Introduction Office Address Jurisdiction List of Officers List of Holidays News and Announcements

Passport Office, Coimbatore started functioning from 14th of September 2008. It caters to six districts in the state of Tamil Nadu. The districts are Coimbatore, Erode, Namakkal, Salem, Tiruppur and The Nilgiris. The office is located at Coimbatore.

Office Address
Passport Office Contact Details

First Floor, Corporation Commercial Complex,

Opp. Thandumariamman Koil,

Avinashi Road, Coimbatore,

Tamil Nadu-641018

Voice: 0422-2200250, 2301415

Fax: 0422-2306660



Coimbatore, Coimbatore rural, Erode, Namakkal, Salem, Salem rural, The Nilgiris, Tiruppur.

List of Officers
Name Designation
Shri S Sasikumar Regional Passport Officer
List of Holidays *
Date Holiday
04/01/2015 Mailad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-milad
15/01/2015 Pongal
02/04/2015 Mahavir Jayanti
03/04/2015 Good Friday
04/05/2015 Buddha Purnima
18/07/2015 Eid-Ul-Fitr
17/09/2015 Vinayaka Chaturthi(Ganesha Chaturthi)
24/09/2015 Eid-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
21/10/2015 Dussehra (Maha Saptami)
22/10/2015 Dussehra(Vijay Dashami)
23/10/2015 Muharram
10/11/2015 Diwali (Deepavali)
25/11/2015 Gurunanak's Birthday
23/12/2015 Id-e-Milad(Prophet Mohammed Birthday)
25/12/2015 Christmas Day

* Note: In addition, Passport Office will be closed on National Holidays i.e. Republic Day (26th January), Independence Day (15th August) and Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October).

News and Announcements


The current opening time of appointments is 1:30 PM.

Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at Passport Seva Kendra(s) under this Passport Office. Click here for details.

** Please refer documents required column for relevant documents.

  1. Tatkaal Appointments allowed as Walk-in with ARN at RPO : With effect from 3rd November 2014, applicants desirous of applying under Tatkaal need to visit the Regional Passport Office situated at First Floor, Corporation Commercial Complex,Opp. Thandumariamman Koil,Avinashi Road, Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu-641018, between 10AM to 11AM.  Such applicants have to provide print out of their ARN Sheet, with ARN registered at least 1 day in advance, along with other necessary supporting documents.  For example, Tatkal Applicant for 3rd Nov 2014 should have their ARN on or before 2nd Nov 2014.
  2. Categories of Applicants allowed as “Walk-In with ARN” at PSK

    With effect from 1st November 2013, Following mentioned categories of applications will alone be allowed as “Walk-in Applicants”. Applicants falling under these categories need to register Online, fill in the online application form and generate Application Reference Number (ARN) at least one day in advance before visiting the PSK. Such applicants may visit the PSK with required set of documents in ORIGINAL and a copy of printed ARN sheet between 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM.
    1. Applications in respect of Physically challenged applicants with valid ‘Certificate of Disability’.
    2. Applications for issue of Police Clearance Certificate (PCC).
    Rest of all other categories is  required to get online appointment for submission of passport applications. 
  3. With effect from 21st Feb 2012, the applicants who are in urgent need of passports and have all the necessary documents to obtain passport, who are not able to get online appointments may approach the Passport Officer with necessary documents and with online registration number (ARN Number) for getting appointments. The appointments may be given based on the load and capacity of PSK on that particular day. The final decision will be taken by the Passport Officer on case by case basis and therefore decision once taken will be treated as final.
  4. Public Visiting Hours at Passport Office, Coimbatore : 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on all working days.
  5. Applicants are required to furnish original documents (DOB, ECNR, Address Proof and other relevant documents** along with one set of self-attested photocopies of the same at the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) for processing.
  6. All Central Government employees, State Government employees, Employees of Statutory bodies and Public Sector Undertakings are required to produce 2 set of Identity certificate (Ann B) on original Stationery or NOC (Ann M) in Originals.
  7. Applicants are mandatorily to furnish the Registered marriage certificate issued by the Registrar of Marriage if the marriage is on or after 1st Nov'09.

** Please refer documents required column for relevant documents.

Minor :

  1. Annexure H signed by both the parents is mandatory to process Minor applications.
  2. For minor applicants, present address proof document in the name of parents can be submitted.
  3. It is advised to carry original and self-attested copies of parents passport to Passport Seva Kendra (PSK), in case parents possess passport.
  4. For minor applicants, documents can be attested by parents.
  5. All children up to the age of 18 years. (For re-issue of passport, after they attain the age of 18 years, documents to prove their non-ECR category have to be submitted, else ECR stamping will be done. Refer instruction booklet page no 4, column 2.15 for further queries.

Press Releases

  1. Press Release dated 24-10-2014
  2. Press Release dated 16-05-2015