To make a new passport, passport renewal, re-issue lost & damaged passport, police clearance certificate you have to submit the online passport application form on this website www .passportindia.gov.in to make an online appointment booking and pay the passport fee online after submission. After this, you will have to print the ARN receipt and go to Passport Seva Kendra to process your application.
How to apply using Passport Seva site
Passport Application Form Submission Steps
Step 1. Register through the Passport Seva Online Portal. Click here to “New User Registration”
Step 2. Login to the Passport Seva Online Portal with the registered Login Id.
Step 3. Click “Apply for Fresh Passport/Renewal & Re-issue/PCC” link.
Step 4. Type of Application “Apply for Normal/Tatkaal Mode” link
Step 5. Fill in the required details in the form and submit.
Step 6. 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. Online Payment can be made using any one of the following modes:
- Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard and Visa)
- Internet Banking (State Bank of India (SBI) and Associate Banks and Other Banks)
- SBI Bank Challan
Step 7. Click the “Print Application Receipt” link to print the application receipt containing Application Reference Number (ARN)/Appointment Number.
Step 8. Visit the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Regional Passport Office (RPO) where appointment has been booked, along with original documents.
On successful completion of payment, you will receive confirmation of appointment and an appointment number. An SMS with details will also be sent. Print a copy of the application receipt. All PSKs now also accept SMS for proof of appointment.
Note: 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.
Passport Consultancy Service
If you want to get a passport through a passport agent, you can click on the link below.
If you want to apply for passport online, you can also apply for passport through passport agent and counseling service for your passport application. We have launched Passport Agents and Consultancy Services with the aim of serving our clients with the best and reliable online passport assistance in India.