Passport Seva Portal - Indian Passport Passport Status - – Passport Online Application – Passport Online Application Registration
Applicant may fill up new applications form physically at available on the website for passport services and may visit the concerned RPO/PSK as above between 10 AM and 2 PM along with their self-attested copy of each of the requisite documents.
There are two ways to Applying for Passport in india one is candidates can filled Passport application online and they can take appointment for personally appearing before the authorities along with required documents and second ways to passport applying is candidates need to approach the designated passport seva Kendra in their area.
Candidates should also carry original documents for verification. The applicant is not required to take online appointment for submitting application during Passport Mela.
NOTE : Applications will be accepted only in person and not through any third party.
The Government officials after satisfying themselves will accept applicants with a self-attested copy of each of the required documents along with requisite fees and recent colour photograph with white background of the ‘size 4.5 cms x 3.5 cms’.
Candidates can filled online passport application from following given below links. and you can get further information about passport application from official web-site which is given in below.
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How to Easily Apply A Passport With

If you are clueless on how to apply a passport application in the first thing that you should do is to become an online registered user on the website of Passport Seva and in order to create a user account for the online form submission you can visit, after that you will be asked to enter the passport office under the jurisdiction of where you are currently residing. Once that is done, you will be asked to input your given name, surname, date of birth, your preferred login identification and the password that goes with it.

How to Apply Online

You need to download the form through the left navigation menu. Once you have been able to register online in, the first step that you should do is to log into your Passport Seva user account, then click the “Apply Passport Online” option located within the left navigational menu. After that, you will be asked to upload the needed files through the “Upload Document” link located on the applicant home page. Please take note that the documents that will be uploaded are in .pdf format and must be self-attested which means there should be a signature from the applicant. The last step will require you to be personally present at the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) or the Mini Passport Seva Kendra (Mini PSK). Also, you must schedule an appointment with the PSK or the Mini PSK that is associated with the jurisdiction of the applicant’s current and valid address.

When you chose to decide to have an Online Appointment, it is mandatory to go to PSK to commence further passport processing. Only people who have medical or emergency cases are able to go to PSK without any appointment. Please be reminded that with these cases, such service will be provided with discretion from the PSK in charge. In the event that the form submission process in PSK isn’t completed within the duration of 3 months of submitting application online, you will be required to restart the submission of all the needed applications.

Passport File Number

When you submit your passport application at a Regional Passport Office (RPO) or a post office or any other submission center, you will receive a receipt or aknowledgement. Your file number will be mentioned on the receipt (see scanned image below). The file number consists of three parts:
  • City code consisting of 3 alphabets (for example, HYD for Hyderabad)
  • Actual file number consisting of 7 alphanumeric characters (for example, R012345)
  • Year of application consisting of 2 digits (for example, 12 indicates the year 2012)
Passport File Number Example
The actual file number always begins with an alphabet and is followed by 6 digits. Also note that the year of filing the passport application could be other than the current year. For example, if the current year is 2012, but you applied for your passport in the year 2011, then the two-digit year in the file number will be 11, and not 12.

City Codes of Passport Offices

Passport applications are processed according to the jurisdiction to which an applicant belongs. Each jurisdiction is served by a Regional Passport Office (RPO) located in a prominent city of India. For example, Mumbai and Greater Mumbai, Districts of Aurangabad, Beed, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg in Maharashtra and the Union Territory of Daman & Silvassa are under the jurisdiction of Regional Passport Office, Mumbai.
The first three letters of a file number consists of a city code. You can find your city code in the tables below.

Regional Passport Offices

A Regional Passport Office (RPO) is a subordinate office of The Ministry of External Affairs under the supervision of the Joint Secretary (CPV), who functions as Chief Passport Officer, The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi. India is divided into more than 35 jurisdictions each corresponding to an RPO. All RPOs accept submission of fresh and re-issue passport applications and miscellaneous requests like name change, address update, correction etc. Each RPO has its own website to cater to the information needs of the applicants belonging to the jurisdiction.
AhemadabadClick to visit
AmritsarClick to visit
BangaloreClick to visit
BareillyClick to visit
BhopalClick to visit
BhubaneshawarClick to visit
ChandigarhClick to visit
ChennaiClick to visit
CochinClick to visit
CoimbatoreClick to visit
DehradunClick to visit
DelhiClick to visit
GhaziabadClick to visit
GoaClick to visit
GuwhatiClick to visit
HyderabadClick to visit
JaipurClick to visit
JalandharClick to visit
JammuClick to visit
KolkataClick to visit
KozhikodeClick to visit
LucknowClick to visit
MaduraiClick to visit
MalappuramClick to visit
MumbaiClick to visit
NagpurClick to visit
PatnaClick to visit
PuneClick to visit
RaipurClick to visit
RanchiClick to visit
ShimlaClick to visit
SrinagarClick to visit
SuratClick to visit
ThaneClick to visit
TrichyClick to visit
TrivandrumClick to visit
VishakapatnamClick to visit
Information provided through these websites are informative in nature, and should not be construed as a statement of the law.

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