It has been decided to outsource passport and consular services also to M/s VF Services (UK) Ltd, with effect from 15 January 2015.
From 15 January 2015, application forms for Renunciation of Indian Citizenship & Surrender of Indian Passport services will be accepted at the centres in Paris, Lyon, Marseilles, Strasbourg and Bordeaux. Applications for Renunciation of Indian Citizenship & Surrender of Indian Passport services can be deposited at any of these centres, depending on the convenience of the applicant irrespective of the place of residence of the applicant. The addresses of these centres are given below:
1. Paris: 42-44, Rue de Paradis, 75010 Paris
2. Marseille: 18-22, Rue Edmond Rostand, 13006 Marseille
3. Lyon: 20 rue de la Villette, Le Bonnel 5th Floor, 69328 Lyon Cedex 03
4. Strasbourg: 20, place des Halles, 67000 Strasbourg, Tour Europe-13th Floor
5. Bordeaux : 81, Boulevard Pierre 1er, 33110 Le Bouscat, Bordeaux
For detailed information please visit: http://www.vfsglobal.com/india/france/
Embassy has not appointed or authorized any other agency or individual agent to render any passport service on behalf of the Embassy and it shall not be responsible for any transaction made with unauthorized agencies / agents.
For any enquiry or information or clarification please call:
From within France: 08 92 23 03 58
From outside France: + 1 214 257 1048
Website in French: -Under Construction-
Website in English: http://www.vfsglobal.com/india/france/
Note: Indian nationals, who are in the process of obtaining citizenship of another country or have already obtained citizenship of another country, must renounce/ surrender their Indian passport immediately after acquisition of foreign citizenship.
Important: All the persons of India origin, who have acquired foreign nationality on or before 31.05.2010 must surrender their Indian passport. They will be issued 'Surrender Certificate' and cancelled Indian Passport.
All the persons of India origin, who have acquired foreign nationality on or after 01.06.2010, must surrender their Indian Passport and Renounce Indian citizenship. They need to apply for a Surrender Certificate and Renunciation Certificate. Surrender certificate, cancelled Indian Passport and the Renunciation certificate will be given back to the applicant. Any delay in surrendering Indian passport and its use for travel shall attract penalty charges.
All the persons of India origin, who are unable to produce Indian passport should apply for a sworn affidavit stating the reasons for not being able to produce the Indian Passport.
Penalty for misuse of Indian passport shall be imposed if the last held Indian passport expired on or after 1.1.2005 and it is retained beyond three years from the date of acquisition of Foreign Nationality i.e. not surrendered or the person travelled on Indian passport beyond the grace period of three months from the date of acquisition of foreign nationality or the validity of the last held Indian passport was renewed after acquiring foreign nationality.