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Indian passport renewal applications to resume in Abu Dhabi

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New Delhi, July 9 (HS) The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi will remove all restrictions on passport renewal applications at BLS International Centres in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from July 15. The passport services were suspended in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and a temporary ban on international arrivals in India.
However, the Embassy said that its advisory dated June 17 conveying relaxation by exempting the physical presence of senior citizen (above 60 years), minor children (below 12 years), pregnant women and differently abled applicants at the time of the submission of passport application may continue till further improvement in the situation.
“All applicants are requested to maintain appropriate social distancing norms in accordance with local rules and regulations and wear face masks and gloves while visiting BLS centres,” the embassy tweeted on Wednesday.