Most Indian people travelling to most of the countries do not require ECNR. If an applicant has a
passport issued before January 2007 and would like get the passport stamped with ECNR, can apply for
Document Required for ECNR Clearance:
All persons having educational qualifications of matriculation and above.
All persons above the age of 50 years.
All persons who have been staying abroad for more than three years (the period of three years could be either in one stretch or broken) and their spouses.
Time Duration:: 15-30 days (Normal), 7-14 days (Tatkaal). Fee Amount:Rs. 1000 (Normal), Rs. 2500 (Tatkaal). Short Note:Old passport needed to apply for ECNR clearance.