Passport applications cannot be submitted online. Fill out the application by hand. Download the passport application form (DS-11) and instructions (PDF, Download Adobe Reader) and complete the application by hand, or go to a local passport acceptance facility to get a copy to fill out.
Register through the Passport Seva Online Portal. (Click on "Register Now" link on the Home Page). Login to the Passport Seva Online Portal with the registered Login Id. Click "Apply for Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport" link.
For example, a Tatkaal application would be processed under post (police) verification. The print queue is also separate thus ensuring faster print of Tatkaal passports i.e. a Tatkaal passport would be dispatched within 1-3 days of applicant visiting PSK as against a Normal application which would take longer.
(a) In its Citizens' Charter, Ministry is committed to issue a fresh passport in 'Normal' category within 30 working days [excluding Police Verification (PV)].
According to the official website of Passport Seva, Consular, Passport and Visa Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, Tatkal Passports, where police verification is not required, can be issued within one working day excluding the date of submission of application.
Payment of the passport processing fee is a prerequisite before an applicant will be able to receive a confirmed appointment schedule. An applicant's confirmed appointment schedule is non-transferrable.
The bribe normally doesn't exceed `500. People pay bribe to ensure smooth flow of their application. And the reason no one complains is the small amount of money involved and they also do not want to get entangled in the entire process and going to the court.”
A: Yes, all applicants need to carry two coloured photographs (size 4.5 x 3.5 cm) with white background. Applicants should affix photographs on the printed copy of the online filled application form.
A birth certificate is no longer mandatory to apply for a passport in India. In an attempt to simplify the procedure of passport application, the government has informed Parliament that other documents could be used as a proof of birth for obtaining a passport.
Wear a Color Other Than White
Your passport photo must have a plain white background, so if you wear a white shirt, it may blend into the background and leave you looking like a floating head.
A: Passport cannot be issued without police verification in your case. But if you apply under the Tatkaal scheme with required documents, you can be issued a passport on post police verification basis.
If your application was rejected owing to a lack of police verification or inaccurate documents, you have three days to fix the error and reapply. You can write to the RPO or file a grievance if you disagree with the reason for rejection or if the reasons are unclear.
In case of demand of bribe by any Passport official in respect of any Passport-related service, you may immediately contact the Chief Vigilance Officer of the Ministry at the address mentioned. Please mention your e-mail address, contact telephone, File Reference Number (if available) in your communication.
Valid Government-issued ID of either parent with one photocopy. – Voter's ID or Voter's Certification from the Officer of Election with Dry Seal. [Update: As of Aug 2022, the DFA website states this: Voter's ID or Voter's Certificate issued from COMELEC main office in Intramuros, Manila.] Marriage Certificate.
Collared shirt/decent attire. Both ears visible/both eyebrows visible (no bangs) Head scarf/veil for religious or health reasons allowed.
Citizens will be granted a fresh passport under the normal category in a week if their applications are accompanied by three documents - copies of Aadhaar card, electoral photo identity card (EPIC) and PAN card - besides an affidavit in the format of Annexure-I (declaration of citizenship, family details and no ...
You don't need to wait for months to get his passport. Now you can get your passport in just 10 days. The only thing you need to receive your passport in 10 days is an Aadhaar card.
You will receive your passport within 30 to 45 days of submitting your passport application. Your passport will be delivered right to your front door. The normal passport time is 30 days from the date of application made by you as per the Ministry of External Affairs.
Furnishing of Aadhaar card will expedite processing of passport applications. Aadhaar letter/card or the e-Aadhaar (an electronically generated letter from the website of UIDAI), as the case may be, will be accepted as Proof of Address (POA) and Proof of Photo-Identity (POI) for availing passport related services.
Photos must be high resolution, not blurry, grainy, or pixelated. The photo must be printed on matte or glossy photo-quality paper and cannot be digitally changed — so no photoshopping out blemishes or fixing red eye. The photo also can't have holes, creases, or smudges.
When having their photos captured, applicant may smile, but without showing their teeth and gums. The 'Mona Lisa' smile is recommended. Eyeglasses should always be removed before capturing the applicant's photo.