Here in this post, we show how to obtain a fresh passport. Ministry of External Affairs has recently launched Passport Seva Kendras(PSK) which drastically simplified the overall procedure for obtaining the passport. Citizens can now use the new system to obtain a passport within 3 days.
- Online form submission.
- Procedure for submission at Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs)/Mini Passport Seva Kendras (Mini PSK)
Online Form Submission Procedure
For filling and submitting your application online, you need to be a registered user on the Passport Seva website. To create your user account for online form submission, click here to register now. For already registered users login here
Step 1: After creating the account, Log into your Passport Seva user account.
Step 2: Select the Apply for Fresh Passport / Reissue of passport
You have two options to select now. one is to fill complete details online and the second is to download the form and then fill it and upload it again on the portal. we always suggest you to submit details online as it is easy and takes less time. Now let’s see how to update details online. To update click the Click here to fill the application form online
Step 3: Fill in the required details in the form and submit the form online. ( please fill all the details carefully as errors in details may lead to rejection of form at PSK)
once you submit the application you will receive the Application reference number (ARN) take a note of it.
Step 4: next is to pay and schedule the appointment
For payments go with online payment, paying via SBI branch will be time-consuming, after paying select the time slot (always choose the best time, delay in appearing on time will lead to rejecting the application and you have to reapply for the passport again)
Step 5: You are required to be present at the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Mini Passport Seva Kendra (Mini PSK) along with original documents for completion of the application submission process. Only emergency/medical cases may go to PSK without an appointment – service will be provided at the discretion of PSK in-charge. You will need to re-submit the application in case the form submission process at PSK is not completed within 3 months of submitting the application online.
Steps for form submission at Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Mini Passport Seva Kendra (Mini PSK) (Walk-in)
Service Executive (CSE) at the service counter displayed with your token number.
Step 4: Collect the fee acknowledgement receipt from the Citizen Service Executive (CSE) (after successful data entry) and go to the Verification counter, when the Token number is displayed on the display-board for verification of your application with original documents. All original documents must be produced.Step 5: Go to the Granting counter, when the Token number is displayed on display-board for further processing of your application.
Step 6: Collect the print-out of the final status of your application (acknowledgement letter) at the exit gate.