Indian expatriates within the UAE can now get their passports renewed in simply two days with a brand new working process taking impact from August, in line with a media report.
Additional, the Indian Consulate in Dubai can now settle for passport functions from expatriates dwelling throughout the UAE, the Gulf Information reported. Earlier, every emirate had its particular person centre for verification.
The passport renewal varieties will likely be processed on the identical day as it’s obtained, Consul Normal of India in Dubai Dr Aman Puri informed the newspaper.
Puri mentioned some functions might take longer to course of. “It will take an extended time, a median of two weeks, if there’s any want for particular approvals like police verification or some other clearance from India,” he defined.
Final yr, the Indian mission right here issued over 2 lakh passports, the very best rely for an Indian mission the world over.