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Address Proof for Passport is one of the most important documents when you are applying for new passport. In case of renewal if your current address is different than your old passport then you need to submit passport address proof documents. There are multiple of documents used as proof of address for passport in India. So, in this article, we will discuss the list of documents. 

Address proof for passport

The following is a list of documents that you can use as present address proof for passport. 

  1. The Water Bill
  2. The telephone (landline or postpaid mobile bill)
  3. The Electricity Bill
  4. Income Tax Assessment Order – A less frequently used document
  5. Election Commission Photo ID Card
  6. Proof of Gas Connection
  7. Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letter head Less used document
  8. Spouse’s passport copy (along with first and last page including family details), (provided the applicant’s present address matches the address mentioned in the spouse’s passport)
  9. Parent’s passport copy, in case of minors (First and last page)
  10.  The Aadhaar Card
  11. Registered Rent Agreement
  12. Photo Passbook of running Bank Account (Scheduled Public Sector Banks, Scheduled Private Sector Indian Banks and Regional Rural Banks only)

Proof of Address for Passport After Marriage

You can use bank account passbook that will act as proof of address for passport. Create a joint bank account with your husband. Just make sure the account has your current address and both names on it. You can use this joint account statement as address proof when you are applying for a passport.

Passport Address Proof Documents for Minors

If you’re under 18, just use any proof of address document in your parent’s name. Here is a list of acceptable passport address proof documents for parents

  1. Water Bill
  2. Telephone (landline or postpaid mobile bill)
  3. Electricity bill
  4. Income Tax Assessment Order
  5. Election Commission Photo ID card
  6. Proof of Gas Connection
  7. Certificate from Employer of reputed companies on letterhead
  8. Passport copy
  9. Aadhaar Card
  10. Rent Agreement
  11. Photo Passbook of running Bank Account (Scheduled Public Sector Banks, Scheduled Private Sector Indian Banks, and Regional Rural Banks only)
Note: Present address proof for passport
  • You need to submit your present address proof for passport, no matter how long you have lived there. Also, you need to mention all the places where you lived in the past year

  • Aadhaar card work as both proof of address for passport and identity proof for your passport application. Submitting an Aadhar card can speed up your application process.

  • If you are minor, then you can submit your parent’s address proof

  • You can use those documents that have same current address as mentioned in the application form.

  • (For Document No. 7): Only public limited companies can give passport address proof documents on the company letterhead along with a seal.

Adults, senior citizens, and kids all require the same documentation (below 18 years of age). The sole exception is that in the case of minors, you will be required to provide a declaration affirming the minor’s details as stated in Annexure D of the application. Adults (aged 18 to 65) must also indicate if they fall into the Non-ECR (Emigration Check Required) category, which will necessitate the submission of a few more papers. The entire list of documents is available on the Passport Seva webpage.

That concludes the acceptable present address proof for passport. There are selected banks whose passbooks you can use for proof of address in your passport. So, let’s take a look at the list of banks whose passbooks you can use as the proof of address for passport

List of Public Sector Banks whose passbooks are accepted as Present Address Proof for Passport –
1. Allahabad Bank 14. Punjab & Sind Bank
2. Andhra Bank 15. Syndicate Bank
3. Bank of Baroda 16. Union Bank of India
4. Bank of India 17. United Bank of India
5. Bank of Maharashtra 18. UCO Bank
6. Canara Bank 19. Vijaya Bank
7. Central Bank of India 20. IDBI Bank Ltd.
8. Corporation Bank 21. State Bank of India
9. Dena Bank 22. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur
10. Indian Bank 23. State Bank of Patiala
11. Indian Overseas Bank 24. State Bank of Hyderabad
12. Oriental Bank of Commerce 25. State Bank of Mysore
13. Punjab National Bank 26. State Bank of Travancore
List of Regional Rural Banks whose passbooks are accepted as Passport Address Proof Documents –
1. Allahabad UP Gramin Bank 28. Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank
2. Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank 29. Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
3. Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank 30. Deccan Grameena Bank
4. Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank 31. Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank
5. Gramin Bank of Aryavart 32. Ellaquai Dehati Bank
6. Assam Gramin Vikash Bank 33. Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank
7. Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank 34. Jharkhand Gramin Bank
8. Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank 35. Jammu And Kashmir Gramin Bank
9. Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank 36. Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
10. BarodaUPGraminBank 37. Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank
11. Bihar Gramin Bank 38. Kaveri Grameena Bank
12. Central Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank 39. Kerala Gramin Bank
13. Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank 40. Madhyanchal Gramin Bank
14. Maharashtra Gramin Bank 41. Malwa Gramin Bank
15. Manipur Rural Bank 42. Marudhara Rajasthan Gramin Bank
16. Meghalaya Rural Bank 43. Mizoram Rural Bank
17. Nagaland Rural Bank 44. Narmada Jhabwa Gramin Bank
18. Pallavan Grama Bank 45. Pandyan Grama Bank
19. Paschim Banga Gramin Bank 46. Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank
20. Prathama Bank 47. Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank
21. Punjab Gramin Bank 48. Purvanchal Bank
22. Saptagiri Grameena Bank 49. Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank
23. Sarva UP Gramin Bank 50. Saurashtra Gramin Bank
24. Sutlej Gramin Bank 51. Tripura Gramin Bank
25. Utkal Grameen Bank 52. Uttar Banga Kshetriya Gramin Bank
26. Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank 53. Uttarakhand Gramin Bank
27. Vananchal Gramin Bank 54. Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank
List of Scheduled Private Banks whose passbooks are accepted as Proof of Address for passports –
1. Bank of Rajasthan Ltd. 14. Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd.
2. Bharat Overseas Bank 15. ING Vysya Bank Ltd.
3. Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd 16. ICICI Bank Limited
4. Federal Bank Ltd 17. Axis Bank Ltd.
5. Dhanlaxmi Bank Ltd. 18. Induslnd Bank Ltd.
6. Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd 19. Yes Bank Ltd.
7. Karnataka Bank Ltd. 20. SBI Commercial and International Bank Ltd.
8. Karur Vysya Bank Ltd. 21. HDFC Bank Ltd.
9. City Union Bank Ltd. 22. DCB Bank Limited
10. Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. 23. Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
11. Nainital Bank Ltd. 24. Odisha Gramya Bank
12. Ratnakar Bank Ltd. 25. Madhya Vihar Gramin Bank
13. South Indian Bank Ltd.

The application for a passport requires various documents in order to be successful. Go through the list for present address proof for passport application I have outlined below. If you have any questions regarding passport address proof documents, please leave them in the comments section. I will gladly assist you in any way I can.

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How many passport address proof documents are required?

You only need one document as proof of your current address for a passport application. But if you have recently moved, you have to show additional proof for your address.

Is driving license accepted as address proof for passport?

No, Driving License is not accepted as address proof for passport

Is the husband's passport valid as address proof for his wife?

Yes, husband's passport can act as address proof for wife only if the address are same and husband's passport mention the wife name as spouse.

Which page of passport to scan for address proof?

For address proof, you should scan the first and last pages of your passport.



  1. Biswanath datta

    I want to change the address of my passport due to recent change of new address.whats the procedure?

  2. Nice article, waiting for your another.

  3. Nitesh

    I was previously residing in delhi, but we shifted to Faridabad. My aadhar card has address of delhi but I have electricity bill of my present address but with my mother’s name. Can i submit that as a address proof?

    • Pankaj

      is your issue resolved? can you guide me as well please.

      • Hari

        Can I use bank passbook of dhanalakshmi bank as address proof for passport

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