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Consular, Passport & Visa Division
Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
Passport Offices in India
Mission/ Post Abroad
Chief Passport Officer
Locate Passport Seva Kendra
Locate District Passport Cell
Know your Police Station
Track Application Status
Print Application Form
Appointment Opening Time
Apply for passport
Fill Passport form online
Submit an Application at PSK
Check Application Status
Where to apply?
Postal Dispatch & Tracking
Online Fee Payment
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Haj Advisory 2013-14
Advisory for Applicants
Download the e-Form through the
link on the Home Page.
Fill the downloaded e-Form and click the
Validate & Save
button.This will generate an XML file which will be required later for uploading in the system.
Register through the Passport Seva Portal. (Click on
link under the
Online Application Filling
section on the Home Page).
Login to the Passport Seva Portal with the registered User ID.
Upload the XML file (generated in Step 2) through the
link.Do not upload the PDF form at this stage as only XML file is accepted by the system.
link on the "View Saved/Submitted Applications" screen to schedule an appointment.
has been made mandatory for booking appointments at Passport Seva Kendras under some of the Passport Offices.
to view the list of such Passport Seva Kendras/Passport Offices where Online Payment has been made mandatory. For remaining Passport Seva Kendras/Passport Offices, Online Payment will be applicable for scheduling appointment in due course and will be notified accordingly.
Online Payment can be made using any one of the following modes:
Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard & Visa)
Internet Banking (State Bank of India (SBI) and
SBI Bank Challan
"Print Application Receipt"
link to print the application receipt containing Application Reference Number (ARN)/Appointment Number.
Visit the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) where appointment has been booked, along with original documents.
Only emergency/medical cases and preapproved categories may visit Passport Seva Kendra without appointment. Service will be provided at the discretion of Passport Seva Kendra in-charge/Passport Officer.
Minor applicants below 4 years of age need to carry a recent coloured passport size (4.5 x 3.5 cm) photograph with a white background while visiting Passport Seva Kendra. Other applicants need not carry any photograph as photograph will be captured at the Passport Seva Kendra.
Resubmission of application form is required, in case the applicant does not visit the Passport Seva Kendra within 90 days from the online form submission.
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