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.
Coimbatore, Coimbatore rural, Erode, Namakkal, Salem, Salem rural, The Nilgiris, Tiruppur.
List of Officers
Shri S Sasikumar
Regional Passport Officer
List of Holidays *
Mailad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-milad
Vinayaka Chaturthi(Ganesha Chaturthi)
Dussehra (Maha Saptami)
Id-e-Milad(Prophet Mohammed Birthday)
* 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.
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.
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.
Applications in respect of Physically challenged applicants with valid ‘Certificate of Disability’.
Applications for issue of Police Clearance Certificate (PCC).
Rest of all other categories is required to get online appointment for submission of passport applications.
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.
Public Visiting Hours at Passport Office, Coimbatore : 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on all working days.