• 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 Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)

Passport Office Shimla :came into existence in the month of Mar 2007. Since then Passport Office, Shimla has been catering to ever increasing demand of passports of in Himachal Pradesh having 12 districts.This passport office provides all passport services like new passport,renew/Reissue/Replacement and Lost/Damaged passports/ Change of Name/ Appearance/ Exhaustion of passport pages.

Form For Passport Office -

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/-

Address For Passport Office Shimla (HP)

Regional Passport Office
3rd Floor, Railway Board Building,
Opposite AG Poet Office, AG Chowk,
The Mall, Shimla,
Himachal Pradesh 171003

Passport Seva Kendra Shimla (HP) ∇

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