Can I apply for Indian passport from anywhere in India?
A: Normally applications for diplomatic and official passports are entertained only at the Consular, Passport and Visa (CPV) Division, Patiala House, New Delhi. However, you may apply at the Passport Office having jurisdiction over your present residential address.
Can passport be renewed from anywhere in India?
The Government of India announced that an individual can apply for passport renewal from anywhere in India irrespective of the applicant’s residential address.
Can I change my passport appointment location?
You need to visit the official website of PSK and login. There is a tab titled ‘view saved/submitted applications and then select the option’ Schedule Appointment’. Then the option either to cancel or reschedule the appointment will occur, select as per your requirements.
Can I visit any Passport Seva Kendra?
Applicants can now choose any Regional Passport Office (RPO) of their choice and send in their applications to the desired Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/ Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) under that RPO. This is irrespective of an individual’s permanent residential address.
Can I go to passport office without appointment?
While regional passport agencies and centers require an appointment, they usually accept walk-ins when they can. … Alternatively, if you are unable to go in person, you can get a registered courier to submit your passport application for expedited service at a regional agency.
How do I book an appointment for my passport?
You can make an appointment online or call 1-877-487-2778 (1-888-874-7793 TDD/TTY).
Is police verification required for renewal of passport?
Police verification is not done for re-issuance of a passport, unless the circumstances of the applicant have changed or the passport is being re-issued on account of it being lost or stolen. The police verification stage is an important security measure with regard to the issuance of passports in India.
What happens if I miss my passport appointment?
Can I cancel it now and pick another date later? As per existing rules, you can only cancel/reschedule an appointment twice in a year. So if you cancel a rescheduled appointment you will have to re-apply for a passport and restart the process the next year.
Where can I pay my passport appointment?
Applicants can pay the passport processing fee through any of the following Payment Centers:
- Bayad Center.
- Pera Hub.
- Robinsons Business Center and Department Stores.
- Waltermart Department Store.
- USCC (Western Union)
- Villarica Pawnshop.
How can I make passport appointment online?
To book an appointment, you will have to visit the Schedule Appointment page. On the Schedule Appointment page, choose Appointment Quota (Tatkaal / Normal) and select the preferred passport office that you would like to visit for an appointment. Select the Book Appointment option and your slot will be confirmed.