Form IC-5(1)(e)


Registration as a citizen of india under section 5(1)(e) of the citizenship act, 1955 made by a person whose parents are registered as citizen of india under section 5(1)(a) or section 6(1)

  • Eligibility Criteria

    Person of Indian origin who are ordinarily resident in India for seven years before making an application for registration.
    Note:
    For the purpose of clause (a) an applicant shall be deemed to be ordinarily resident in India if-
    I. He has resided in India throughout the period of 12 months immediately before making an application for registration.
    II. He has resided in India during the 8 years immediately preceding the said period of 12 months for a period of not less than 6 years.
    For the purpose of this subsection, a person shall be deemed to be of Indian origin if he, or either of his parents, was born in undivided India or in such other territory which became part of India after the 15th day of August, 1947.

    The applicants are advised to carefully go through the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and rules framed there under to determine their eligibility for Indian citizenship.

    A Person who is married to a citizen of India and is ordinarily resident in India for seven years before making an application for registration.
    Note:
    For the purpose of clause (c) an applicant shall be deemed to be ordinarily resident in India if-
    I. He has resided in India throughout the period of 12 months immediately before making an application for registration.
    II. He has resided in India during the 8 years immediately preceding the said period of 12 months for a period of not less than 6 years.

    The applicants are advised to carefully go through the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and rules framed there under to determine their eligibility for Indian citizenship.

    Minor children of persons who are citizens of India.
    Note:
    Person who has not attained the age of 18 years is considered as minor.

    The applicants are advised to carefully go through the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and rules framed there under to determine their eligibility for Indian citizenship.

    Person of full age and capacity whose parents are registered as citizens of India under section 5 (1) (a) or under sub- section (1) of section 6.

    The applicants are advised to carefully go through the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and rules framed there under to determine their eligibility for Indian citizenship.

    A person of full age and capacity who, or either of his parents, was earlier citizen of Independent India, and has been residing in India for one year immediately before making an application for registration.
    Note:
    I. Full age means 18 years of age and above.
    II. One year stay means continuous stay for a period of 1 year immediately before making an application for registration as citizen of India.

    The applicants are advised to carefully go through the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and rules framed there under to determine their eligibility for Indian citizenship.

    A person of full age and capacity who has been registered as an overseas citizen of India for five years, and who has been residing in India for one year before making an application.

    The applicants are advised to carefully go through the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and rules framed there under to determine their eligibility for Indian citizenship.

    Where an application is made in the prescribed manner by any person of full age and capacity (not being an illegal migrant) may apply for grant of citizenship under this section. A person is qualified for the certification under naturalisation if he/she fulfils the following criteria:
    Note:
    I. He/she has either resided in India or been in the service of a Government in India or partly the one and partly the other, throughout the period of 12 months immediately preceding the date of the application.
    II. During the fourteen years immediately preceding the said period of twelve months, he/ she has either resided in India or been in the service of a Government of India, or partly the one and partly the other, for periods amounting in the aggregate to not less than eleven years.
    III. He/ She is of a good character.
    IV. He/ She have an adequate knowledge of a language specified in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution.

    The applicants are advised to carefully go through the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and rules framed there under to determine their eligibility for Indian citizenship.

    A person may submit an application for registration of birth of his minor child born outside India in terms of sub-section(1) of section 4 in Form I to the Indian consulate in the country, where such child was born, together with a declaration that the child does not hold the passport of any other country.

    The applicants are advised to carefully go through the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and rules framed there under to determine their eligibility for Indian citizenship.

  • Required Documents

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    • A copy of valid Foreign Passport
    • A copy of valid Residential Permit/LTV
    • Evidence of the date of birth of the parents’ viz. copy of the Indian passport, birth certificate, etc.

    Image Uploading Criteria Document Uploading Criteria
    1. Needs to upload applicant passport size photograph. 1. Needs to upload
    (a) Proof Indian origin document of the Parents / Applicant
    (b) A copy of the valid Foreign Passport attached
    (c) A copy of the valid Residential Permit attached
    2. Image Dimension of Photograph should be 100(Width) * 120(Hight) Pixel only. 2. Please Scan the above documents and save in PDF format.
    3. Ensure that the size of the scanned image are not more than 20kb. 3. Each Document can contain multiple pages.
    4. Uploading image should be in jpg format only. 4. Each PDF Document should not exceed size more than 1024kb(1MB).
    5. Use the Microsoft picture manager for resizing the image

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    • A copy of valid Foreign Passport
    • A copy of valid Residential Permit/LTV
    • Evidence of his/her husband’s/wife’s Indian nationality viz. copy of the Indian passport, birth certificate, etc.
    • A copy of marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage

    Image Uploading Criteria Document Uploading Criteria
    1. Needs to upload applicant passport size photograph. 1. Needs to upload
    (a) A copy of the valid Foreign Passport attached
    (b) A copy of the valid Residential Permit attached
    (c) Evidence of Applicant spouse Indian nationality
    (d) A copy marriage certificate issued by Registrar of Marriage
    (e) If spouse is in the service of Govt. of India: Documentary evidence of spouse employment in Govt. of India attached
    2. Image Dimension of Photograph should be 100(Width) * 120(Hight) Pixel only. 2. Please Scan the above documents and save in PDF format.
    3. Ensure that the size of the scanned image are not more than 20kb. 3. Each Document can contain multiple pages.
    4. Uploading image should be in jpg format only. 4. Each PDF Document should not exceed size more than 1024kb(1MB).
    5. Use the Microsoft picture manager for resizing the image

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    • A copy of valid Foreign Passport of the child or parent or which has/ her name is entered
    • A copy of valid Residential Permit/LTV
    • Proof of Indian citizenship of both the parents’ viz. copy of the Indian passport, birth certificate, etc.
    • In case of guardian, enclose proof of guardianship

    Image Uploading Criteria Document Uploading Criteria
    1. Needs to upload applicant passport size photograph. 1. Needs to upload
    (a) A copy of the valid Foreign Passport attached
    (b) A copy of the valid Residential Permit attached
    (c) Documentary Evidence of his/her both parents was a citizen of India viz. copy passport or Indian Citizenship or birth certificate
    2. Image Dimension of Photograph should be 100(Width) * 120(Hight) Pixel only. 2. Please Scan the above documents and save in PDF format.
    3. Ensure that the size of the scanned image are not more than 20kb. 3. Each Document can contain multiple pages.
    4. Uploading image should be in jpg format only. 4. Each PDF Document should not exceed size more than 1024kb(1MB).
    5. Use the Microsoft picture manager for resizing the image

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    • A copy of valid Foreign Passport
    • A copy of valid Residential Permit/LTV
    • Copies of Indian citizenship certificates of both the parents issued under Section 5(1)(a) or 6(1) of the Citizenship Act, 1955

    Image Uploading Criteria Document Uploading Criteria
    1. Needs to upload applicant passport size photograph. 1. Needs to upload
    (a) A copy of the valid Foreign Passport attached
    (b) A copy of the valid Residential Permit attached
    (c) Citizenship certificate for parents of applicant attached
    2. Image Dimension of Photograph should be 100(Width) * 120(Hight) Pixel only. 2. Please Scan the above documents and save in PDF format.
    3. Ensure that the size of the scanned image are not more than 20kb. 3. Each Document can contain multiple pages.
    4. Uploading image should be in jpg format only. 4. Each PDF Document should not exceed size more than 1024kb(1MB).
    5. Use the Microsoft picture manager for resizing the image

    List of Uploading Document


    • A copy of valid Foreign Passport
    • A copy of valid Residential Permit/LTV
    • Evidence that the applicant or either of his/ her parents was a citizen of Independent India viz. copy of the Indian passport, birth certificate, etc.

    Image Uploading Criteria Document Uploading Criteria
    1. Needs to upload applicant passport size photograph. 1. Needs to upload
    (a) A copy of the valid Foreign Passport attached
    (b) A copy of the valid Residential Permit attached
    (c) Proof of Indian origin document of applicant or either of parents was a citizen of independent India
    2. Image Dimension of Photograph should be 100(Width) * 120(Hight) Pixel only. 2. Please Scan the above documents and save in PDF format.
    3. Ensure that the size of the scanned image are not more than 20kb. 3. Each Document can contain multiple pages.
    4. Uploading image should be in jpg format only. 4. Each PDF Document should not exceed size more than 1024kb(1MB).
    5. Use the Microsoft picture manager for resizing the image

    List of Uploading Document