How to apply for an Indian Passport Online? Here I’ll guide you how to register your Indian Passport. A passport is usually the proof of the citizen nationality. In India, Consular Passport & Visa Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuing Indian passports to all eligible Indian Citizens.
What is Passport?
Passport is usually the proof of the citizen of the any country. It’s issued to the purpose of international travel.
In India, there are 3 types of passport issued:
Regular Passport (Blue Cover): Issued for ordinary travel, such as vacations and business trips.
Diplomatic Passport (Maroon cover): Issued to Indian diplomats, top ranking government officials and diplomatic couriers.
Official Passport (White cover): Issued to individuals representing the Indian government on official business.
All Indian residents living within the jurisdiction of the passport offices in the following cities are eligible to register online.
||11. Delhi||21. Lucknow||31. Srinagar|
||12. Ghaziabad||22. Madurai||32. Surat|
||13. Panaji||23. Malapuram||33. Thane|
||14. Guwahati||24. Mumbai||34. Trichy|
||15. Hyderabad||25. Nagpur||35. Trivandrum|
||16. Jaipur||26. Patna||36. Vizag|
||17. Jallandhar||27. Pune||37. Coimbatore|
||18. Jammu||28. Raipur|
||19. Kolkata||29. Ranchi|
||20. Kozhikode||30. Shimla|
[box type="info"]Through this site you can register your application with the respective Passport offices. After registration, the system will ask you to Open / Save your application form. After Open / Save, please print the application form. (If you are not able to print the application form for any reason, you must note down the application number. With the help of this application number and date of birth you can re-print the application form later. You can also print the application if you have Saved the application.) There are still some columns in the application form which you will have to fill by hand. You will have to visit Passport office to submit the completed application form along with fee, supporting documents such as date of birth certificate etc. on the appointed day and time. The date and time of appointment at Passport office will be informed by the on-line system and will also be printed on the application form.[/box]
by Raza Rahil Hussain