Home (Passport) Department
About the Department
  1. Authentication of documents of Indian citizens abroad received from the respective Embassies, Consulates, etc.
  2. Issue of Grant of “No Obligation to Return to India”/waiver certificate.
  3. Matters relating to deportation of foreigners.
  4. Application for Indian Citizenship.
  5. Grant of permission for Border crossing and re-crossing through the Long Belt Conveyor (LBC).
  6. Matters relating to the arrest of foreign nationals.
  7. Sanction for prosecution under Section 15 of the Passports Act, 1967.
  8. Matters relating to the grant of Long term Visa to foreigners.
  9. Matters relating to monthly reports on grant of extension of stay in India by foreigners.
  10. Setting up of Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK).
  11. Deputation of the Deputy Passport Officer, Passport Seva Kendra, Shillong.
  12. Applications under the Right to Information Act, 2005.
  13. Court Cases.
  14. Other miscellaneous matters relating to Indian citizens abroad and foreign nationals in the state of Meghalaya.