So basically I applied for a new passport and I got it two months ago. I was flipping through the pages a few days ago and I realized that there is a loose dangling thread in the lower part of the booklet if you look carefully. So far the passport is tight and is in mint condition but I want to know that if one stitch is broken, wouldn't all the stitches come out eventually?
I'm worried as getting a passport in India can be a bit daunting due to police verification and overburdened administrative system and I don't want to go through the whole process again.
So can I try my luck in travelling with this passport? Do you guys think it can survive for 10 years? I rarely take it outside of my folder but I'm worried that after a few visa stamps and a few more scans of this passport, all the stitches might come out.
What should I do?
Also can I apply for a student visa now with this passport? As the embassy and the immigration officers usually stretch out the entire booklet to put a stamp/visa on it will it make the threading even more loose?
Maybe I'm overreacting on a tiny piece of loose thread but I would really like to hear your 2 cents on the condition of my passport.