How To Apply For Passport Online in 5 Steps

Wondering how to Apply Passport Online ? Now Indian Citizens can use Passport Seva website – www.passportindia.gov.in to apply  fresh passport, to re-issue passport or to apply for Police Clearance Certificate.

Procedure To Apply For A Fresh Passport : How To Apply For Passport Online?

Indian Passport Online

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Preliminary Step : For filling and submitting your application online, you need to be a registered user on the Passport Seva website.  To create your user account for online form submission, Register in the Indian-Passport Portal. (Passport Seva  Portal is http://www.passportindia.gov.in)

Once you register, follow the steps mentioned below.

Step 1: Log into your Passport Seva user account.

Step 2: Select the Apply Passport Online menu option in the left navigation menu.

Step 3: Fill in the required details in the form and submit the form online.

Step 4 (Optional): Upload the required documents using the Upload Document link on the Applicant Home Page. The documents to be uploaded must be self-attested (signed by the applicant) and must be in pdf format.

Step 5: You are required to be present at the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Mini Passport Seva Kendra (Mini PSK) along with original documents for completion of the application submission process. Schedule an appointment with the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/ Mini Passport Seva Kendra (Mini PSK) that comes under the jurisdiction of applicant residence.Online appointment is mandatory to walk into PSK for further processing. Only emergency/medical cases may go to PSK without appointment – service will be provided at the discretion of PSK in -charge. You will need to re-submit the application in case the form submission process at PSK is not completed within 3 month of submitting the application online.

Additional Information :

  1. View Saved/Submitted Applications to fix an appointment. Once appointment is fixed, print the receipt that is generated.
  2. You can apply under normal (1 month) or tatkal (2 days to 1 week) category.
  3. The Passport Kendras have queless facility for Senior Citizens and Handicapped, they are air-conditioned, have bathrooms, water and canteen.
  4. This move also ensures that now you don’t have to pay any thing as commission charges for any agencies to get Indian Passport. Go the online way – Faster and Cheaper!
Infobits: For more government service available in the online age refer the links : Government Services and How To Tips.

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