Sunday, May 31, 2015

No Objection Certificate (NOC) is not required for Govt Employees to Obtain Passport
      The Ministry of External Affairs has recently issued an Office MemorandumNo.VI/401/01/05/2014 making the ‘Prior Intimation Letter’ valid proof like ‘No Objection Certificate (NOC)’ to obtain passport for government employees, public sector undertakings (PSU) employees and autonomous body employees.
      Government employees, who applies for passport with ‘Prior Intimation Letter’, they do not need to police verification.
     The above provision is applied for getting passport only not for VISA, the government employees are required to obtain ‘No Objection Certificate (NOC)’ from their departments concerned for getting VISA from foreign embassies for travelling abroad as per CCS (Conduct) Rules and the instructions have been issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) from time to time.

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