How to online apply for a passport?

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For a unique id all over the world everyone needs a passport. You can apply for passport through online registration. In online mode you can registered yourself in these way:

E-form submission:

Through e-form you can fill up your information in the downloaded e-form from the home page of

After download the e-form, next step is you have to fully filled up it and then click validate and save button on it. After clicking this will generate an XML file, this will be required for uploading in the system. Then register through the Passport Seva Online Portal, click on register button in apply section of home page. Then login with the registered id for proceed the next step. Upload e-form to the given link. Make sure you that only XML file is accepted by the system no other file is accepted. Then click on the Pay and Schedule Appointment link. This will schedule your appointment at the nearest Passport Seva Kendra.

Online form submission:

First you have to registered yourself in the Passport  Seva Online Portal.

Click on the apply for Fresh Passport/reissue of passport link, whatever you want to. Then fill up your information in the required details and submit it.

After completion of above anyone mode you have to move on to the payment for booking appointment.

Online payment has been mandatory for booking appointment. Following modes are for online payment:

  • Credit/debit card (master card and visa)
  • Internet banking (SBI and associate banks)
  • SBI challan

Click to print Application receipt to print it. This contains the ARN (Application Reference Number/Appointment Number). Last step for applying passport is go to the Passport Seva Kendra for varification where appointment has been booked with your original documents.

Apart from this applicant can submit directly in the Passport Office.

NOTE: All original documents are shown at the submission of passport application. In case any applicant has stayed at more than one place since last one year, he/she should furnish two additional photocopies of PP form for each additional place of stay.



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