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Do one needs a marriage certificate to get passport in India?

As an Indian citizen, I've often wondered if a marriage certificate is required to obtain a passport in India. After conducting some research, I've found that it is not mandatory to provide a marriage certificate for a passport application. However, if you wish to include your spouse's name on your passport, then a marriage certificate is necessary. Additionally, if you are applying for a dependent visa, the marriage certificate becomes essential. Overall, a marriage certificate is not a compulsory document for a passport, but it can be useful in certain situations.

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