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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)Service Fee: ZAR 224 + ICWF Fee ZAR 30.00 is charged for issuance of an EC.
Banking details:

Banking details for Consular Service fee Payment

Account Name  Consulate General of India, Cape Town
Account Number             50260196272
Bank      First National Bank (FNB)
Universal Branch Code  250655
Reference           (Service type) + (Name of the applicant)

Banking details for ICWF Payment
Account Name  Consulate General of India, Cape Town
Account Number             62878565012
Bank      First National Bank (FNB)
Universal Branch Code  250655
Reference           ICWF + (Name of the applicant)
*Only EFT Payments are accepted.
*All payments are non-refundable.
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.

Service Fee: ZAR 224 [non-refundable] and ICWF Fee: ZAR30 [non-refundable]
(Please see banking details for payment)