Making fresh passport from any state of India is not difficult now. Any Indian national if wants to get new passport can easily apply online.
Passport Seva of Passport and Visa division of Ministry of External Affairs Government of India has made this service very easy for getting fresh passport one has to just follow seven easy steps.
|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.
o Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard and Visa)
o Internet Banking (State Bank of India (SBI) and Associate Banks Only)
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.|
- Only emergency/medical cases and preapproved categories may visit Passport Seva Kendra without appointment. Service will be provided at the discretion of Passport Seva Kendra in-charge/Passport Officer.
- In case of minor applicants (below 4 years of age), carry the recent passport size photograph (4.5 X 3.5 cm) with white background.
- Resubmission of application form is required, in case the applicant does not visit the Passport Seva Kendra within 90 days from the online form submission.
Thanks to the Digital dream of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the task of documentation is getting easier in India as well as developing state like Gujarat.