ECNR endorsement Passport and Related services

ECNR endorsement

Following categories of persons are eligible for Emigration Check Not Required [ECNR] endorsement on Passports:

  • Persons going abroad in managerial capacity in Hotels, Restaurants, Tea Houses etc. possessing specialized degrees in these fields. Original degree with attested copy to be submitted with application
  • All Gazetted government servants
  • All income-tax payers-Proof of assessment of income tax and actual payment of income tax for the last three years to be submitted
  • All professional degree holders, such as doctors holding MBBS degrees or degrees in Ayurvedic or Homeopathy, accredited journalists, engineers, chartered accountants, lecturers, teachers, scientists, advocates etc. Original degree with attested copy to be submitted
  • Spouses and dependent children of categories (b) to (d) above
  • All persons who have been staying abroad for more than three years (the period of three years could be either in one stretch or broken) an spouses and children of such persons
  • All holders of Diplomatic/Official Passports
  • Dependent children of parents whose passports are classified as ECNR. In the case of such children, ECNR classification is restricted until they attain 24 yrs of age.
  • Persons holding Graduate or Higher degrees. Original degree with one attested copy to be submitted
  • Persons holding diplomas from recognized Institutions like Polytechnics. Original diploma with attested copy to be submitted
  • Nurses possessing qualifications recognized under the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947. Original degree/diploma with attested copy to be submitted
  • All persons above the age of 60 yrs
  • Persons possessing certificates of vocational training from Government recognized institutions.

Following documents/papers are required

  • Current passport
  • Form No: EAP-II duly filled in along with four photos
  • Relevant document in support of claim to the above categories
  • Other documents like work permit/resident permit