How to fill Fresh Passport Application Form Online (With Screenshots)

Saturday, 6 October 2012 Posted by Jammu Champ 2 comments

Passport Services in India goes Online and now applicants who would like to  Apply for a Fresh Passport in India will have to Fill the Passport Application form Online and there after  schedule an appointment at the Local Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) where they will have to appear in person, Pay the Fees, Get Documents Scrutinised etc.

In this article we are going to Discuss about Applying for Fresh Passport in India by using the Online  Application form. The Online system is hassle free and applicants need not stand in the Long Queues, wait for their turn, Paying money to Agents etc to submit their Passport Application form. However, some people find the Online Passport Application system complex, as they are not used to the Computers and Online Services. This article is aimed at Helping those, who didn't use the Online Services Often and finds it difficult to submit the Passport Application form Online

Locations of the Passport-Seva Kendras in India: Passport Services are being privided at the these Locations.

Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly  · Bhopal , Bhubaneshwar , Chandigarh , Chennai , Cochin , Dehradun  , Delhi  , Ghaziabad , Goa , Guwahati , Hyderabad , Jaipur  Jallandhar , Jammu , Kolkata , Kozhikode , Lucknow , Madurai , Malapuram , Mumbai , Nagpur , Patna , Pune , Raipur , Ranchi , Shimla , Srinagar , Surat , Thane , Trichy , Trivandrum , Vizag , Coimbatore

Documents Required to Submit the Passport Application form

Before, submitting the Online Passport Application form, applicants need to have following documents with them, as these are needed to be Uploaded at the time of Online Registration. The most common documents required are :

Applicants need to get these Documents Scanned, as these are need after Submitting the Online Application form.

Moreover, applicants can also get Detailed Information about Required Documents by checking the List of "List of Documents Required for Fresh Passport Issuance ". Here is the Screen-Shot of the Page, where you can check the List of Required Documents by Selecting the Type of Application, Applicant Category and Non-ECR Category

Click here to proceed for Required Documents Page Here

How to Submit the Passport Application form Online ?

The Next step is get yourself Registered Online at the Passport Seva Portal by Logging on to the  ( After that, you have to click on the Register Link under the Heading Online Application filling and proceed for the Registration process.

The Registration Process in simple and requires you to fill the "User Registration form" .This form can be filled easily by following the On-Screen Instructions. After that, you have to click on the REGISTER Button and thereafter, a conformation email will be sent to you that needs to be confirmed by Logging on to the Specified Email address.

After successful conformation, your account will be activated and after that you can now proceed for Filling the Application form Online

Now you have Registered yourself Passport Seva Portal and also got all the Required Documents, the Next step is to Submit or Fill the Fresh Passport Application form Online. There are two ways in which, you can Submit the Passport Application form Online, you can either of it, whichever you find convenient

(I) E-Form Submission (Recommended)


(II) Online Form Submission 

Now, we will discuss in Detail, about Submitting the Application form by Both these ways one and one

(I) How to Apply for Fresh Passport Using E-Form Submission ?


1) Download the E-form, from the Passport Seva Portal ( The form can be Downloaded by Clicking on the Link  "Download e-Form" given under User Assistance on the left side of the page OR You can Download the E-form Directly from this link
2) The E-form is a Editable (*.pdf) File that contains Particulars to be filled.After filling the Details, you have to click on the VALIDATE and SAVE Button. This will generate an XML File that must be preserved as it is required for Uploading after some time.
3)Now, you have to login to the Passport Seva Portal, with the User ID and Password that was generated in the Registration process
4) After successful, login, now you have to upload the XML File that was generated in the Step No. 2.

5) Now, you have to Upload the Supporting Documents in (*.pdf) format (Optional) and even you can submit these documents at passport Seva Kendra.

6) After that, you can click on the Manage Appointment Link and Schedule an appointment at your Local Passport Seva Kendra.

7)After Scheduling the Appointment, you have to print the the Application Receipt containing the Application Reference Number (ARN)/Appointment Number, as it is needed at the time of appointment.

8)Now, you have to visit the Passport Seva Kendra on the Scheduled Date and Time along with all the Required Documents in Original as well as photocopy. Remember to take along with you the Application Receipt containing the Appointment Number.

(II) How to Apply for Fresh Passport Using Online form Submission ?

If, you do not Like the above way of applying for the Fresh passport, then there is another way of Submitting the Fresh Passport Application form Online be following the below mentioned steps:

1)Log on to the Passport Seva Portal ( by using the Registration Details Like (User ID and Password) 
2) After successful login, click on the link marked as "Apply for Fresh Passport / Reissue of Passport" and then Click on the link "Click here to fill the application form online" under the Alternative 2.

3)After that you have to fill the Online Passport form by following the On-Screen Instructions. The Online form requires Details such as Passport Type, Personal Details, References and Finally Self Declaration.

4) After Submitting the Online Passport form, you have to Manage Appointment and Schedule an appointment Date for submitting the Original Documents at the local Passport Seva Kendra.

5) After scheduling the Appointment, you have to take the Print-out of the Application Receipt containing the " Application Reference Number (ARN)/Appointment Number"  and the same must be produced on the Day of appointment.

6) The Applicants must reach the Passport Seva Kendra at the Scheduled Date and Time along with the Required Documents in Original as well as photocopy.

 Need Help ?

Although care has been taken to provide the Information in a Precise way, yet applicants are required to go through the Passport India Official Website @ before applying for the same.

If you have any questions, then feel free to drop your Queries in the Comments Section below

Tatkal Passport Application Form Online

Sunday, 1 January 2012 Posted by Jammu Champ 0 comments

An Overview of General Conditions under which the Tatkal Passport Scheme can be availed

Tatkal means at the earliest,So Tatkal Passport Facility means getting your passport at the earliest or in short duration of time.In our previous post, we have mentioned the complete procedure for Online Passport Application form
for passport registration and in this post we will describe in detail about How to get your Tatkal Passport using Online Application form

The Tatkal Scheme for getting the Passport is available to those who need passport urgently, but there are certain conditions that specifies the urgency of the situation.We have written all those situation below which specifies that Tatktal Passport can be issued in such a case.

  • The Tatkal Passport scheme works on the principle of FIFO i.e First-In-First-Out. However there is a limit on the number of Passports that can be issued in Tatkal Quota.
  • The Tatkal Scheme will take approximately 4-5 days in between the Date of the form submission and the date of Passport Delivery.However, in case of medical emergency, the request of passport delivery in 1-2 days can be considered
  • The Passport is issued for a period of 10 years (In General Passport) and for a period of 2 years (In Tatkal Scheme) depending upon the police verification
The Tatkal Passport scheme is not available to everyone, i.e anyone with his own will cannot apply for the Tatkal Scheme.This service can be availed only in case of the below mentioned categories:
  • In case of medical emergency, when the patient needs emergency medical treatment.
  • In case of the death of the close relative of the person going abroad.
  • Students who are appearing for examinations such as GRE and SAT.
  • Students going abroad for study in foreign universities.
  • A Person whose blood relative staying abroad is seriously ill.
  • A Person whose close relatives are working in other countries
  • Business men going abroad for trade, conference, trade affairs etc.
  • A person going for marriage of a close relative in other countries.
  • A person who would like to solemnize his/her marriage in other countries and also for Honeymoon after marriage.
  • Persons going abroad for religious tours and pilgrimages.
  • A person who won foreign tickets in case of a promotional awards where foreign travel is offered as a prize.
  • Spouse of official passport holders going abroad and availing companion ticket.
In this post,we have mentioned the general conditions for Applying for the Tatkal  Passport Scheme, In our next post, we will discuss the Complete Procedure of How can I apply for passport under Tatkal Scheme ?

    How to apply for Passport Application form Online for Passport Registration in India

    Thursday, 29 December 2011 Posted by Jammu Champ 1 comments

    A Complete Procedure on How to submit Online application form for Passport Registration in India

    A good news for all those who are waiting for getting a passport using Online Application form is that the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has started the service for submitting the Online Applications for the passport service in India.Initially,the service is available in only a few selected cities of India, but its is expected that soon it will be available in rest of India

    Here is the complete Updated List of Indian Cities where General Public can apply for Passport using Online Application form:

     List of Passport Offices offering Passport Online Application form
    Ahmedabad Chandigarh Panaji Kolkata Nagpur Srinagar
    Amritsar Chennai Guwahati Kozhikode Patna Surat
    Bangalore Cochin Hyderabad Lucknow Pune Thane
    Bareilly Dehradun Jaipur Madurai Raipur Trichy
    Bhopal Delhi Jallandhar Malapuram Ranchi Trivandrum
    Bhubaneshwar Ghaziabad Jammu Mumbai Shimla Vizag

    If you are resident of any of the above mentioned cities, then you have the option for Applying for Passport using Online Application form.For the benefit of our readers we have penned down, the complete procedure for Submitting Passport Online Application form:

    •  Online Passport Application Form can be submitted at this Link.Before you apply Online,you must read the instructions given below.
    • The Passport Online Application form can be used for New Passport Application, Re-Issue of Passport and Duplicate Passport.
    • It must be noted that residents falling under the above mentioned Passport Offices can apply for Online Registration.
    •  After Submitting the Online Application form, the System will ask to Open/Save, your application form.After Open/Save, you have the option to take a Print- Out of Online Application Form.

    • If for some reason the Printer is not available, then you must not down your Application Number and Date of Birth, so that you can print the Application form later.

    • You can fill the Passport Online Application Form by following the On-Screen Instructions.However there are some Columns in the Application form that are to be filled by hand.
    • After taking the Print-Out of the Online Application form, you have to visit the Passport Office to complete the remaining Application process Like Payment of Fee and Submitting Documents in support of Age (Such as Date of Birth Certificate) on the appointed Day and time.
    • The Appointment date and time will be generated an online system and the same will be printed on the Application form.
    • After that you have to reach the Passport Office at the appointed time mentioned in the Online Application form and must proceed to the respective counter.It is advisable to reach the RPO 15 minutes before the appointed time.
    • Online Applicants, don't need to wait in the long Queue and need not take the token number for submiiting their passport Applications.
    • Before you Apply Online for Passport Registration, it is advisable that you must go read the complete information of the respective passport offices at ( carefully, particularly (Fee Structure, How to Fill Form Number: 1 and Documents to be attached along with Number of copies).

    • Before Applying Online,make it sure that you possess all the documents that are to be produced at the time of appointment.
    • If for some reason, you didn't reach the passport office on the appointed time, the respective Passport Office will try to accommodate you as soon as a slot is available in the Queue.
    You can also apply for Tatkal Passport Scheme using the Tatkal Passport Application Form Online.But Tatkal Scheme is condition based and can be availed only if you satisfy the conditions

    To Apply Online click Here

    To Read the Complete Procedure Click Here
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