How To Apply For Indian Passport Online 2017? List of Required Documents

First, I get you a brief introduction of the passport.

What is a passport?

passport
passport

Passport is an identity document which is important at the time of travelling outside of the country. The passport reveals the identity of the passport holder and nationality of the passport holder.       

Now, I say about passport in India.

Passport in India

indian passport
passport

Passport issued in India by the president of the India. It is issuing to the citizens of India. It is proof of Indian citizens while international traveling as per The Passport Act, 1967.

The consular passport & Visa Division- Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuing the passport to the all eligible Indian citizens who demand a passport.

There are 37 passport offices In India. Also, the India holds 162 diplomatic missions. 

Type of passport:

  1. Regular Passport
  2. Official Passport
  3. Diplomatic Passport
  1. Regular Passport:

    regular passport
    regular passport

It is also known as type P passport i.e. a passport holds by ordinary citizens of the country i.e. India (here) it is used for ordinary travel like vacations, study, or business trips. It is a Navy Blue/Black in color    

  1. Official Passport

    official passport
    official passport

It is known as Type S passport. It is rendered to those people who are getting services to the government. It is White in Color.

  1. Diplomatic Passport:

    diplomatic passport
    diplomatic passport

It is known as Type D passport i.e. diplomatic. It is issued to the person that is work as a diplomatic person on behalf of the government. It is Maroon in color. 

Online Passport Application Fees:

Passport fees
passport fees

New /Re-New the Passport- (36 pages, standard size), Valid for 10 years -रु. 1500

New/ Re-New of the passport – (60 pages, Jumbo size), Valid for 10 Years – रु. 2000

New/Re-New the passport (in an emergency) – (36 Pages), Valid for 10 years – रु. 3500

New/Re-New the passport (in an emergency) – (60 Pages), Valid for 10 Years – रु. 4000

Duplicate Passport in case of lost, stolen, damaged.( 36 Pages)- रु 3000.

Duplicate passport in the case of lost, stolen, damaged (60 pages) – रु 3500.

Fresh passport by the Minor i.e. below the 18 years, valid for 5 years or until 18 years old – रु 1000

 List of Documents required for Fresh passport application

You should have a minimum two proof document for Passport.

  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of Date of Birth
documents required for passport
documents required for passport

Steps to apply for passport online:

You can apply for passport in 4 simple steps

Step: 1 Registration/log in

Step: 2 fill the application form online

Step: 3 Pay & scheduled payment

Step: 4 Application submissions

Step: 1 Registration/Log in

First, you need to Log on to www.passportindia.gov.in/

If you are registered, then click or log in.

login to passport seva portal
login to passport seva portal

If you are not registered, then register yourself.

How can you register yourself?

Click on www.passportindia.gov.in/

Click on register now.

click the option on register now
register now

Fill your information into form Click on “SUBMIT.”

user registration
user registration

Passport portal gets your mail on your mail I’d.

Click on that given link in your inbox.

user conformation link
user confirmation link at your mail

SUBMIT your User I’d, and the site gives you captcha code. And click on “SUBMIT.”

confirm user registration
confirm user registration

Step: 2 Fill the Application Form Online

After Login, now click on Apply for Fresh Passport/ Reissue of passport.

select to apply
select to apply

Now you see two options 1. Click to fill the form offline. 2. Click to fill the form online.

select option to fill form online
select option to fill form online

When you click for online form submission the portal ask the name of your state and district.

select the state and district
select the state and district
select district
select district

Now fill information related your passport was applying for, application type, and passport booklet type.

passport booklet type
passport booklet type

Fill the Information of Personal detail, Family Detail, Address Detail, Emergency contact, Reference, Other detail, Passport detail Verification, Self Declaration.

fill applicant detail
fill applicant detail

After form verification screen shows you one option i.e. “Pay and scheduled an appointment.”

Step: 3 Pay & Scheduled Payment

Click the option “Pay and Scheduled appointment.

Pay ans scheduled appointment
Pay and scheduled appointment

There is you see two option

Online payment (internet banking/debit card/credit card).

CHALLAN Payment (Pay is cash at SBI branch).

Select option online and challan payment
Select option online and challan payment

If you click on online payment then, click on next. Now, one new tab is open and click on the Pay and book appointment.

Click on pay and scheduled appointment
Click on pay and scheduled appointment
  • The portal asks you that you pay with Net Banking, Cards.
click to pay
click to pay
  • You pay successfully to the passport Seva. Then the passport Seva portal gets you to the portal. 
  • The screen shows the confirmation that along with Appointment information.
  1. Click on the “Print Application Receipt.” & print your application receipt with attach detail of payment reference number.

 Step: 4 Application submissions

Now you need to submit your document at “PASSPORT SEVA KENDRA”.

passport seva kendra
passport seva kendra

First, you need to go to Passport Seva Kendra.

First the security checks you and then they give you Token No.

You go for first stage-I (A Counter) i.e. do data verification and fees collection, Biometric, Photograph capture, Scan & upload.

Now, go for a Second stage (B counter) for document verification.

Go to at Stage-III (C counter) for grant of passport i.e. File number for Passport. 

simple guideline to get file number of Passport
simple guideline to get file number of Passport

   

How to check the Passport Application status/Track passport seva status?

3 simple steps to  check your Passport Application Status/ Track passport seva status    

You need to check two conformations i.e. Passport Application and Police Clearance Certificate.

Click on “Track Your Application.”

track your application
track your application

Write your “FILE NUMBER” and your “Birthday.” Click on “Track status”

Track passport seva kendra status
Track passport Seva Kendra status

                                              

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