High Commission of India, Georgetown, Guyana
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Surrender of Indian Passport




Renunciation of Indian Citizenship

The Indian Citizenship Act does not allow dual citizenship. Holding an Indian passport or acquiring an Indian passport or travelling on an Indian passport after acquisition of foreign citizenship constitutes an offence under the Indian Passport Act, and attracts penalties. Indian nationals, who have already obtained citizenship of other countries must renounce/ surrender their Indian passport immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship.

Procedure for applying for Renunciation of Indian citizenship

(Surrender of Indian Passport)

  1. Visit the Global Passport Seva Project Website (https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/pdf icon) for the online Surrender of Indian Passport Application Form.. Choose the AMERICAS region, then Guyana to being your registration.
  2. Register by clicking on "Register" Link. It will prompt you to activate your registration by clicking on the link received in your registered e-mail ID. Login with the registered login ID and Password on "User Login" link
  3. In the Applicant Home Page, click select the appropriate category of service and file a new application.
  4. After successful submission of application, take a printout of the online submitted form. The Form should be submitted in original. Photocopy and scanned copy or email sent copy will not be accepted.
  5. Attach Two (2) photographs – 2” X 2”.
  6. Original Indian Passport and self - attested copies of bio-data and visa pages.
  7. Current foreign Passport self - attested copy.
  8. Naturalization/Citizenship Certificate
  9. Self - attested copy of Address Proof such as Utility Bill/ Rent Lease/ Driving License/ Bank Statement etc.
  10. For Fee Structure, kindly visit the link below:

https://www.hcigeorgetown.gov.in/pdf/13102021_1.pdf pdf icon

Delay in submission (for more than 3 years) of Renunciation Application or Travelling on Indian Passport after obtaining foreign nationality will attract penalty.

For Minor – all the above requirements along with the undermentioned are to  

  1. Self - Attested copies of Bio-data pages of Parents Indian Passport.
  2. Notarized Parental Authorization Letter (Available in Passport Tab under Minor Head).

For sending applications by Courier please include a return air-way bill in the package and address it to:

                        Attache (Consular)

                        High Commission of India,

                        307 Church & Peter Rose Streets,

                        Queenstown, Georgetown,

                        Guyana, South America.

Consular Section is open from Monday to Friday in HCI, Georgetown as follows:

Consular Application Receiving time:      From 0930 Hrs. to 1130 Hrs.

Consular Application Delivery time:         From 1500 Hrs. to 1600 Hrs.

The Mission is closed in some Holidays as publicised under our Holiday list: Click herepdf icon

Feel free to write us for more details at cons[dot]georgetown[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in