Passport Services

Passport services


An Indian passport is a PASSPORT issued by order of the President of India to Indian Citizens for the purpose of international travel. It enables the bearer to travel internationally and serves as proof of Indian citizenship per the Passport Act (1967). The Passport Seva (Passport Service) unit of the Consular, Passport & Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs functions as the central passport organization and is responsible for issuing Indian passports on demand to all eligible Indian citizens. Indian passports are issued at 93 Passportofficeslocated across India and at 162Indian diplomatic missionsabroad.

Documents required:-(All copies of documents should be self-attested by the customer)

Document Code




Proof Of Present Address
List of Acceptable Documents



Proof Of Date Of Birth
List of Acceptable Documents



Documentary proof for any one of the Non-ECR (previously ECNR) categories Documents Required for Non-ECR


Online Form Submission

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.
Online Payment can be made using any one of the following modes:

o Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard and Visa)

o Internet Banking (State Bank of India (SBI) andAssociate Banksand Other Banks)

o SBI Bank Challan

Step 6

Click the "Print Application Receipt" link to print the application receipt containing Application Reference Number (ARN)/Appointment Number.

Step 7

Visit the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Regional Passport Office (RPO) where appointment has been booked, along with original documents.