Passport Seva Kendra and post office passport Seva Kendra are the other organizations working in close-knit with the passport offices. They provide all kinds of facilities right from issuing of tokens to granting of an application for the passport.
Yes, the application for a Passport can be submitted online
All the diplomatic and official passports need to be submitted to the PSP division, Patiala, new Delhi. However, you can also submit the same at the passport office having the jurisdiction of your current residential address.
No, as per the new rules, the applicant needs to be present physically at the Passport office to submit the application form.
A passport is a crucial and confidential document. It is hence necessary to check that it should not land in the wrong hands.
Police verification is done via two modes:-
Generally, there is no police verification for people who are below 18ears of age. Children between the age group of 15-18 years can apply for 10 years valid Passport on a Pre-PV basis.
Loss of Passports should be reported to the Police station.
A duplicate passport is not issued to people but applicants can apply for a new passport. Visit the website https://passport-sahayata.org/fresh-new-renew-reissue-tatkal-passport.php and apply for a re-issue of the passport.
A surrender certificate is issued to any applicant who is willing to surrender his or her passport because they are acquiring foreign nationality. This is a chargeable service and has t be applied for online.
The Passport is dispatched by the India Post and is delivered to the place of residence of the applicant.