Passport office is responsible for passport related formalities. Information on instructions to fill passport forms, affidavits, passport application forms, fee structure, tatkaal scheme, penalties, etc. is provided. Details related to online registration and passport status are available. Information about authorized agents and district passport cells is also available.
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Get information on Recruiting Agents (RAs) registered with the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. Details related to registration of Recruiting Agents (RAs), guidelines for RAs, service charge payable to RAs, renewal registration certificates, changes in registration certificates, etc. are given. Information about active RAs and RAs in watch list is available. Users can also check the status of application for renewal of registration certificate and status of fresh registration.
Search information on District Passport Cells across all the states of the country on Passport Seva Portal. Users can get address and contact number of District Passport Cells by entering PIN code or by selecting State and district.
Information about submission process for online passport form by the Ministry of External Affairs is given. Users can get details related to process of submitting online passport form, making online payment and booking appointment online.
Users can locate Passport Seva Kendra (passport service centres) of all the states in country. This online service is provided by the Consular Passport and Visa Division of the Ministry of External Affairs. You can search the details of passport centre by selecting a state, city and pin code.
Check the status of passport, diplomatic/official passport and RTI applications. This facility is provided by the Consular, Passport and Visa Division of the Ministry of External Affairs. Users can find the status of passport applications by providing the file number and date of birth of applicant. RTI application status can be tracked by giving the reference number. Diplomatic and Official passport application status can be obtained by providing the ARN number.
Lodge passport related grievances and track grievance status through Passport Seva Portal. Users can file the grievances by providing reference number, name of the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK), name of the applicant, contact details, type of problem and description of the grievance in an online form. Applicants can also check the status of registered grievances filed through the portal. Link of portal of Public Grievances Redress and Monitoring System is also provided. Option to send feedback, appreciation or passport related information request is also available.
Check month or year-wise press releases of the Ministry of External Affairs. A list of latest press releases is provided. One can also search a press release by selecting a month or year. Information pertaining to media are share through these press releases by the ministry.