In view of the New ICAO regulations, the extension of validity of passports has been discontinued. For reissuance of passport in all cases, application for issue of new passport should be made as per details in New Passport. The application form may be submitted at the counter of any authorized VFS Centre.
In the case of Passport issued by PIA (Mission/Post/Passport Offices in India) other than Embassy of India, Riyadh, if the records are available in the computer system, the time required is 3 working days. In case, records are not available in the computer system, the passport will be issued on the receipt of confirmation from the PIA concerned.
In case, applicant is holding a short validity passport which was not issued at Riyadh, its validity would be extended only on receipt of confirmation from the concerned passport office.