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Cancellation of ECR endorsement

Services Documents Required Fees Processing Time Form
Cancellation of ECR endorsement
  • Application form EAP – I (External). All particulars in the application should tally with those in the present passport.
  • 3 recent photos (not older than three months, no uniform) with white/light background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. (51mm* 51mm). Ears, forehead to chin to be completely visible.
  • Signature should be in DARK BLACK INK and should not touch the lines of the box.
  • Current Passport in original 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.
  • For canceling ECR Status in the case of dependents, (children/spouse) original and a photocopy of passport of the spouse/parent
  • In the case of passports issued by other Passport Issuing AuthoritiesPersonal Particulars Form (in Triplicate with pasted photos).
  • Personal appearance of applicant is compulsory to establish physical identity.
  • For name change procedure, the application can be submit in the center only after 30 days of completion of both newspapers.
  • Indian news paper advertisement has to be from same state and place of applicant address as per passport.
  • Photo ID card copy (Driving License, Emirates Id Card, Health Card, Labour Card, Election Commission card School Identity card in case of Minors...etc.)
  • Any Changes to be amended in the passport should be accompanied with documentary evidence. (Any kind of correction like parents name spouse name) and prior approval from CGI)

Note : AUH/Al-Ain visa holders applying in Dubai should provide the address proof in their name i.e. Tenancy Contract/Electricity Bill/Photo testified letter from the company (any one submitted in English). For dependents (house wife/minors/house maid) photo testified letter from sponsor,  Passport copy and Tenancy Contract/Electricity Bill of sponsor.


  • For Adults (36 pages booklet ) -285/-
  • For Adults (60 pages jumbo booklet) - 380/-
  • For minors - 190/-
  • For Tatkal Service -855/-
  • For Tatkal Service -950/- (60 Pages)
  • BLS Service Charge - 9/-
  • Indian community welfare fund - 6/-
  • 7 working days if issued at Dubai.
  • Passport issued by other PIAs (Passport Issuing Authorities) – 40  working days
  • Passport under Tatkal scheme – in 3 working days(Depending upon the clearance from the consulate)