees

      ICWF Fee:
      All applicants need to pay $3.00 as ICWF fee.

      Reference Fee:
      All non-U.S. passport holders must pay an additional $20 as the reference fee.

      All non-US citizens residing in the US for less than 2 years and applying for any service need to pay a reference fee of $20 in addition to other fees.

      Processing Service Fee:
      Those applying at the Cox & Kings Global Servies should add a Processing Service Fee of $17.00.

      Additional charges (where applicable):
      Biometrics finger printing = $0.50
      Biometrics finger printing /Facial biometrics = $1.00

    Fees must be paid by demand draft, money order, cashier's check or banker's check in the name of the Consulate General of India, <CITY> or Cox & Kings Global Services (for those applying at Cox & Kings Global Services), as appropriate. Those applying at Cox & Kings Global Services can also pay with credit card or bank transfer. Personal checks are not accepted. When applying in person (wherever allowed), you can pay the fees in cash.

    If several family members are applying through the same envelope, a combined money order/certified check may be made for the total fee of the family members. The Money order/certified check for mailing fees must be separate.

  12. Minor applicants:
    1. Parental authorization form. It must be signed and notarized for both parents.