TravelSpider is one of the best Passport and Visa & Immigration Consultants in Delhi NCR. We undertake all jobs relating to passports and visa requirements. We, being a passport agent, help in getting new passports, passport renewal, and getting a passport under the "Tatkaal" schemes, or any kind of miscellaneous services related to travel insurance services like passport insurance and visa insurance. We also provide the best visa services at the lowest cost for Dubai, Singapore, Thailand, UK ,USA, China etc. This however is subject to giving us correct documents, as per the requirement of passport office. Detailed information on documentation regarding passport and visa is as under:
Requirement for a Passport
All Indian citizens who depart or intend to depart from India are required to be in possession of a valid passport or travel document. Under the Passports Act 1967, the Government of India may issue different types of passports and travel documents such as Ordinary Passport, Diplomatic Passport, Official Passport, Emergency Certificate and Certificate of Identity for the purpose.
The prescribed passport application duly filled in should be with all prescribed documents and fees. Merely submission of an application, however, does not constitute a claim for issue of a passport. It remains a request/requisition for a passport, which may be rejected due to deficiency in the supporting documents, not following the prescribed procedures or any other reason. The basic supporting documents required with passport application include:
Under Passport Seva, new measures and procedures have been introduced in order to improve governance in Passport Offices. The new measures and procedures are aimed at ensuring citizens' comfort, improvement in delivery of passport services, transparency and enhanced security. Applicants are now required to present themselves at the respective Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) for enabling the Passport Issuing Authority to obtain applicants' photographs, biometrics and granting decision in their presence.
Online Registration and Appointment:
The Online Appointment system has been introduced to ensure avoiding congestion at the Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) and cutting down the waiting time for applicants. Appointments are allotted according to handling capacity of a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) and are based on an Electronic Queue Management System. The following steps are involved in applying for a passport: online registration, filling up and submitting online application form, (alternatively, download e-form, fill up and upload the same at the Online Portal), scheduling an appointment and finally, the visiting a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK).
Online Fee Payment:
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointment to visit a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK). Online Payment can be made through any one of the following modes: Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard and Visa), Internet Banking (State Bank of India (SBI) and Associate Banks only) and SBI Bank Challan. Applicants applying under Tatkaal service need to pay only the fee as applicable under the Normal service while making Online Payment. The balance fee as applicable for Tatkaal will be payable in cash at Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Passport Office, once Tatkaal application is accepted by Officials. Online Payment will remain valid for one year from the first appointment date. The fee will be forfeited if applicants do not submit application at Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) within this period. No claim for refund, return or exchange of fee will be entertained for passport-related services. In case of multiple payments for the same Application Reference Number (ARN), for Passport-related services including miscellaneous services, the claims for refund will be dealt with as per the extant policy governing them.
|S.No.||Service Required||Application Fee||Additional Tatkaal Fee|
|1.||Fresh Passport / Re-issue of Passport including additional booklet due to exhaustion of visa pages (36 pages) of 10 years validity.||Rs. 1,500/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|2.||Fresh Passport / Re-issue of Passport including additional booklet due to exhaustion of visa pages (60 pages) of 10 years validity.||Rs. 2,000/-*||Rs. 2,000/-*|
|3.||Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport for Minors (below 18 years of Age), of 5 years validity or till the minor attains the age of 18 whichever is earlier (36 pages)||Rs. 1,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|4.||Replacement of Passport (36 pages) in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen passport||Rs. 3,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|5.||Replacement of Passport (60 pages) in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen passport||Rs. 3,500/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|6.||Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)||Rs. 5000/-||NA|
|7.||Replacement of Passport (36 pages) for deletion of ECR / Change in personal particulars (10 year validity)||Rs. 1,500/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|8.||Replacement of Passport (60 pages) for deletion of ECR / Change in personal particulars (10 year validity)||Rs. 2,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|9.||Replacement of Passport (36 pages) for deletion of ECR/ Change in personal particulars for Minors (below 18 years of Age), of 5 years validity or till the minor attains the age of 18 whichever is earlier.||Rs. 1,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|Fee is non-refundable.
* Also applicable for minors between 15 to 18 years of age, who wish to get a 10-year full validity passport. ** If the application for a new passport is made under Tatkaal scheme, tatkaal fee is to be paid in addition to the application fee mentioned above. Fee schedule would be restructured after the nationwide rollout of the Passport Seva Project.
Visit to a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK):
Visit the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) with requisite original documents and their photocopies. Photograph is not required. The list of requisite documents is available at the website. Applicants who, despite booked appointment, have been 'refused token' due to non-availability of required > set of documents can revisit the same Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) as 'Walk-in' within next three working days from the date of appointment and as per the time mentioned in the appointment slip. Online appointment is not mandatory for these applicants.
In order to facilitate submission of passport applications at Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs), some types of services such as 'Tatkaal', Police Clearance Certificates and some distinct categories of applicants such as senior citizens, minors and differently-abled applicants are allowed to submit their duly registered online applications with ARN as Walk-in applicants. Applicants coming under these categories are also required to submit their applications online and obtain an ARN, and then visit the nearest Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) during prescribed hours (no prior appointment is required). In addition, applicants should also refer to any advisory issued by the concerned Passport Offices from time to time.
Passport Applicants: General Obligations:
Statutorily, all passport applicants are required to submit their applications with correct information and valid and genuine documents. As per provisions of the Passports Act, 1967, an applicant should not furnish any false information or suppress any material information with a view to obtain passport or travel document. Any such action shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term up to two years or fine up to Rs. 5000/-; or both.
Easy to Track Application Status:
A multi-lingual National Call Centre operating in 17 Indian languages enables citizens to obtain passport service-related information and receive updates on their passport applications, round the clock, seven days a week. An e-mail based helpdesk besides a mobile based application 'mPassport Seva', provides information on passport services.
Forms & Affidavits
Annexure / Affidavits
Delivery of Passports
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