How to Fill Out the Renunciation of Indian Citizenship Form

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Indian citizens who become naturalised U.S. citizens must renounce their citizenship to India and give up their Indian passport. To surrender their passport, former citizens must present to the Indian government a renunciation form, a fee to have their claim processed, a copy of their U.S. naturalisation certificate, a copy of the first two and the last two pages of their new U.S. passport and a fee to receive the Surrender Certificate by mail.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Download and print the Declaration of Renunciation of Citizenship of India on Acquisition of Citizenship of Another Country from the Consulate General of India website.

  2. 2

    Complete the form. Provide your name, date of citizenship in the U.S., India passport information, names of minor children who were citizens of India and contact information. Sign and date the form.

  3. 3

    Present the form and supporting documentation to the Indian Consulate. Provide your original Indian passport original, a photocopy of first three and last two pages of the passport, a copy of all U.S. passport pages, a copy of your U.S. Naturalization Certificate, proof of U.S. residence, which can be a utility bill, and fees in the form of a cashiers check or money order.

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