Easy way to fill online form to apply for passport, know the complete process

Passport Application: If you want to go abroad for holidays or work, you must have an updated passport. With the rise of travel and tourism in the present era, international job opportunities have opened up, so it is important to keep your passport ready for foreign travel. As far as passports are concerned, various types of travel documents can be arranged for traveling abroad from India.

Common Passport i.e. Blue Book is for common citizens. A diplomatic passport is also prepared. Indian diplomats and government officials i.e. IAS rank and IPS rank persons use this passport. The color of diplomatic passport is maroon. After this comes the second official passport which is white in colour. If a government official or a person representing the government travels abroad on official or government work, he or she uses a white passport.

How to fill passport form online?

Be it getting a new passport or updating an old passport, both the steps are the same.

Passport Application Registration Form Passport Seva
Passport Application Registration Form Passport Seva
  • First of all you have to create your ID on Passport Seva Portal (https://www.passportindia.gov.in). If your ID is already created, log in, but if not, you will need to register an ID.
  • Now passport form is filled online and many people are doing this work through agents also. Instead of doing this, fill the form yourself.
  • After registering on the Passport Seva Portal, you will see the home page where you have to click on the option “Apply for New Passport/Apply for Re-issue of Passport”.
  • After this an e-form will appear in front of you. This e-form will have approximately 5-6 pages and each time you will have to fill the details in a window and click on the “Validate and Save” button.
  • After filling all the information, you will have to submit your application on the last page. Before submitting, check that all the details of your application are correct as per your identity card.

Make an appointment to get a passport

Once you have filled the passport form online, you will have to visit the Passport Seva Kendra and get your biometric verification done.

  • You will be given an option on the Passport Seva Portal that reads “Make Payment and Schedule Appointment”. Click on this option.
  • After this, first of all find your nearest Passport Seva Kendra.
  • After this select it and you will see several date options.
  • You will see only those dates where the slot is vacant.
  • After this you choose your date and then pay the passport fee.
  • 1500 taka for 30 page booklet and 2000 taka for 60 page booklet.
  • You can pay the fee through online payment, credit or debit card payment, internet banking or SBI challan.
  • Once the appointment is made, you will receive an Application Reference Number (ARN).
  • On the day of booking your appointment, carry all your identity proofs and complete your biometric verification.

Once the biometrics are done, there will be police verification to check that your name and address are correct on all your documents and that you reside at your stated address. After completion of all these processes, your passport will be printed within 15 days.

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