Foreigners Division 
Ministry of Home Affairs
Government of India

Foreigners Division

Indian Citizenship

 S.No.

Matter in which fee is to be taken

Amount of fee in India (Rs)

Amount of fee Elsewhere (Rs)

1.

Registration as a citizen under the following sections of the Citizenship Act, 1955.

 

 

1.(i)

Under Section 5(1)(a) and 5(1)(b)

5000

 

1.(ii)

Under Section 5(1) (c).

10000

15000

1.(iii)

Under Section 5(1)(d) (minor child)

3000

 

1.(iv)

Under Sections 5(1)(e), (f) and (g)

5000

 

1.(v)

Under Section 5(4) (minor child) under special circumstances

3000

4000

2

Naturalization as a citizen of India under section 6(1) of the Act

 

 

2(i)

With application

1500

 

2(ii)

Grant of certificate of naturalization

13500

 

3.

Grant of Certificate of naturalization in case of doubt

5000

 

4.

Witnessing the signing of an application or declaration mentioned in rule 28 of these Rules, administering the oath of allegiance.

500

1000

5.

Registration of a declaration of intention to resume Indian citizenship or renunciation of citizenship.

5000

7000

6.

Supplying a certified true copy of any notice, certificate, order, declaration or entry given, granted or made by or under the Act.

500

 

7.

Supplying a certified copy of a Certificate of naturalization.

2000

 

8.

Registering as an overseas citizenship under
Section 7 A (1)

US $ 275 or an
amount equivalent
in local currency

US $ 275 or an
amount equivalent
in local currency

9.

Renunciation of overseas citizenship

US $ 25 or an
amount equivalent
in local currency

US $ 25 or an
amount equivalent
in local currency

10.

Issue of duplicate certificate to overseas citizen of India

US $ 25 or an
amount equivalent
in local currency

US $ 25 or an
amount equivalent
in local currency

11.

Registration as an overseas citizen of India of Person of Indian Origin Card holder, who are eligible

US $ 25 or an
amount equivalent
in local currency

US $ 25 or an
amount equivalent
in local currency