The birth of every child born in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Indian parent(s) is required to be registered with the Embassy of India, Riyadh or Consulate General of India, Jeddah depending upon areas of jurisdiction.  The birth of a child in Riyadh, Dammam, Jubail, Hofuf, Al Jouf, Buraidah, Qurayat, Hafr-al-Batin, Al Khafji, Wadi-al-Dawaser, Arar, Rafha and nearby areas, in the Northern/eastern provinces of KSA is required to be registered with the Embassy within one year of the birth.   A copy of the Extract from Birth certificate is issued by the Embassy to the child after registering his/her name as an Indian national and a separate Passport is issued to the new born baby.

Every child who is born to Indian parent(s) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is issued a separate passport.  It is not possible to include the child’s name in the passport of mother/father.

 Requirements for Birth Registration & Separate Passport (BRSP) for new born baby:
 

  1. Online registration of the birth of the child born abroad under section 4(1) of the Citizenship Act on the website http://www.indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/ic_form_public.aspx.
  2. A copy of the application submitted online for registration of child.
  3. Passport Application Form duly signed by both parents (child’s thumb impression should be affixed in the signature box) – left thumb for male & right thumb for female..
  4. Annexure D to be signed by both the parents and presence of both the parents or either parent with passports of both the parents at the time of submission of application;   OR   Annexure C in case of single parent or the other parent not available for reasons mentioned in para III of the Annexure.
  5. Birth certificate issued by Ministry of Civil Affairs along with its English translation in original.
  6. Birth Registration Certificate in Original.
  7. Three recent passport-size photographs of 3.5 cm x 4 cm with white background (For more info, please go to photo specifications).
  8. Mother’s passport in original.
  9. Photocopy of both parents’ passports (original to be shown for verification).
  10. Photocopy of both parents' Iqamas (original to be shown for verification).
  11. A copy of marriage certificate of the parents.
  12. Atleast one of the parents should have spouse's name endorsed in the passport.
  13. Prescribed fees.

In case one of the parent happens to be a foreign national, a certificate from the Embassy of the foreign country stating that the child has not been registered as their citizen and not issued any passport, may also be submitted.



Late Registration of the birth of the child

The birth of the child is required to be registered with the Indian Embassy within one year of the birth.  In case, the registration of the birth could not be done for any reasons, one of the parents of the minor may visit the Embassy and meet the consular officer with a request to register the birth detailing the reasons for not registering the birth on time, alongwith following documents.

  1. Online registration of the birth of the child born abroad under section 4(1) of the Citizenship Act on the website http://www.indiancitizenshiponline.nic.in/ic_form_public.aspx.
  2. A copy of the application submitted online for registration of child, duly attested by the consular officer.
  3. Birth certificate issued by Ministry of Civil Affairs along with its English translation in original.
  4. Birth Registration Certificate in Original.
  5. Photocopy of both parents’ passports (original to be shown for verification).
  6. Photocopy of both parents' Iqamas (original to be shown for verification).
  7. A copy of marriage certificate of the parents.
  8. Atleast one of the parents should have spouse's name endorsed in the passport.