2 recent photos with white background with dark color dress and frontal view. (51mm*51mm). Forehead, Ears and chin to be visible.
Valid Passport in Original (which should cover the whole previous Financial Year, i.e. from 1st April, to 31st March) if not previous passport also with photocopy of first, last, address page if separate page, any other endorsement pages and visa page with additional booklets if any. For minors (up to 18 years) parents' passport copies are required.
Passports without residence visa may also be accepted in case the Applicants had not stayed in India for more than 182 during the previous Financial Year.
A declaration by the applicant to the effect that he has not stayed in India for more than 182 days during the PREVIOUS Financial Year (1st April to 31st March). (Format enclosed).
A Sworn Affidavit from IVS Global signed by the applicant in the presence of a Consular Officer .
If the applicant wants to have the name of his/her son/daughter mentioned in the NRI certificate, then the applicant should give a copy of Passport (1st and last pages) or certificate copy of the child.
The names of other relative of the applicant will not be mentioned in the certificate.]
Personal appearance of the applicant is compulsory to establish physical identity.
Embassy of India is providing NRI certificate to the particular person who is applying for that which will mentioned that they are NRI. In general format without mentioning their children name.