17. Fee for Passport or Travel Document

17. Fee for Passport or Travel Document

17. Fee for Passport or Travel Document: (1) The person desiring to receive an ordinary passport, a travel document or a provisional passport shall pay (submit) the fee as prescribed in schedule-4.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rule(1), Except in the special circumstances if a new passport has to be taken because of tearing the page, being written in the page or destroyed the passport due to other reason or being lost a new passport shall be issued by taking the double fee of the charge to be charged pursuant to these Rules for such passport.
Explanation: For the purpose of this Rule “Special circumstance” means a circumstances of natural calamities such as fire, earth quake, floods etc.