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Passport For Government Employees: Documents, Application

TeamAckoJun 20, 2024

A white passport is given to government workers who are going abroad. They can get a passport like any other person, but they will need to show extra proof. That's why the "Government Employee Passport Guide" was made: to make the process easier. The goal of this guide is to give you all the information, instructions, and tips you need to make sure the process goes as easily and quickly as possible.

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Passport Rules For Government Employees

For government employees, here are the steps they need to take to get a passport:

  • They have to use the Passport Seva website or mobile app to apply.

  • They must mention their employment status.

  • They need to show their legal ID cards.

  • They need to show a "No Objection Certificate" (NOC) from their department.

Who Can Apply For Passport For Government Employees?

If you are an Indian citizen and at least 18 years old, the Ministry of External Affairs says you can apply for a passport for government employees. But they have to fit into one of these groups:

  • Does work for the state government.

  • Does work for the government.

  • Workers in the public business.

  • These are people who work for private companies like AIIMS, AMU, the Indian Academy of Sciences (Bangalore), IIFT, and others. 

Passport Documents Required For Government Employees

For government employees to apply for a passport, they need the following:

1. Aadhaar Card/e-Aadhar with 12-digit number from UIDAI or Unique Identification Authority of India.

2. EPIC (Electors Photo Identity Card)

3. Service Photo ID Card from State/Central Government, PSUs, municipal bodies, or PLCs

4. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the employer

5. Caste Certificate

6. Permanent Account Number (PAN)

7. Recent passport-size photographs

8. Bank, Kisan, or Post Office Passbooks

9. Recognised Educational Institutions Issued Student Photo ID Cards

10 Driving licence

11 Birth Certificate (DOB)

12. Rations Cards

Note: The passport authority or official website may have changed the rules at any time, so it's always a good idea to check the most recent ones.

​​How To Apply For Passport For Government Employees?

People who work for the government can use either the normal plan or the Tatkal plan to apply for a passport through Passport Seva. First, the employee has to send a Prior Intimation Letter directly to their controlling authority or administration to let them know about their passport application. After getting the NOC, the individual should do the things listed below:

Step 1: Candidates must register and log in to Passport Seva.

Step 2: Next, click on "Apply For A New/Re-Issue Of A Passport" under "Regular" or "Tatkal."

Step 3: Fill out the application online and pay the fees.

Step 4: Pick a time to meet at the Passport Seva office or RTO that is closest to you, and download and print your application ticket to bring with you.

Step 5: All you need to do for your in-person interview is bring your papers. 

Depending on your documents, you might need to show proof to the cops before you can get a passport. If everything is okay, your passport will be sent to you quickly.

Passport Fee For Government Employees

When you apply for a government employee passport, the fee will depend on the scheme and type of booklet you choose. Here’s how the fee is calculated:


No. Of Pages



36 pages



60 pages



36 pages



60 pages


Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ’s About Passports For Government Employees


Can a government employee apply for a passport?

Yes, a government employee can apply for a passport.

Is police verification required for government employees' passports?

Yes, police verification is generally required for government employees applying for a passport.

Can a government employee travel abroad without an NOC?

A government employee usually needs a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to travel abroad.

What is Annexure G for government employees' passports?

Annexure G is a declaration (also known as NOC) that the government employee needs to provide, stating that they have informed their employer or department about applying for a passport.


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