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CPV Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuance of Indian Passport to the Indian Citizens. This document is issued from 28 locations across the country and 160 Indian missions abroad.

Regional Passport Office, Chennai is primarily responsible for issuance of Indian Passports to the Citizens of India who are residing within its jurisdictional area.  Submission of applications in Regional Passport Office, Chennai can also be done through Travel Agents authorized by the Regional Passport Office.


Requirements for Fresh Passport:

  • 4 Photographs (4.5 * 3.5 cm) (WITH WHITE BACKGROUND FOR CHILDREN BELOW 3 YEARS)

  • Pan card, Adhar card

  • Election ID

  • Bank Passbook (or) one year statement with covering letter from bank manager

    NOTE: If you hold only Ration Card please provide us any ID Proof like

  • Driving Licenses

  • Bank Passbook

  • ID Card from Reputed Company with letter from employer on letter head

Date of Birth Proof

Applicant born on/after 26.01.1989 should provide their Birth Certificate

  • School Certificate

a)12th Mark Sheet

b)SSLC Mark Sheet

c)Transfer Certificate

  • Birth Certificate

Not Objection Certificate

Employees of Government and Public sector should produce NOC & ANNEXURE

Married Woman

Should provide their marriage certificate (or) Joint Photo

Requirements for Fresh Passport:

  1. TATKAL SCHEME: The applicant’s passport size photograph is also required to be affixed on the Verification Certificate and attested by the officer issuing the Verification Certificate with his/her signature and rubber stamp in a Letter head in such a way that half the signature and stamp appear on the photograph and half of the certificate.

  2. For proof of stay, applicant should produce any ONE of the following documents
    a. Ration Card (OR)
    b. Bank Pass Book with minimum operation of One Year with covering letter   (OR)
    c. PAN Card with Income Tax(IT) Paper – Form 16(OR)
    d. Gas Connection Book with full entry for two years (OR)
    e. Identity card issued by the Chief Election Commissioner
    f. Property sale deed

  3. For Proof of Date of Birth applicant should produce any ONE of the following documents
    a. Transfer Certificate from Educational Institution (OR)
    b. Birth Certificate issued by Municipality/Corporation (OR)
    c. Bonafide Certificate from the school (OR)
    d. Tenth Standard Mark Statement (OR)
    e. Twelfth Standard Mark Statement

Requirements for Fresh Passport for Minors  (up to 18 years):

  1. Birth Certificate or Bonafide Certificate in School Letter Head

  2. Parent’s Original Passport

  3. If either father or mother doesn’t have passport then they have to execute an Affidavit for Minor on a Non-Judicial Stamp Paper

  4. Affidavit by Legal Guardian (in case the parents are not legal guardians). In this case, apart from an affidavit by the legal guardian two responsible persons known to the legal guardian should also execute an affidavit.

  5. In case where the parents are resident outside India, such consent from the parent( s), in the form of Sworn Affidavit, dully attested by the Indian Mission abroad, is acceptable. At least one parent of the minor child must hold a valid Indian passport, failing which passport to minor applicant shall be issued only after police clearance.

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All Countries VISA

  • GIA Holidays. reserves the right to accept or refuse to submit the visa application without stating any reason whatsoever to any or all countries.

  • Submission of visa application on behalf of any client is limited to Indian Citizen, resident in India Only.

  • Our Services for obtaining visas is limited to assisting our customers in the documentation and submitting only. Issuance of Visa depends on the Merits and purpose of travel declared by the applicant and GIA accepts no responsibility in assuring or guarantying visa for any one applying through us.



A visa allows you to travel to the United States as far as the port of entry (airport or land border crossing) and ask the immigration officer to allow you to enter the country. Only the immigration officer has the authority to permit you to enter the United States. He or she decides how long you can stay for any particular visit. Immigration matters are the responsibility of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

All appointments for visa interviews at the Consulate General are made via the Internet based TTS Visa services.  High demand for visas during peak travel times and the need to take additional steps to ensure the safety of the traveling public is likely to result in periodic increases in the wait time for visa appointments.

Which type of visa you will need and the requirements to apply for that visa will depend largely on your purpose of travel, such as tourism, business, study or work.

Malaysian Visa

A visa must be obtained BEFORE a person enters Malaysia by self-representation at the visa issuing office. We submit visa applications online through I-Visa System (For Tourist from Shanghai, China and Chennai, India only). The documents required when applying for a visa are:

  • Valid Passport or Travel Document
  • Form Im.47 (3 copies )
  • Three(3) passport sized photographs
  • Valid confirmed ticket
  • Proof of Financial Capability for duration of stay in Malaysia


Singapore Visa:

A visa must be obtained BEFORE a person enters Singapore by self-representation at the visa issuing office. We submit visa applications online through I-Visa System. The documents required when applying for a visa are:

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • Confirmed onward/return tickets.
  • Three(3) passport sized photographs
  • Sufficient fund to maintain themselves during their stay in Singapore.
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Domestic Air Tickets

India – a land where myriad holiday ideas take shape. In comparison to the wonders of India, most holiday destinations pale into insignificance.Defies description for it encompasses a world of contrasts and excitement. To give you an idea of the magic that is India Each region of India has  something exciting and amazing to offer. In India,  the holiday  never ends. There is so much to do, so  much to  participate in, that the  visitor  can never exhaust the fun of outdoor activities that the country has to offer. India is also the land that treats its guests as God

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International Air Ticket

Travelling to a city outside your country always seems exciting at first.However, once the hassle of booking air tickets sets in, you may feel less enthusiastic. To ensure that you are not bogged down,Gia Holidays has made the booking process fast and convenient.Buy cheap international flight tickets for any international airlines and national carrier at  and enjoy best possible discounts. Visiting any part of the world is just few clicks away. For a memorable journey and wonderful holidaying experience, keep exploring our site and get best offers on a visit to international destinations.Leave all the stresses of life far behind and plan a holiday trip abroad with international flights at 


Why to Book International Flights from ?


Wide Options


Being a leading name in travel industry,  lists almost every airline on its search engine that fly to any international destination. Through its advanced search technology, you can search the short and long haul international flights as per your needs and compare to book the most appropriate one in your budget. Providing great connectivity to wide range of airports across the world,  allows its customers booking international flight tickets to explore the world.


Seamless Booking Experience


Booking international flights is very simple and convenient with us. We guarantee our customers the best prices and ensure that their international travel experience will be memorable. You can grab some special benefits by booking international flights along with exclusive discounts. So, book international tickets for any of the international destinations for all major airlines with .


Consistency and Trust


 is a trustworthy name in travel industry where you can have great online flight booking experiences. The company maintains consistency in providing good services and each journey offered by it ensures complete customer satisfaction. Identify the most suitable airline and travel destination for you and get complete assistance from us for your international travel. In fact, no online travel company can beat our rates & fare accuracy.

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Group Bookings

Gia Holidays Groups is a special team dedicated to catering to the travel needs of groups from 10 to 500 people.We will go the extra mile to facilitate your group booking. Whether you have a sports team, school group, band, orchestra, large family group, social club, or a group of friends travelling to an event or wedding, we can source excellent group rates, for international travel and accommodation.


Gia Holidays Groups will search the best deals from all major airlines to find you the best group discount airfares.*Our Group specialists will offer you an unrivalled efficient service based on vast product knowledge and relationships with global suppliers who specialise in group travel and can offer great group rates.Group travel is subject to special booking terms and conditions. With just a deposit, Group airfares can be block booked to give the benefit of securing seats early, without immediately having to pay in full or provide full names – unlike normal fares.


About Group Travel


Every organisation – formal or informal, consisting of working professionals or students, large or small – enjoys a break and a general shift from the usual. Be it a family, college students or a firm of lawyers; they all want to getaway and do something that brings them together yet allows for something new, something refreshingly different. Gia Holidays entertains these needs with Group Travel or MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) options. With Gia Holidays services, you can choose to travel to a destination of your choice and stay in your desired hotel – and all this at rock bottom prices. Group Travel is now simpler to plan, co – ordinate and execute.

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Tour Packages

Holiday tour packages are one of the best ways to travel hassle-free. With seamless planning, arrangements and transfers taken care of, booking tour packages is the best way to explore the world’s varied landscapes.From lush valleys, snow-capped mountains and pristine beaches to well-preserved wildlife sanctuaries, adventure spots, ancient monuments, and historical and cultural hubs – there is a lot to travel to, know and experience.


International tour packages offered by Gia Holidays cover prime destinations, such as Maldives, Mauritius, Malaysia, Singapore, Europe, Thailand, Bali, Dubai, Sri Lanka, and Australia. The best selling holiday packages include combinations of destinations, such as Mauritius – Dubai, Dubai – Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong – Macau, Maldives – Sri Lanka, and Europe – Dubai.


Also, there are India tour packages for popular destinations like Goa, Himachal, Kashmir, Ladakh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Kerala, and Andaman. These tour packages in India are completely customizable; thus the itinerary can be altered to accommodate stays and activities as per your preference. Thereby, tour packages from Gia Holidays offer you myriad options to have your vacation tailor made, your way.The variety of tour packages one can choose from includes honeymoon tour packages, family vacations, group packages, and fixed departure tours for domestic and international destinations.


No matter, which of these packages keen tourists select, a vacation to cherish for a lifetime is assured by Gia Holidays. Whether they select a domestic or an international destination for their trip, the purpose of travel is fulfilled with equal vacation delight. From sightseeing to indulging in various adventure activities, travelers are provided with a plethora of opportunities to enjoy a holiday just the way they want.


No matter, which one of these tour packages tourists choose to visit their dream destination, a vacation to treasure for life is assured. As the planet oozes with places to explore, doing so with a well-designed package manifolds the experience and imparts memories to cherish for a lifetime. These packages not only facilitate vacationers to enjoy the beauty dotted all over but also help them delve into the past, peep into the mysticism, and soak in the culture of respective countries. With the best holiday packages in India, holidaymakers are at the advantage to delight in the best attractions that this country has in store.


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Hotel Bookings

At Gia Holidays, we’re proud to say that no other travel company offers more hotel booking options or provides a better reservations experience. We pride ourselves on delivering the best hotel prices from the largest selection of hotels and resorts, both in India and across the world. Whether you are looking for a brief stay in Kochi, a weekend getaway in Singapore, business accommodations in Hong Kong or a two-week holiday across Europe, Expedia has the widest range of cheap hotels available. Compare rates from over 321,000 hotels among our extensive worldwide network to guarantee you get the best deal on your hotel booking. Our network covers everything from luxury hotels to airport hotels to discount accommodations; at Gia Holidays, choice is the name of the game.


When looking for your perfect hotel at Gia Holidays, our in-depth tools make it easy to browse rooms by hotel star rating, by deal type and availability, even by hotel brand. Search by destination, by neighborhood, shopping areas, landmarks and even airport proximity – we make finding the right hotel as simple and as frustration-free as can be.


With Gia Holidays you can easily find your ideal hotel for the best price. Simply enter where you want to go and your desired travel dates, and let our hotel search engine compare accommodation prices for you. To refine your search results, simply filter by price, distance (e.g. from the beach), star category, facilities and more. From budget hostels to luxury suites, trivago makes it easy to book online. You can search from a large variety of rooms and locations across India, like Shimla and Jaipur to popular cities and holiday destinations abroad!

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Bus & Train Tickets

Bus services are available across the length and breadth of India, and Gia Holidays realizing the importance of this market tied up with India’s premiere bus service Gia Holidays. Gia Holidays was hence able to quickly gain a significant foothold in this market, especially in South India. It is still at a nascent stage however, and is working towards building many more partnerships to expand its reach and offer an even wider range of options to customers.


At present the key bus routes offered on Gia Holidays are around the main metros i.e. mainly buses plying in and out of Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune. Gia Holidays carefully selects its hosts and its on-ground staff verify all details, before a homestay gets listed on its website.


Online booking provides ease and convenience of bus booking. Customers can search available routes online, check the bus schedule, distance of travel, duration, bus fare, and make their choice accordingly. Travellers have the option to choose from luxury to semi -deluxe buses, including Volvo and Volvo A/c Sleeper buses.


All set for the journey, still worried about train booking? Gia Holidays is here to make your life simpler, make online train e-ticket bookings at leisure without any hassles and get-set-go for the trip. Train Booking is one of the most crucial bits of planning any trip or holiday. With Gia Holidays, you can book train e-tickets online from the comfort of your home, office or wherever you are within few minutes. Forget the time when you had to stand in long waiting queues for getting IRCTC train reservations. You can seamlessly book train e-tickets online through our platform and get rid of in-person troubles.


Gia Holidays aims to offer easy services with the most hassle-free experiences. Make train e-ticket booking online for any destination in the most comfortable way. Travelers can with no trouble find relevant trains, fares for various classes, schedules, seat availability and eventually make a reservation online. It is a quick and straightforward process that makes traveling more enjoyable. You can check out the details like train departure & arrival time between two particular destinations and so on. We provide comprehensive information about various trains traveling several cities that will make your planning easier.

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Foreign Exchange

There is no trade that can take place without the presence of forex, the conversion of one country’s currency into another. Whether it is for import and export, travel, or purely for trading,  is a necessity.


In today’s world, people frequent foreign countries either for work purpose or leisure. Availing  abroad may not be an easy task. Searching for the right place to get a currency exchange can be a hurdle.  makes it easy for you to exchange foreign currency through its online mode. So wherever in the world you are, no longer do you have to depend upon any other source of 


Simply log on to the  website and fill in the required details. Whether you wish to purchase or sell , you can perform any transaction at your own convenience. You also save yourself from exchanging your money at unreliable sources and inflated prices.  website offers various exchange rates so that you can decide the
amount and the day of dealing in 


You will receive the best rate of online exchange with  You can select from multiple choices of payment. With doorstep delivery as well as branch pick up options, it is in fact a luxury to buy or sell forex with . So the next time you are searching for  options, you know exactly where to go!