A Passport is a document from which we can travel internationally and also it tells the person citizenships. In the passport details like our Name, Photo, Nationality, and Date Of Birth are printed.
How To Apply Passport Online
Well, there are several steps to be followed to apply for your passport online. It is completely an online process. Only you have to visit your selected passport office at your appointment date to verify your documents and other processes.
The flow of applying online passport will be
- Registration on Passport website.
- Fill your basics details.
- Upload documents.
- Pay and book appointment.
Step By Step Guide To Apply Passport Online
Step 1: First of all visit the official website of Passport Seva to Apply Passport Online. Tap on to New User to register yourself on Passport Seva website.
Step 2: At this step, you have to make your account on Passport Seva website to apply for your passport.
Step 3: Now you will receive an email from Passport Seva. Click on the link to verify your account.
Step 4: Once your account is successfully activated. Login to your Passport Seva account to fill your passport application form.
Step 5: Now you can see there are various options available. Tap on Apply For Fresh Passport.
Step 6: Taking it ahead you can apply for your passport in two ways.
- Fill the online form.
- Download the form and submit it to the Passport office.
Here we are moving with the first option which fills the passport application form online.
Step 7: Forwarding to select your nearest Passport Office in which you have to verify your documents.
Step 8: Now you have to select your passport type according to your requirement from the below options.
- Fresh/Re-issue Passport.
- Normal/Tatkal Passport.
- 36/60 Pages Passport.
Step 9: Moving to the next step is to fill your basics details.
Step 10: At this step, you have to fill your Family Details.
Step 11: In this step, you need to add your address details. Make sure you have not to fill any incorrect information/ details.
Step 12: Now you have to add your emergency contact in passport seva website.
Step 13: Now you have to select the details given below. It is just an identity certificate or passport details.
Step 14: Answer the following questions just by selecting Yes/No for your passport application.
Step 15: Now you can see how your passport will look like. All the details which are shown here will be present in your original passport which will you receive.
Step 16: It is the last step of filling the details. At this step, you have to select the documents which you have to show at the passport office.
Step 17: Now there are two steps remaining to complete your passport application form.
- Upload your documents.
- Pay and book appointments.
Step 18: All the details have been filled. Moving to the next step of the passport application is to upload your supportive documents.
Step 19: Now complete your payment and book your appointment to complete your passport application successfully.
Step 20: At this step, you have to select your payment mode to complete your passport application successfully. Here I am going to select the online mode.
Step 21: Now you can see your basics details and tap on next to move forward.
Step 22: Now you have to select the nearby passport office to book your appointment.
Step 23: After selecting the passport office, now you have to proceed for the payment for your passport application.
Step 24: Now you can see various online methods for payment of your passport are available. Some are free of cost and some are having charges.
Step 25: After successful payment your appointment is booked on your selected date and your passport office. You are required to visit your passport office on the appointment date.
There are two categories of Passport
- ECR Passport
- Non-ECR Passport
ECR Passport: ECR stands for Emigration Check Required. It is the type of passport in which the person who is applying for the passport are not completed his/her 10th class or Matriculation.
Non-ECR Passport: Non-ECR stands for No emigration Check Required. It is the type of passport in which the person who is applying for the passport is completed his/her 10th class or Matriculation.
What are the Fees of Passport?
The fees of passport depend on various parameters like Fresh or Reissue, Tatkal or Normal Passport, Number of pages etc.
|Type Of Passport||36 Pages||60 Pages|
|New or Fresh Passport||1500||2000|
|New or Fresh Passport (Tatkal)||3500||4000|
|Reissue of Passport||1500||2000|
|Reissue of Passport (Tatkal)||3500||4000|
Documents Required For Passport
There are some standard documents required to get your passport.
- Date Of Birth
- Address Proof
|Date Of Birth||Birth Certificate, Matriculation Certificate, Aadhaar Card, Election Card, Pan Card.|
|Address Proof||Water Bill, Electricity Bill, Telephone Bill, Aadhaar Card.|
|Non-ECR||Matriculation Certificate, Identity Card (Government Servant), Birth Certificate.|