Now, the Indian Passport will get a makeover as confirmed by the Ministry of External Affairs. The changes will be made on the last page of the passport. The last page has names of the spouse, parents or legal guardian and address of the passport-holder. In fact, the colour of ECR passports will also be changed.
Recommendations of the meeting New Passport
In the meeting of the External Affairs Ministry, the matters related to passport applications like the name of the father should not be mentioned in the passport or issuing passport to children with single parent and to adopted children. The recommendations of the committee were consulted and decided that the last page of the passport and other travel documents issued under the Passports Act, 1967, and Passport Rules, 1980, would no longer be printed. New Passport
Changes to come in new passport New Passport
Talking about the already existing passport, there are Emigration Check Required (ECR) and old passport number with date and place of issue of that passport on the last page. So, after printing of this new passport, the passport holders will be divided into two categories. Those who have ECR status will get orange colour passport jacket while non-ECR status continue to get a blue passport. New Passport
The validity of the existing passports would continue to remain valid till the date of expiry printed in the passport booklet. So, he existing passport holders don’t need to be worried about the same. New Passport