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Your new Indian passport will have old passport number (on the address page, at the bottom). Old passport will be canceled by cancel stamp on first page and it will be punched so that it can not be used in any machine readable device. However, you HAVE to carry your old passport along with new one (specially when it has ongoing visa). Your ongoing visa ...


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As long your passport is valid during your departure, you can renew it in India. You can apply for the renewal of the existing passport up to a year prior to the current passport’s expiry. However, I strongly recommend carrying both passports with you while coming back to Germany. If custom control questions on your stamp, you can clearly show them the old ...


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Your passport is not damaged. These are not oil marks or any other form of damage, they are an element of the passport design itself. The same pattern can be seen in the example passport data page below (taken from p.5 of this Passport Office document, published when this passport design was introduced). They are presumably a security feature, although the ...


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You have a number of different questions there, but I'll answer the main one: passports can not be repaired, the only option is to replace it. Given your timeframe, it will likely be difficult to impossible to get the passport replaced before you leave, so your best choice is probably to try your luck (you'll be OK unless the airline complains) and get it ...


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