Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Indian expats in UAE should register birth of their new born children without delay


Indian expatriates are urged not to delay the registration of their new-born babies with the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi or the Consulate General of India in Dubai the Embassy said in a statement that the immediate registration of the birth is required to get an Indian passport issued.

If the registration is not done within one year of birth, there may be delay in issuing the passport as additional formalities may be needed and financial penalties may be imposed by the UAE authorities.
For registration of the birth and obtaining new passport, complete the formalities, including filling up of requisite forms  under passport services – registration of birth, issue of BC and passport for a child born in UAE)

 After one year of the birth of the child, the case will have to be referred to Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Indian Citizenship Section, 26, Jaisalmer House, Mansingh Road, New Delhi-110011, in the prescribed application forms for getting approval. Procedure for getting approval in such cases from MHA takes considerable time. It is, therefore, advisable that parents holding Indian passports, register the birth of their children born in UAE with the Embassy within the prescribed period of one year without fail.

Persons like spouses married to Indian citizens etc, intending to acquire Indian citizenship by registration, who are resident in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, are required to apply in the prescribed forms  to Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Indian Citizenship Section, 26, Jaisalmer House, Mansingh Road, New Delhi-110011 through the Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi. Prospective applicants are cautioned that procedure for getting approval in such cases from MHA takes considerable time. It is, therefore, advisable that such persons apply well in time with all documents.
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