Temporary Travel Document (TTD)

Travel documents are temporary documents issued by authorization from the Department of Immigration and Emigration, Maldives to facilitate citizens to travel to / from the country of residences in special cases where passports are destroyed, lost or expired and making a new passport would take time. In such cases, Maldivians in India are requested to contact this High Commission or the Consulate in Trivandrum to get a Temporary Travel Document.
Temporary Travel Documents are valid for one month from the date in the document and allow only one return travel. Documents required are:

  • letter informing the reason for travel document
  • 2 passport size photographs
  • Complete personal details (Name, Sex, Age, Permanent Address, ID Card No. or Passport No if known)


Additional documents required:

For new babies born

  • Birth certificate from the Hospital / Nursing Home, etc
  • Personal details of both parents
  • Passport copies of both parents
  • Marriage Registration Certificate

Loss of passport / destruction

  • Police Report from the Nearest Police Station
  • Details of travel from the Immigration Authorities

Expiry of passport

  • Copy of the Information page from the expired passport
  • Copy of pages of entry into India
  • Copy of visa page (if any)

Once the document is given approval from the Department of Immigration and Emigration, the document would be sent via courier to the address given in the letter. Please give sufficient time for processing the document, keeping in mind the holidays of both countries.

Renewal of Passports

  • Documents to be submitted for application
  • HIgh Commissions form "application for renewal of passport"
  • Department of Immigration and Emigrations form
  • Valid National Identity Card
  • Old Passport
  • If lost, police report