i) Application form for lost/stolen passport can be filled up online at: http://passport.gov.in/nri.
ii) Self attested copies of passport's first two and last two pages including all the pages of observation (if any), made by the Passport Issuing Authority.
iii) Copy of passport page containing visa/work permit/permanent residence status
iv) Three passport sized photographs (Coloured Photos of 5cm x 5cm with white background)
v) Proof of present residence;
vi) Affidavit stating how and where the Passport got lost or stolen (Annexure "L");
vii) Copy of police report stating the circumstances in which passport was lost or stolen;
viii) Letter from the employer on the letter head of the organization stating that the applicant was employed with them and duration of his/her employment.
ix) Copy of visa/visa/work permit/Permanent Residence etc.
x) Fee of Rand 2425/- (including ICWF Fee of Rand 25.00) is charged for issuance of passport of 36-page in lieu of lost/stolen and Rand 2825/- (including ICWF Fee of Rand 25.00) for 60-page passport;
ix) Payment can be made by EFT/Credit/Debit Card. Details of the same are available on website www.blsindia-southafrica.com. Please note original proof of payment is required and photocopy, faxed copy or scanned copy is not acceptable.
x) Proof of Residential address in South Africa;
xi) Any other document as specified by the Consular Officer;
PROCESSING TIME: UPTO ONE MONTH (Provided all necessary documents are submitted with the application and security status is clear)
Timing for submission of application: 09:00 to 14:30hrs. (At VFS Global Centre)
Timing for collection of services: 15:00 to 16:00 hrs. (At VFS Global Centre)
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