Miscellaneous Consular Services Consular Services

Miscellaneous Consular Services

Miscellaneous Consular Services



1.Sponsorship Declaration (Fee: QR. 38)


Requirements for attestation of Sponsorship Declaration: -


(a)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(b)Copy of Qatar ID.


(c)Salary Certificate attested by Chamber of Commerce with typed English Translation.


(d)Original and one photocopy of the Sponsorship Declaration Form (Form A7 ) to be signed before the Consular Officer of the Embassy.


2) Power of Attorney (Property Matters) (Fee: QR.75)


Requirements for attestation of Power of Attorney (Property Matters):


(a) Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(b) Copy of Qatar ID.

(c) Two recent Passport Size ( 35 mm x 45 mm) photographs.


(d) Original and one photocopy of the Power of Attorney to be signed personally before the Consular Officer of the Embassy.


(e)Copy of relevant passport pages and Qatar IDs of two witnesses who don’t have any financial interest in the property.(i.e., legal heirs to the property)


3) Power of Attorney (other than Property Matters) (Fee: QR. 38)


(a) Requirements for attestation of Power of Attorney (other than Property Matters):-


(b) Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(c) Copy of Qatar ID.


(d) Original and one photocopy of the Power of Attorney to be signed before the Consular Officer of the Embassy.


(e) Copy of relevant passport pages and Qatar IDs of two witnesses who don’t have any financial interest /legal heirs.


4.Employment Agreement (Fee: QR. 113)


The Employment Agreement has to be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar and Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Qatar before it is submitted for attestation in the Embassy of India and necessary entries in E-Migrate System will be made there after by the Embassy for further processing by Recruiting Agent in India and Protector of Emigrants before the Emigrant leaves India for employment: -


(a)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(b)Fill in the EAP- 2 Form by hand and submit it in the Embassy.


(c)Copy of Qatar ID.


(d)The original and a photocopy of the Employment Agreement.


(e)Relevant skill / degree certificate


(f)Letter from sponsor indicating present profession.


(g)Attestation by MOFA and Chambers of Commerce in Qatar.


5.Sworn Affidavit for Obtaining Child's Passport in India (Fee: QR. 38)


Requirements for attestation of Affidavit for Obtaining Child's Passport in India: -


(a)Original Passport of the parent working in Qatar(including subsequent additional booklets if any)


(b)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(c)Copy of Qatar ID.


(d)The original and a photocopy of the Affidavit (Form A8 ) - to be signed before the Consular Officer of the Embassy.


(e)Photocopy of child's birth certificate.


6.Salary Certificate (Fee: QR. 38)


Requirements for attestation of Salary Certificate: -


(a)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(b)Copy of Valid Qatar ID.


(c)The original and a photocopy of the Salary Certificate duly attested by MOFA & Chamber of Commerce Industry.


(d)One photograph to be pasted on the Salary Certificate.


7.Academic Degree / Certificate (Fee: QR. 38)


Requirements for attestation of Academic Degree / Certificate: -


(a)Original Passport (including subsequent additional booklets if any).


(b)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(c)Copy of Qatar ID.


(d)If original degree / certificate is to be attested:


(e)Original of the Degree/Certificate duly attested by the General Administration Department of the concerned State/ Ministry of HRD and the Attestation Cell/ Consular Section, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.


(f)Original and a photocopy of the Mark Sheet


(g)If a copy of the degree / certificate is to be attested:


(i) Original of the Degree/Certificate duly attested by the General Administration Department of the concerned State and the Attestation Cell/ Consular Section, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.


(ii) Original and a photocopy of the Mark Sheet.


8.Marriage Certificate (Fee: QR. 38)


Requirements for attestation of Marriage Certificate for marriages performed in India


(a)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(b)Copy of Qatar ID.


(c)The original of the Marriage Certificate duly attested by the concerned State Government / Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.


9.Life Certificate (Fee: Gratis)


Requirements for attestation of the Life Certificate (for pensioners):-


(a)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(b)Copy of Qatar ID.


(c)Original and one photocopy of the Life Certificate in the Format prescribed by the concerned Bank/Institution to be signed before the Consular Officer of the Embassy.


(d)Copy of Pension Paper/Book of the applicant.


10.Commercial Documents (Fee: QR. 113)


Requirements for attestation of the Commercial Documents: -


(a)Original of the Commercial Invoice / Proforma from the concerned Ministry in India has to be submitted along with the application.


(b)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport and Qatar ID of the applicant who wishes to clear the goods on behalf of the consignee in Qatar.


(c)Copy of the Authorization Letter issued by the consignee to the applicant to clear the consignment on his/her behalf in Qatar.



11.Attestation of Documents issued by State of Qatar (Fee: QR.38)


Requirements for attestation of Documents issued by State of Qatar: -


(a)The Documents issued by the State of Qatar has to be initially attested by MOFA, Qatar.


(b)Photocopy of inside cover pages and other relevant pages of the passport.


(c)Copy of Qatar ID of the applicant.




How To Apply for online Registration of Indian Citizenship under Section 4(1) of Indian Citizenship Act


The foreigners Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs has made it mandatory for filing of on-line application for grant of Indian Citizenship of new-born babies, within a time period of one year from the date of birth of the child in Qatar.
 
Online application process:
 
Parents are requested to fill up the online application form in the following URL Link:- https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/ (P.S.:- One Application Form for one Child only).

To be filled in BLOCK/CAPITAL letters


  1. Exact details to be furnished viz name, address, DOB etc.

  2. Verify details before submitting

  3. Once submitted, no modifications allowed

  4. MHA file Number so generated should be carefully preserved

  5. Take a print out of online registration form

  6. Affix a recent photograph 35x35mm. on the form

  7. Form should be accompanied by

  • Copy of the birth certificate of the child

  • Copies of Indian Passports of both parents

  • Copy of the marriage certificate of the parents

  • A declaration that the minor child does not hold the passport of any other country

  • Total Prescribed fees of QR. 174/- for birth registration and issue of birth certificate (To be paid in cash only at the Embassy).

Submit all the documents at the Embassy for issue of birth registration certificate.


Late Registration of the birth of the child

The birth of the child is required to be registered with the Indian Embassy within one year of the birth.  In case the registration of the birth could not be done for any reasons, one of the parents of the minor may visit the Embassy and meet the consular officer with a request to register the birth detailing the reasons for not registering the birth on time, along with following documents. The registration of birth will be done after obtaining the approval of the Ambassador, on a case to case basis only.


  1. Online registration of the birth of the child born abroad under section 4(1) of the Citizenship Act on the website https://indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/.

  2. A copy of the application submitted online for registration of child, duly attested by the consular officer.

  3. Birth certificate issued by the respective hospital along with its English translation in original.

  4. Birth Registration Certificate in Original.

  5. Photocopy of both parents’ passports (original to be shown for verification).

  6. Photocopy of both parents' Qatar IDs (original to be shown for verification).

  7. A copy of marriage certificate of the parents.


NOTE:- At least one of the parents should have spouse's name endorsed in the passport, where spouse’s name entry is available on the passport.


Issue of Emergency Certificate for one-way travel to India 
Applications for issue of Emergency Certificates are accepted in the Embassy between 0900 - 1300 hrs.

Requirements for issue of an Emergency Certificate for one-way travel to India in case of non-availability of a valid Passport with the applicant and where a new passport cannot be issued immediately:-


  • Emergency Certificate Form (EA(P)-4.pdf)
  • Letter from sponsor undertaking to get exit visa issued.
  • Affidavit regarding Nationality
  • Copy of Passport and Original Passport if available.
  • Two (2) Identical recent passport size photographs.

Fees: QR 55 + QR 8 (ICWF fees).  
Time Taken: Same day delivery.


Note:- 
1. All fees are to be paid in Qatari Riyals in Cash at the Counter along with application form.  Fees once paid are not refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or the service refused for whatsoever reasons.


2. It may be noted that issue of Emergency Certificate is intended for one way travel to India only and results in cancellation of the existing passport of the holder.  On arrival in India, he/she will have to contact the concerned Passport Issuing Authority in India for issue of a new passport.


Surrender of Indian Passport / Renunciation of Indian Citizenship

 

The Indian Citizenship Act, 1955, does not allow dual citizenship. Holding Indian Passport / acquiring Indian Passport / travelling on Indian passport after acquisition of foreign citizenship constitutes an offence under the Indian Passport Act, 1967, and attracts penalties.


Under the Indian law, Persons of Indian Origin who have acquired foreign nationality are required to surrender their Indian passports to the nearest Indian Mission/Post immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship.  A grace period of three months after acquisition of foreign nationality (to be counted from the date of registration / Naturalization Certificate and not from the date of foreign passport) has been allowed for using Indian passport for travel


Retention of Indian Passport for more than 3 years, reissue of Passport and obtaining Miscellaneous service on Passports after obtaining foreign nationality as well as travel after grace period attract substantial penalties.

To surrender Indian Passport,


  • Fill in the EAP- 2 Form by hand and submit it in the Embassy.

  • 2 Photographs with white background and frontal view (3.5 cm X 4 cm).

  • Passport in original, including those previous Indian passports valid at the time of acquisition of foreign nationality if any, and photocopies of pages first two, last two and pages containing valid visa and other observations.

  • Valid foreign passport, along with previous foreign passports if any, and photocopies of pages first two, last two and pages containing valid visa and other observations.

  • Certificate of Registration/Naturalization of foreign nationality and its copy.

  • Form C4 prescribed u/s 8 of the Citizenship Act, duly attested by the Embassy of India, Doha.  An Indian citizen with valid passport and Qatar ID (copies to be submitted) to sign the 2nd part of the Declaration Form.

  • Personal appearance of applicant is compulsory to establish personal identity.

  • Payment of penalty, if any, to be checked by the Embassy in terms of existing relevant instructions.

The Indian passport will be cancelled and returned along with Surrender Certificate.


Fees

 

For Those Who Acquired Foreign Nationality before 01 June 2010

 

Particulars of Fee/ Penalty

Fee in Qatari Riyals

Miscellaneous Service Fee

74

ICWF Surcharge

08

For Those Who Acquired Foreign Nationality on or after 01 June 2010 

 

Ser

Particulars of fee/penalty

Fee in Qatari Riyals

01

Renunciation fee

486

02

Penalty for each reissue after obtaining foreign citizenship

1733

03

Penalty for retention of passport beyond 3 years

693

04

Penalty for each miscellaneous service obtained after acquiring of foreign citizenship

693

 

05

Penalty for each travel on Indian Passport after grace period of 3 months of acquiring the foreign nationality

693 subjects to maximum of 3465

Time Taken for the service: Two Working Days.


How to obtain Police Clearance Certificate(PCC) for Qatar & other countries?


Police Clearance Certificate is not strictly a passport service. PCC is required by many foreign governments for considering applications for residence status, employment or long term visa for immigration. PCC to Indian Nationals for Qatar and other countries (for the purpose of residence, employment or long term visa for immigration), will be issued, subject to usual checks as prescribed by Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.


Requirements for PCC:-


  • Fill up the  completely by hand and submit it in the Embassy.

  • Copy of relevant pages of passport

  • Copy of Qatar ID

  • 2 Photographs with white background.

  • Prescribed Fees.


Time Taken:- Next Day Delivery.


How to convert my ECR Passport to ECNR Passport?


Printing/ Stamping of non-ECR (previously ECNR) in the passport has been dispensed with. In case of change of status from ECR to ECNR, a fresh passport shall be re-issued. Deletion of ECR service will be rendered, subject to eligibility, and usual checks and procedures. Fill Up the application form for re-issue of fresh ECNR passport using the following URL:https://passport.gov.in/nri/Online.do and submit at the Embassy.


 Requirements for ECNR:-

(a) Copy of Qatar ID
(b)Copy of relevant pages of passport mentioning the date of departure, date of arrival stamps, ECR Stamp and Emigration Clearance from Protector of Emigrants in India.
(c) 02 photographs with white background
(d) Prescribed Fees.

(e) FIlled Copy of Application



Note:- If the applicant (ECR Passport holder) enters Qatar for employment after getting Emigration Clearance from the Protector of Emigrants and resides in Qatar continuously for a period of 3 years, then only he/she is eligible for the service. Persons arriving on Visit Visa are not eligible for this service.


e-FRRO Scheme


Government of India has launched e-FRRO scheme with effect from 13 April 2018, which is a centralized online portal for the foreigners, for availing Registration and Visa/Immigration related services in India. Its key objective is to provide FACELESS, CASHLESS and PAPERLESS services to the Foreigners with user-friendly experience. The web address of e-FRRO portal is https://indianfrro.gov.in.


Presently, e-FRRO has been implemented at 12 FRROs (Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai & Trivandrum), which are functioning under the Bureau of Immigration, Ministry of Home Affairs.


Under e-FRRO scheme, foreigners visiting and staying in India, would be able to get various Visa and Immigration related services in India viz Registration, Visa extension, Visa conversion, Exit Permit etc. from the comfort of their home. Using the e-FRRO application, foreigners can apply online on the portal and obtain the service(s) through email/post without appearing in person at FRO/FRRO office. Only in specific cases, personal appearance will be required, if stipulated by the concerned FRRO.

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