Indian Citizenship by Descent

Passport Services - Indian Citizenship by Descent

The Government of India has simplified the procedure for acquisition of Indian Citizenship by descent. The application is required to be filed online. The new procedure is available on MHA's website and the online form is available here

A hard copy of the online application for grant of citizenship under Section 4(1) of the Indian Citizenship Act, 1955 is to be submitted to the concerned Indian Mission/Post where the applicant was born.