Passports are small booklets that typically contain the bearer’s name, place of birth, date of birth, the date of issue, date of expiry, passport number, photo and signature.
A passport is a travel document, usually issued by a country's government, which certifies the identity and nationality of its holder primarily for the purpose of international travel.
A passport is used to verify one's country of citizenship. If traveling outside your country, it is used to regain entry into your country of citizenship.
There are three types of Indian Passport, which are:
1) Regular Passport has a Navy Blue cover and is issued for ordinary travel, such as vacations and business trips.
2) Diplomatic Passport has a Maroon cover and is issued to Indian diplomats, top ranking government officials and diplomatic couriers.
3) Official Passport has a White cover and it is issued to individuals representing the Indian government on official business.
An Indian passport is a passport issued by order of the President of India to Indian citizens for the purpose of international travel. It enables the bearer to travel internationally and serves as proof of Indian citizenship as per the Passports Act (1967).