What Is So Fascinating About How to Apply Passport Online in India?
|Step 1||Register through the Passport Seva Online Portal. (Click on “Register Now” link on the Home Page).|
|Step 2||Login to the Passport Seva Online Portal with the registered Login Id.|
|Step 3||Click “Apply for Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport” link.|
|Step 4||Fill in the required details in the form and submit.|
|Step 5||Click the “Pay and Schedule Appointment” link on the “View Saved/Submitted Applications” screen to schedule an appointment.
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at all Passport Seva Kendras/Passport Offices.
|Step 6||Click the “Print Application Receipt” link to print the application receipt containing Application Reference Number (ARN)/Appointment Number.
Note: Carrying printout of Application Receipt is no longer required. An SMS with your appointment details is also accepted as proof of appointment during your visit to Passport Office.
|Step 7||Visit the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Regional Passport Office (RPO) where appointment has been booked, along with original documents.|
- Only emergency/medical cases and preapproved categories may visit Passport Seva Kendra without appointment. Service will be provided at the discretion of Passport Seva Kendra in-charge/Passport Officer.
- In case of minor applicants (below 4 years of age), carry the recent passport size photograph (4.5 X 3.5 cm) with white background.
- Resubmission of application form is required, in case the applicant does not visit the Passport Seva Kendra within 90 days from the online form submission.