Identity Certificate is issued by the Regional Passport Office, Delhi to Tibetan refugees on the recommendation of Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi. Apart from Tibetan refugees, stateless people who are residing in India can apply for the Identity Certificate at the Passport office under whose jurisdiction they are presently residing.
Clearance by Ministry of External Affairs (Consular, Passport and Visa Division), is also required for issuing the Identity Certificate. Clearance by state government (Department of Home Affairs/Foreigner Regional Registration Office/Police) is required for granting No Objection to Return to India (NORI). It is stamped on the Identity Certificate.
For the Identity Certificate, users can apply in person, through e-Form submission or Online Form Submission. Via Online Fee Calculator, you can calculate fee for the Identity Certificate.