Ration card cannot be a ID proof for issue of passport

Monday, March 21, 2016

The Passport Officer, NLP Choudary said that the household ration card will not be accepted as a document of identify proof of residence for the purpose of issueing a passport with effect from April 1, 2016. He said that the decision was taken by the Ministry of External Affairs following a notification issued by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Department of Food and Public Distribution in the Targeted Public Distribution System Control) Orders 2015.

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