Address Proof For Passport- The Documents Required

Having a proof of identity for passport is mandatory. This address  proof for passport should be of one year minimum . If the present address proof for passport is less than 1 year then applicant will have to provide address proof for passport of previous place  of residence too.


Passport Address Proof Documents

Address proof for passport comes with various terms and conditions. To start with, here’s a list of documents required to apply for passport:

  • Water Bill
  • Telephone (landline or post-paid mobile bill)
  • Electricity Bill
  • Income Tax Assessment Order
  • Election Commission Photo ID Card
  • Proof of Gas Connection
  • Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letter head
  • Spouse’s passport copy (First and last page including family details), (provided the applicant’s present address matches the address mentioned in the spouses passport)
  • Parent’s passport copy, in case of minors (First and last page)
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Registered Rent Agreement
  • Photo Passbook of running Bank Account (Scheduled Public Sector Banks, Scheduled Private Sector Indian Banks and Regional Rural Banks only)

Address Proof For Passport- Lessly Used Documents

The following documents can also be used as proof of residence, in case if a person does not have any of the above listed proof of identity for passport:

  • Identity card – Issued by Central Govt., State Govt., Public sector undertaking, any Public Financial Institution or any Scheduled Commercial Bank for their employees.
  • Property Tax Receipt
  • Job card – Issued by National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) duly signed by a State Government officer
  • Posted Mail with name of applicant
  • Insurance Card
  • Income Tax Assessment Order
  • CGHS/ECHS Card
  • Arms Licence
  • Vehicle registration certificate
  • Address card with photo issued by Dept. Of Posts, Govt. Of India
  • Photo Identity Card having address (of Central Govt. /PSU or State Govt./PSU only.)
  • Credit Card Statement (should not be older than last three months)
  • Cast and Domicile Certificate with Address and photo issued by State Government (like Assam and other States)
  • Certificate of address issued by MP/MLA/Group A Gazetted Officer on a letterhead
  • Pensioners Card- With address mentioned on it
  • Freedom Fighter Card- Address should be mentioned on it
  • Certificate from Employer- This is applicable for reputed companies only and should be given on company’s letterhead.
  • Spouse’s passport copy- It can be used if the applicant’s present residential address matches the address mentioned in the spouse’s passport.