Passport Application Online:
Indian Passport is the officially issued document serving as proof of nationality to travel to or from foreign countries. It is issued by the Ministry of External Affairs under the Passport Act 1967 to the applicants who apply for the passport online through the passport Seva portal online.
93 passport offices issues passport across India and 162 Indian diplomatic missions (Consulates, High Commissions, and Embassies) abroad issues Passport to all the eligible citizens.
As India becoming ‘Digital India’, the Passport application online process got simplified. Just fill your personal details and upload documents to get an appointment slot. You can apply from any corner in India to visit any Passport office of your choice. Without an online appointment, no one will get service at PSK or POPSK.
How an Indian Passport does look like:
Latest Indian Passport has a deep-blue or black outer cover with Indian Emblem and golden color words printed on the front face. ‘Passport’ and ‘Republic of India’ are written on the above and below of the Emblem in Hindi and English.
The passport document can be given in 36 pages or 60 pages. The normal document has 36 pages but for frequent travelers, pages can be extended till 60.
In the first page, below fields are present;
- Country code: IND
- Passport number
- Given name(s)
- Date of birth
- Place of birth
- Place of issue
- Date of issue
- Date of expiry
- Photo of the passport holder
- Ghost picture of the passport holder (only passports issued since 2015)
- Signature of the passport holder
- The information page ends with the Machine Readable PassportZone (MRZ).
In the last page, below fields are seen:
- Name of father or legal guardian
- Name of mother
- Spouse name
- Old passport number
- File number
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