Renunciation Naturalized Before June 1, 2010 with an Indian Passport
Please follow the instructions below to fulfill India Renunciation requirements:
- Download the Renunciation Certificate Form. Two copies of this form must be completed and submitted. This is mandatory.
- Copies of information page and last 2 ammendment pages of your current passport
- Copy of Naturalization Certificate:
- Persons below the age of 18 (minors) that do not possess a Naturalization Certificate or who have not obtained a certificate through their parents are required to submit copies of their parents’ Naturalization Certificates along with a notarized letter signed by both parents that states the conditions in which their child received his or her naturalization. The letter must also state why the child does not have a Naturalization Certificate.
- Those who have obtained citizenship in other countries after having Indian citizenship must provide Naturalization Certificates or proof of citizenship from all countries in which they have been naturalized.
- Indian Passport Requirement: you are required to provide your most recent Indian passport as part of your application. Please submit copies of the first three pages as well as the last two pages of your passport.
- Change in Name Requirement: if the name you have listed on your U.S. passport is different from the name that is listed on your Indian or Indian government issued documentation, you must submit a copy of either:
- A Marriage Certificate that shows the change in name was due to marriage,
- An official court order for your change in name, or
- Endorsement documentation of your change in name during the citizenship process.
- Fee: Renunciation fee of $25 will be charged to your credit card upon receipt of your documents
If you did not obtain your Renunciation Certificate at an earlier time and are now in the process of applying for Renunciation and an India visa, please note that your application processing time could take between 2 to 3 weeks.
Disclaimer – the aforementioned is a general list of requirements. The Consulate/Embassy may request that you send in additional documents to complete your Renunciation.