Citizenship and Passport

In India, you are a citizen if

(a) you were born in the territory of India; or

(b) either of your parents were born in the territoryof India; or

(c) who has been ordinarily resident in the territoryof India for not less than five years immediately preceding such commencement,

A Passport is a Government issued document that you require if you want to travel to other countries. You can applyfor your passport online

Or by going to the nearest Passport Seva Kendra. The fees for the issue of a passport differ on the basis of urgency (normal/tatkaal) and the number of pages required (36 pages/60 pages).