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?
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 :
- View Saved/Submitted Applications to fix an appointment. Once appointment is fixed, print the receipt that is generated.
- You can apply under normal (1 month) or tatkal (2 days to 1 week) category.
- The Passport Kendras have queless facility for Senior Citizens and Handicapped, they are air-conditioned, have bathrooms, water and canteen.
- 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!