This affidavit is a declaration made by an individual applying for an Indian passport. In order to apply for the passport, it is necessary to attach this affidavit along
Anyone who wishes to obtain an Indian passport and wants to declare that he/she has no criminal records for past 5 years needs this affidavit.
Thus this affidavit also serves as a 'no criminal record affidavit'. This affidavit is used as a mandatory document while applying for passport.