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  Business   Economy  23 Jun 2017  Passport fee cut for below 8, above 60 applicants

Passport fee cut for below 8, above 60 applicants

PTI
Published : Jun 23, 2017, 4:30 pm IST
Updated : Jun 23, 2017, 4:30 pm IST

Ministry also says passports would now be in both Hindi and English, and not just in English.

Passport is issued by Ministry of External Affairs.
 Passport is issued by Ministry of External Affairs.

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today announced that passports would now be in both Hindi and English, and not just in English.

She also announced 10 per cent reduction in passport fee for applicants who are under eight and over 60.

 

Personal details in passports are now printed only in English.

The external affairs minister was addressing an event to mark 50 years of the Passport Act, 1967.

Tags: passport act, passport fee, sushma swaraj, ministry of external affairs
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi