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Following changes in Police Verification Procedure for different categories of passport applications, if the applicant has made changes in the following, he/she will henceforth be issued passports subject to police verification from their respective place of residence in India: -

(i). Change in name and their personal particulars (date of birth, place of birth, gender, parent’s names, change in appearance) except in the case of change/addition of name/surname by woman applicant due to marriage/divorce.
(ii). Applicants giving false information about old passports held by them.
(iii). Passport is lost/fully damaged/stolen/serious damage cases and or photo of the applicant on the passport is damaged.
(iv). Passport application is submitted more than 3 years after expiry of passport
(v). Court/criminal case(s) are pending against the applicant in India.

Applicants who fall in these categories are advised to apply well ahead of time with all supporting documents, as issue of passports, henceforth, would only be after due police verification. Please be informed that the onus of giving correct particulars rests with the applicants.

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Renunciation of citizenship (cancellation of citizenship) - requirements & details

Processing time : 5 working days


  1. The physical presence of each applicant is mandatory at the HCI during the collection of cancellation/surrender certificate.
  2. Submission of application will be at BLS centre. Physical presence of applicant for submission is mandatory who are 05 years and above.
  3. Duly filled and signed application form.
  4. 2 recent coloured photograph (51*51 mm) in white background
  5. Original and copy of Indian Passport.
  6. Original Indian Passport has to be submitted along with application which will be cancelled and returned upon collection.
  7. Original and copy of letter from immigration and checkpoints authority.
  8. Copy of foreign passport
  9. Online Passport Application Form
  10. Clear Copy of valid Singapore IC ( PR/EP/Spass/Work permit/DP) is required.
    If the applicant is PR, clear copy of PR card and valid re-entry permit are required.
  11. Copy of Singapore NRIC / EP / S Pass


NOTE : When applicant opts to take foreign citizenship he has to apply for cancellation of his / her Indian passport.

Those who are holding a handwritten Indian passport requested to approach the HCI Singapore directly for the cancellation process.

Fee schedule

Passport Service Fee in SGD
Damaged Jumbo Passport 238
Damaged Passport 205
Lost Jumbo Passport 238
Lost Passport 205
Fresh Passport 104
Fresh Passport Minor (up to 15 Years ) - 36 Pages 71
Fresh Passport Jumbo - For Adult 138
Passport cancellation 200
Police clearance certificate 37
Tatkal 201

BLS Service charge is SGD 14.29/-

Covid-19 safety surcharge - SGD 2.20