How to Renew Indian Passport in Singapore – Step-by-Step Guide

Your Indian passport is about to expire! Know how to renew your Indian passport in Singapore and what required documents you need.


You can renew your Indian passport in Singapore, you don’t need to fly back to India for passport renewal. In this blog, I’ll cover how to apply for Indian passport renewal in Singapore, what documents you need, and how much it costs.

If you are an Indian, currently living or working in Singapore, and your passport is about to expire, you should renew it soon.

The good news is you can fill up your passport renewal application online. Then you have to submit the application with all the necessary papers to the Indian High Commission, Singapore.


Let’s see how to apply to renew your Indian passport.

How to Renew Indian Passport in Singapore

To renew your Indian passport in Singapore, you can follow these steps:

  1. Check the eligibility and gather the required documents (listed below);
  2. Fill in passport renewal application form online;
  3. Book an online appointment at BLS Counter in Indian High Commission;
  4. Visit the Indian High Commission BLS counter;
  5. Pay your passport renewal fee and Submit your application form;
  6. Collect your renewed passport;

Now, let’s have a look in step by step guide on this application process. I’ll try to describe all these steps with more detail. See and follow the step-by-step guide.


Step 1: Gather all Required Documents

Before you apply for passport renewal, you have to check if you have all the required documents. Then gather all of them.

Required Documents for Indian Passport Renewal in Singapore:

  • A print-out of the registered online application form;
  • One recent coloured photograph with a white background and size (2 inch x 2 inch) taken within the last 6 months;
  • Copy of the existing (or expired) Indian Passport;
  • Copy of your Singapore identity card (NRIC/EP/SP/DP/WP)
  • Proof of residence in Singapore (e.g., utility bill, bank statement)
  • The passport fee 104 SGD for normal delivery or 305 SGD for Tatkaal (Emergency)

Step 2: File Online Application

After you have arranged all the documents, you are to fill in an online application form. Here is a simple guide on how to file an online application for Indian passport renewal.

  1. Visit Passport Seva website and Register by clicking on the “Register” Link;
  2. Login with your login ID and Password from “User Login” link;
  3. Click on “Apply for Ordinary Passport/Emergency Certificate/Police Clearance Certificate/Surrender of Indian Passport/Diplomatic Passport/Official Passport/Identity Certificate”;
  4. Fill in the application form with the correct information;
  5. Take a printout of the online submitted form;

Remember, depending on your passport application type, correction or information change, you will need more different documents.

To know specific details about the required documents, see this information page Indian Passport Renewal Requirements by BLS International.


Note: There are facilities for taking photographs, filing online applications, and photocopying with service fees at High Commission premises.

Step 3: Book an Appointment at BLS or Indian High Commission

If you are applying for normal processing, you have to book an appointment at BLS counter in High Commission of India. Note that, BLS is a passport application centre. Here is the appointment link- Book BLS Appointment. At BLS, extra service charges are applicable.

If you are applying for Tatkaal Service (Emergency Processing), you can book an appointment directly at Indian High Commission, Singapore from this Online Appointment at High Commission India link.

Step 4: Pay Passport Fee

All types of passport fee is payable only in CASH at BLS counter or High Commission. You can not make the payment by credit card or electronic payment.


So, pay the passport fee and follow the next step to submit your application documents.

Step 5: Submit your Application

Finally, submit your Application form with all necessary documents at the BLS counter or Indian High Commission.

Remember, you should provide all the necessary documents. Missing any document may cause your application to be cancelled.

Step 6: Collect your Renewed Passport

Normally, the passport processing time is between 5 to 8 working days. But renewing a lost or damaged passport, and changing passport information may require some more time, because this type of application may require police verification in India.

Tatkaal (Emergency) passport services may take a maximum of 3 to 5 working days to deliver your passport.

By the way, you can track your passport application status online. Login to your user account at passport seva website, you can see your passport status.

When your passport is ready to issue, you can collect it from the Indian High Commission, Singapore.

Tips and Information

Here are some additional things to keep in mind when renewing your Indian passport in Singapore:

  • You must be physically present in Singapore to apply for a passport renewal.
  • If you are making any changes to your personal details, such as your name or address, you will need to provide more supporting documents. This type of application may require police verification in India.

For more information about Indian Passport renewal, you can contact to the following:

BLS International Services Singapore Pte Ltd.
Address: 10 Jln Besar, #14 – 02/04/05 Sim Lim Tower,
Phone: +65 3163 5611,

High Commission of India
Address: 31 Grange Rd,
Phone: +65 6737 6777,

I hope this blog will be helpful to you. If you need more information about Indian Passport Renewal in Singapore, please write a comment below. We’ll reply as soon as possible.

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