About Us Emergency Certificate

Emergency Certificate (EC)

i) Application form for issuance of Emergency Certificate (EC) can be filled online at the following link :https://portal6.passportindia.gov.in
ii) Self attested copies of passport's first & last pages including all the pages of observation (if any), made by the Passport Issuing Authority.
iii) A copy of passport page containing visa/work permit/permanent residence status;
iv) Four passport sized photographs (coloured); v) An Affidavit stating how and where the Passport got lost or stolen/damaged (Annexure "L");
vi) Copy of police report including case no. stating the circumstances in which passport is lost (in case of lost passport);
vii) A copy of valid air-ticket to return to India;
viii) A fee of Rand 255/- (including ICWF Fee of Rand 30.00) is charged for issuance of an EC.

       Banking details:
Account Name: Consulate General of India, Cape Town
Account No.: 5026 0196 272
Branch Code: 201409
SWIFT CODE: FIRNZAJJ
Bank: First National Bank
Branch Address: Adderley Street, Cape Town
Reference: Applicant name and service required
Please note original proof of payment is required. Cheques not accepted.

ix) Proof of Residential address in South Africa;
x) Any other document as specified by the Consular Officer;
It may be noted that issue of Emergency Certificate is intended for one way travel to India only and results in cancellation of 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 new passport.
PROCESSING TIME: THREE DAYS
Timing for submission of application: 09:00 to 14:30hrs.
Timing for collection of services: 15:00 to 16:00 hrs.