Processing Time of Passport Application are decided by The Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi / Consulate General of India, Dubai.
The Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi / Consulate General of India, Dubai has the sole and absolute discretion to either Accept or Refuse your application. BLS International has no involvement in the decision making process of The Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi / Consulate General of India, Dubai.
Working days would be as per the working days of Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi/ Consulate General of India, Dubai. Sunday to Thursday (Except Public Holidays, please refer to Holiday List on Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi Consulate General of India, Dubai website)
Effective 20th, July 2016 there is a change in the passport processing time as per instructions from Consulate General of India, Dubai. The new processing time schedule is provided below.
Type of Passport / Type of Service
Minimum Working Days
Dubai Issued Passport
Passport Issued other than Dubai
All Minor Child Passport Renewal (MCNP)
Registration of Child New Passport Application (RCNP)
All Tatkal Applications (Adult, MCNP, RCNP)
Lost/Damaged- Dubai Issued Passport
Lost/Damaged- Passport Issue other than Dubai
New passport with Name change in the Passport
Minimum 5 working days (Subject to Clearance)
J & K Applications
Tatkal/Normal reissue of passports expected to be dispatched on second and fifth working day respectively, excluding the date of submission of application, depending on records available in the Passport Office System, subject to finding no adverse/incomplete entry/report.
Passport Office shall decide whether Police Verification is required for issuance of passports. Generally, in most cases of re-issue, police verification would not be required or only post police verification would be required, exceptions being certain cases of re-issue of passport in lieu of lost passport/ complete change of name/ certain cases of corrections in the particulars on the first or last cover page of the passport, depending on records available in the Passport Office System.
In complex cases, such as adoption, application on behalf of a minor from single parent, major change in name, LOP/Damage, doubtful/deficient documentation, J&K subjects, the processing time could be expected to be more then as indicated above.
New passport for name change in the passport will take minimum 5 working days but passport dispatching will be subject to clearance.
* For Short Validity Passport ( Eg: 1 year,2 years and 5 years valid passport) please refer to the Short validity passport checklist which is listed above.