Such applicants would not be required to provide even the Divorce Decree. Instructions are also being issued to the Passport Issuing Authorities in India and abroad on these revised regulations. Under the new rules, total number of Annexes prescribed in the Passport Rule, , has been brought down to 9 from the present 15 and all the annexes that are required to be given by the applicants would be self-declaration on plain paper. In order to streamline, liberalise and ease the process of issue of passport, the ministry has taken a number of steps in the realm of passport policy which is expected to benefit the citizens of India applying for a passport, Singh noted. On when will the passport services like 'Tatkal' can become cashless, Chatterjee said they have done a tie-up with SBI and were getting machines to make the service totally cashless and expressed hope it will start functioning in next fortnight or so.