How To Renew an Indian Passport in Cyprus

How To Renew an Indian Passport in Cyprus

There aren’t many countries known for their stunning beaches and landscapes like Cyprus. It has a rich history and being known for the warm hospitality of its people, it attracts a lot of immigrants. It’s very easy to get captivated by the awesome combination of ancient and modern civilization that Cyprus is known for.

Among the many consulates in Cyprus, one caters to the Indian populace living in the country. The High Commission of India, Nicosia is the central authority responsible for providing consulate services like visa and passport renewals. It doesn’t matter your location, the High Commission can handle your application if you’re an Indian looking to renew your passport in Cyprus.

A Step-by-Step Guide To Renewing Your Indian Passport In Cyprus

Start your online application.

Passport renewal applications for Indians in Cyprus are handled by Passport Seva. To get started on your application;

  • Visit the Passport Seva website and register for an account if you’re a new user or login if you already have one. 
  • Select Apply for a Passport Renewal under Services Offered.
  • Choose your reason for re-issuance.
  • Select your preferred application type. Normal means that the processing time will be as usual. Tatkal means that you want your application to be attended to urgently. Please note that Tatkal attracts additional charges. 
  • While filling out the application form, ensure that you carefully match the details on the form to your current passport and other documents.
  • Go through your application again before submitting it. 
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Schedule an appointment with the High Commission.

After filling out an application, scheduling an appointment with the High Commission is highly recommended. Your application will be attended to without unnecessary delays. You can schedule an appointment through the High Commission's website here.

Get your documents ready for your appointment.

The documents you need for your passport renewal are: 

  • A printout of the completed online application form from Passport Seva.
  • Original and photocopies of your current Indian passport.
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs that meet the recommended specifications on the website. The passports must not be older than 6 months at the time of application.
  • A photocopy of your Cypriot Residence Permit page photocopy. 
  • Parents applying for their wards must provide clear photocopies of both parents' valid passports and Cypriot residence permits and in special cases, they need to sign an undertaking form.  

Attend your appointment and submit your application.

Be sure to be on time for your appointment. Submit the required documents and your completed application form to the designated staff and have your originals verified. This is also where you pay your passport renewal fees through cash or card.

Receive your new passport.

You will be advised on the progress of your application. Once your passport is ready, the High Commission will contact you to come and collect it in person or have it delivered to your address directly. 

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Wrapping Up.

The process of renewing your Indian passport in Cyprus is very easy to navigate once you have the right documents ready. So, go ahead and schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Remember to double-check the validity of your documents before scheduling an appointment for faster processing.

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