What is a passport?

When we want to go out from our country for having fun, for job purposes or for our further studies; before we apply for a visa we need to have a passport with ourselves. A passport is a travel document, usually issued by a country‘s government, that certifies the identity and nationality of its holder for the purpose of international travel.

How to apply for Passport seva?

The answer is very simple you just need to follow the simple procedure that I will mention here:-

Registration at passport seva website for passport 

When you will go for applying for a passport online then you needs to make the registration. When you will visit the website of passport then you will find a red button on the top left corner titled, “New User? Register Now”.  Click on it, and follow the given instructions and fill in the requisite details to register yourself.

Passport  Seva Application Form

Once you are registered you need to apply for the fresh passport/renew passport. You can download the form from the website or you can also fill the form online.  Don’t bother about all the details because you have the option to save it and also you can fill it later on.

 Tatkaal passport Process at passport seva website

In the case if you have got urgency and you don’t have sufficient time you can also go for the option of tatkaal. In this you won’t involve any police verification before you receive the passport; you just need the Annexure F. This is nothing but a written document verifying the fact that you have been residing at your current residence for the last one year.

Documents to Apply for Passport

After completing the process you need to upload your all the necessary documents mainly the address proof, date of birth proof, Annexure F and the others depending upon your case, scan them and upload the soft copies online.

Application fees to apply for Passport-

After completing your application form full you need to pay ₹1,500 the application fees, but in the case of tatkaal you will have to about  3,500 . After making the payment you can fix the schedule for the appointment.

How to take Appointment for Passport Seva –

You need to carry all the original documents that you uploaded on the website. Don’t carry the print out as that will not work at all. Once you are in, the initial queue will be for submitting the documents. After that you will be called to a room where you will have to give your fingerprints for biometrics and get a photograph clicked and there by an executive. After this is the final step–you will have to wait for the final call of verification by the passport authorities. You will meet two officials, one after the other, who will do the final rounds of verification before all your details are finally saved and your file is given a green signal for passport issuance. The entire process takes not more than two hours.

If you are in mood of applying offline, well today very few do it; you just need to find out the office and you need to go there. Talk to them and ask for the application form and do all the steps as you have to perform in the online form. After paying the fees you can fix appointment.

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