• Passport Offices in India are known as Passport Seva Kendras (PSK's).
  • 81 PSKs in major cities and these PSK's are administrated by 37 Regional Passport Offices.
  • 11 mini passport offices known as Passport Seva Laghu Kendras

Passport Office India

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A passport is a document, issued by a national government, which used, for the purpose of international travel, the identity and nationality of the holder of the passport. The main term of identity is name, date of birth, sex, and place of birth. Most often, nationality and citizenship are congruent.You can find passport form any Regional passport office in india or you can get passport form online.

A passport represents the right of a passport holder to consular protection while he is abroad, and his right to return to the country which issued the passport. The right to consular protection arises from international agreements, and the right to return arises from the laws of the issuing country. Typical laws about passports declare that passports are government property.

Form For Passport Office India:-

Application Form No. 1
Form No. 1 is to be used for Fresh/ Reissue/Replacement of Lost/Damaged passports/ Change of Name/ Appearance/ Exhaustion of pages. The same application form is used for passports for minors as well.
Application Form No. 2
Application Form No. 2 is for making application for Police Clearance Certificate, Deletion of ECR Stamp, Inclusion of Spouse's name and change of address. The same Form is used for renewing a short term validity passport to its full term validity.
Personal Particulars Form (PP Form)
PP Form is used for Police Verification Report. This is a part of Application Form No. 1. This can be filled up separately if required by the Passport Office for re verification. In case an applicant has resided at more than one place in last one year, an additional set of PP form for each address/ place has to be filled up.

Fee Structure For Passport Office In India

  1. Fresh Passport (36 pages) of 10 years validity - Rs 1,500/-
  2. Fresh Passport (60 pages) of 10 years validity - Rs. 2,000/-
  3. Fresh Passport for Minors (below 18 years of Age) of 5 years validity - Rs 1000/-
  4. within 1-7 days of the date of Application - Rupees 1,500/- plus the passport fee of Rs.2000/-

Tatkaal Passport

  1. 1.within 1-7 days of the date of Application - Rupees 1,500/- plus the passport fee of Rs.2000/-
  2. within 8-14 days of the date of Application - Rupees 1,000/- plus the passport fee of Rs.2000/-

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Address Of Main Passport Office India

Appellate Authority
Sh. R. Swaminathan,
Joint Secretary (CPV) & Chief Passport Officer,
Room No. 20, Patiala House,
Ministry of External Affairs, Tilak Marg,
New Delhi -110001
Fax no +91-11-23782821
E-mail : grv.jscpv@mea.gov.in

Central Public Information Officer
Sh. R.N. Kajla,
Under Secretary (CPV-RTI)
RTI Section, CPV Division
Patiala House Annexe,
Tilak Marg, New Delhi-110001
Fax no +91-11-23782821
E-mail : uscpvrti@mea.gov.in

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