External Affairs Minister

Dr. S. JaishankarExternal Affairs Minister

External Affairs Minister,

V. MuraleedharanMinister of State for External Affairs

General (Retd) Vijay Kumar Singh

General (Dr) Vijay Kumar Singh (Retd)

Minister of State for External Affairs

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The Consular, Passport & Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs inter alia handles all policy matters related to:

  • Issuance of Diplomatic & Official Passports
  • Consular Grievance
  • Legalisation/Attestation of documents
  • Extradition Matters
  • Processing of Visa requests from foreign Missions & Posts based in New Delhi for their Diplomats & Non-diplomatic staff
  • Issuance of Indian Visas at our Missions abroad for foreign nationals
  • Registration of births and deaths abroad
  • Issuance of OCI Card by our Missions/Posts abroad

Passport Seva Programme (PSP) Division

Vision Statement

To deliver passport services to citizens in a timely, transparent, more accessible and reliable manner and in a comfortable environment through streamlined processes; and by a committed, trained and motivated workforce.