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Monday, January 21, 2019

How to use mPassport mobile app for passport application?- PASSPORT APPLICATION

Ministry of External affairs Launch update for mPassport mobile application in June, 2018. In this update most important feature is added which is, you can directly feel your passport application by using your smartphone. In this generation smartphone yours population is very fast growing. So Ministry of affairs provides their application for convenience of users. These application  includes relative information about application of passport and the related procedure, requirements, status how to apply for passport, what documents are required, whom should apply, what should be fee for application, locations of passport offices and appointment availability. In new update Ministry added important keywords like new user passport application and existing user’s application. In this article we go through with all the new and existing features of mPassport application. 

What contents included in mPassport application:

Ministry of External affairs find outs all the needs of peoples and they developed this application. In this application all the procedure is given, you can observe and follow it. This application is very useful for appointments, documents, fee, FAQ`s, and all the help you required. This application makes peoples very helpful for applying passport. By sing this application you also can renew your existing passport. Let`s start exploring this application:

Main contents:  


Ministry of External affairs covered all the content in this application. Now you do not required to visit their website for application of passport, you can apply and complete all the procedure required for it by using this application.

Main Menu:

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1. Existing User Log in
2. New User registration
3.  Status tracker
4. Appointment
5. Documents Advisor
6. Fee Calculator
7. Locate Centre
8. Annexures/ Affidavits
                this all points are covered in this application, Let`s explore all points one by one:

 1. Existing User Log in:

                First option given in this application is Existing User Login. If you completed your registration process at website before, then you can go with this option. Here you have to put your Login ID and password, and log in with your existing information.
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When you click at Exiting user then you get above window, in this window put your Login Id and click at continue, In next window you have to fill your password. If you have problem with your password then, click at Trouble Logging in? If you are not an existing user then go with the second tab else click Register (New User) in this window.

2. New User registration:

If you are new in passport site or you never register here before then click at New User registration.  These two tabs are newly added to this application and they are very helpful one. It helps to fill form directly by application. When you click at this tab you get bellows window:
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In this page first fill passport office near you (choose option from given) and fill you name as your certificate has. This page is same like the website one, how to register you to passport application check out previous article, in which I gave all the details about that. Click here to read the article.

3.  Status tracker:


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Know you can check your passport progress or status by using this tab. Here you can also track you RTI (Right to Information) status. RTI is for you to know information about any topic under Public Information Office. You just have to fill up a form and send, afterword’s you got your reply by letter to your address from Public Information Office. You just buy an application form of 10 rupees (2 rupees extra per page) fill it and send to PIO. When you click at RTI status you got window like below:

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Put you RTI reference Number and click at track; you get your status of RTI application.
Your passports status also you can see here: Click at Application status then you will get bellows window, Fill you File number and date of birth and click at track. At what stage your application is now you got that status. This application before mostly used for this tab, to track application status.
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4. Appointment:

In the passport procedure you have to take appointment of any passport office near you for document verification and interview purpose. You can book your appointment to PSK`s office by using Appointment availability tab. When you click at this tab you get bellows window,
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Here you have to choose your near PSK office, click at select you get the list of main district offices, choose as per your preference. After that you have to Enter Characters which are shown in small fig. If this picture is not visible to you or not understanding then click at change the picture displayed. Click at check availability then choose appointment as per your convenience but you have to visit in that time a PSK.

5. Documents Advisor:

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Passport is very trustable document of your proof of nationality so the documents required for it is very strict. Before aadhar card you have to provide more documents, but now no of documents required is less. Identity Proof, Address proof and Date of birth proof are very necessary documents. Requirement of documents is changes with what kind of passport you applying. In this application government provides all the list of document as per kind of passport, so you can easily find out the required document. Click here for Required Documents list. 

This list is given by application (lets discuss few types.)

Documents for Fresh Passport

 In this window you have to fill up Type of application you are applying like you want passport very urgently then select Tatkaal, otherwise go with the Normal one. Select your age group and fill the ECR type. For ECR details and information about ECR click here.
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Re-Issue of passport:

 In this tab all the information is as same as previous here just you want to add your type of employment. Here main document required is for reason for re-issue, like pages Exhaust, passport missing, type of passport changing or other than above.
As like above you can check all the type of documents for all types.

 6. Fee Calculator:

 Fee required for various types of passport is different. Age is also matter in fee, for fee chart government provides separate tab is Fee Calculator. In this type you can calculate your passport application fee as per your type of passport, pages and age. For example regular pages count fee is 1500 rupees and for jumbo passport it is 2000 rupees. This tab is converted to 4 sub-tabs
1. Fresh
2. Re-issue
3. PCC (police clearance certificate)
4. Background Verification process
Select your type and proceed, you will get exact details about fee. Click here to know more about Fee for passport application.
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7. Locate Centre:

In India PSK`s offices are spread all over, to know about PSK`s office near you this tab helps you. This tab is sub divided into following options:
1. Passport Seva Kendra
2. District passport Cell
3. Police station
4. Mission/ post abroad
5. Passport Office.
It is very easy to use this sub tabs for example
Locate passport office near you: Click at the Passport Seva Kendra, then you get bellows window

This process can be done by two methods:
1. By using Passport Office tab in which you have to select your nearer district office.
2.  If you know your pin code them go with the second option, enter your pin umber and locate all the near PSK`s near you.
In this application also given FAQ`s section in which you post your queries and get answers from ministry. Also you can go through with other people’s queries that can solve your own queries also. If still your queries or questions are not satisfied, you can call to the free helpline of passport seva.
For costumer care number and PSK`s phone number, click here.

Where you get this Application:

Ministry of external affairs makes easy to find out this application, they provided its link in there official website. They provide this application for all users like android, iTunes, Blackberry and Windows. For download this application click on your operating systems logo.

For android:  click at logo below


Or use this link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.mea.psp

For iTunes: 

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Or use this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mpassport-seva/id723492146?ls=1&mt=8

For windows:

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Or use this link:  https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/store/p/mpassport-seva/9wzdncrfj4ff?rtc=1

For blackberry users:

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Or use this link: https://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/55870889/?lang=en&countrycode=IN



For any Help Click Here.

PASSPORT HELPLINE


                             
Passport offices are available in all over India. Indian government provides mobile application and toll free number for help. Total 93 PSK`s are available in all over India. Some post offices are under passport seva Kendra. If you have any quarries it will be solved at FAQ sections or comment below.
Here you can ask your doubts; quarries and questions which will be solves. For details of questions refer our websites FAQ sections.  For any additional information, contact to Passport Seva Kendra near you.

Customer Care Numbers of divisional offices in India

DIVISIONAL PSK                       CUSTOMER CARE NUMBERS


Ahmedabad                                        +91-79-26309103, 26300603

Amritsar                                              +91-183-2506256

Andaman                                            +91-3192-232733

Bangalore                                            +91-80-25706100, 25706101, 25706102

Bareilly                                                +91-581-2311874, 2302033

Bhopal                                                 +91-755 -2583255, 2583258

Bhubaneswar                                     +91-674 2563855, 2564470, 2563860

Chandigarh                                        +91-172-2624987, 2624988, 2624989

Chennai                                              +91-44-2851 3640

Cochin                                                +91-484-2315152, 2312607, 2322660.

Coimbatore                                       +91-422-2200250, 2301415

Dehradun                                          +91-135-2652165, 2652160

Delhi                                                  +91-11-26187072, 26187073, 26187074

Ghaziabad                                         +91-120-2700320, 2701211

Goa                                                     +91-0832-2437601

Guwahati                                           +91-0361-2228547, 2264841

Hyderabad                                         +91-040-27715333, 27716149

Jaipur                                                 +91-0141-2702515, 2710884

Jammu                                               +91-0191-2451085

Kolkata                                               +91-033-22257523, 22341212

Kozhikode                                           0495-2768869, 2767789, 2769139

Lucknow                                             +91-522-2305130

Madurai                                              +91-0452-2521205, 2521204

Malappuram                                     +91-0483-2739701, 2739702, 2739703

Mumbai                                             +91-022-24934973, 24931731

Nagpur                                               +91-0712-2511741, 2511742

Patna                                                  +91-0612-2223267

Pune                                                   +91-020-25675421, 25675422

Raipur                                               +91-0771-2263920, 0771-2263922

Ranchi                                               +91-0651-2282122, 2282080

Shimla                                              +91-0177-2652395

Srinagar                                            +91-0194-2500375, 2500173, 2500374

Surat                                                 +91-0261-2228225

Thane                                                +91-022-25830116-21

Trichy                                                +91-0431-2707203, 2707404, 2700699

Trivandrum                                       +91-0471-2460132, 2471194, 2470225

Visakhapatnam                                 +91-0891-2745746



OFFICIAL WEB SITE

http://www.passportindia.gov.in


HELPLINE NUMBER:

 1800 258 1800 (toll free) (24*7)

  • Helpline by customer care Executives: 8 AM to 10 PM
  • Automated Interactive Voice Response (IVRS) Support: 24 hours

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

How much Fee required for applying passport and renewal of passport? Passport Fees



We all want to know that-  How much Fee required for applying passport? Generally it based on various factors; we discuss all the factors related fee structure below.

There are four main factors for fee structure as bellows.
1) Type of applicant
2) Age of applicant
3) Reason of renewal
4) Required Scheme

There are two types of applicant – Fresh and Reissue

Fresh passport:

1) If your age is less than 15 years then

                For normal passport days – 1000/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 3000/-

2) If your age is in between 15 to 18 years then

      There are two validities you can apply
      I) 5 years or till the age of 18 years
                For normal passport days – 1000/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 3000/-

      II) For 10 years validity
36 Pages:
                For normal passport days – 1500/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 3500/-
            60 Pages:
                For normal passport days – 2000/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 4000/-

3) If your age is 18 years and above.

36 Pages:
                For normal passport days – 1500/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 3500/-
            60 Pages:
                For normal passport days – 2000/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 4000/-

Renewal/ Reissue Fee Structure:

1) If your age is less than 15 years then

For other reasons like expire date or exhaust pages etc.:             
For normal passport days – 1000/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 3000/-
If you have lost or stolen your passport:
                If validity is expired: Same as above
                If validity is not expired: 2000/- Extra at above fee structure.

2) If your age is in between 15 to 18 years then

      There are two validities you can apply
      I) 5 years or till the age of 18 years
                For normal passport days – 1000/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 3000/-
     If you have lost or stolen your passport:
                If validity is expired: Same as above
                If validity is not expired: 2000/- Extra at above fee structure.

       II) For 10 years validity
36 Pages:
                For normal passport days – 1500/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 3500/-
         If you have lost or stolen your passport:
                If validity is expired: Same as above
                If validity is not expired: 2000/- Extra at above fee structure.

            60 Pages:
                For normal passport days – 2000/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 4000/-
        If you have lost or stolen your passport:
                If validity is expired: Same as above
                If validity is not expired: 2000/- Extra at above fee structure.

3) If your age is 18 years and above.

36 Pages:
                For normal passport days – 1500/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 3500/-
    If you have lost or stolen your passport:
                If validity is expired: Same as above
                If validity is not expired: 2000/- Extra at above fee structure.

            60 Pages:
                For normal passport days – 2000/-
                For Tatkaal passport – 4000/-
      If you have lost or stolen your passport:
                If validity is expired: Same as above
                If validity is not expired: 2000/- Extra at above fee structure.


Saturday, May 12, 2018

How to fill registration form and login to passport seva?- PASSPORT LOG IN


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Hi guys, here I’m to teach you how to fill online passport application form in details. There are some steps to fill online form:
1. Registration
2. Passport type
3. Personal details
4. Family details
5. Present address
6. Emergency contact
7. Identity certificate
8. Other details
9. Self-deceleration
10. Payment
11. Supporting document upload

How to fill passport application is a common question in now a day. Learn all the steps with detailed desiccation are given below. There are two types we can apply for passport.
Passport form will be filled by two types
1. Off-line form
2. Online

HOW TO FILL OFFLINE PASSPORT FORM:

If you’re unable to do fill form online then go with offline form filling process. First registration process is same for both as below explained. At second page you get a window as like below. There are alternative provided to fill the form. If you want to go with offline process, click at second alternative.
For offline form filling click at the download the soft copy of the form. Print out that PDF, and then fill it written. When your form filling procedure is completed, click at the upload the filled form at submit your form.
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HOW TO FILL ONLINE PASSPORT FORM:

For online passport form visit to official government website:
www.passportindia.gov.in
All the related information about passport is provided by external affairs through this website. Now days it is very user-friendly to applying for passport because of the online process. For applying passport click on new user’s button, if you are not registered before here. If you are already registered here, click on existing user.

Registration step:

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These are the options to register to passport India. If you’re first time visitor to website then click at new user? Register now tab. First step of online passport is registering you to official webpage. In this process you have to fill a small form like below which contains full name, near passport office, your mail ID and you passport for passport India website.
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After click on new users this window will be occurring. It is a process of registration. Here you have to fill all contains properly. This all information is personal information. All * mark questions are mandatory to fill.
The first question is about Register to apply at. CPV Delhi is an option for diplomatic official passport which is type D passport. Type D passport is issue to top level government officers and diplomats. Tibetan Refugees applying for Identity Certificate must register with 'Delhi' Passport Office.
Next step is to select the passport office in which you have to select the passport office near you. All the passport offices are not mentioned here, only the main branches are mention here so select option as per your region.

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Read instructions properly which are given besides. In the given name option type your first name and middle name in small latters. Initials and honorifics like Dr., Er. Mr. is not allowed and the length of you name and middle name should be maximum 45 latters. At surname option type it at small latters (maximum 45 characters).

Must Read: Helpline For Passport India.

After surname select your birth date as per DD/MM/YYYY means first you have to select date then month and at last year. Next option is for your log in ID, if you want to use your email ID as passportindia.com login ID then select YES. If you want to go with different log in ID then click at NO button.
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At Login ID put you email ID or if you want other ID type it and click at the Check availability for confirmation about availability of you ID. For password you have to select a strong password like: The password must contain one digit (0-9), one lowercase (a-z) or uppercase (A-Z) character. It can contain minimum 8 and maximum 14 characters. After your passport confirmation select hint question form options (these are for log in purpose when you forget you passport.) These questions are related with day to day life for example:  Birth city or Favorite food etc. Next step is you have to enter characters displayed in the image. If the displayed image is not clear for you click at change the picture displayed options which are located below the picture. After filling all the details at this page click at register button.
For completion of registration, confirmation of your email ID link is send from passport.admin@passportindia.gov.in to your ID.
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This mail is something like above image, for confirmation of your mail ID, click at highlighted area. Do not reply for this mail because it’s a computer generated mail.

Select type of passport

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At the 3rd page you have to fill what type of passport are you required? At first option is select between either you’re a fresh passport applier or your re-issue your passport. After that select type of application means you’re applying for normal passport or tatkaal passport. If you required your passport urgently then apply for the tatkaal passport. If you have time within a month then apply for normal passport. All * mark questions are mandatory to fill.
If you’re a traveller or you have planning for regular traveling then take a 60 pages of booklet passport. It is also called a jumbo size passport. If you’re a not regular traveller , then take 36 pages passport. 36 pages are enough for normal traveller .    
                                       


Applicant Details
 

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At 3rd page you have to fill up your personal (applicants), which contains your name, sir name, date of birth etc. Follow the instructions as per registration page. At highlighted area 1, tick at yes if you ever have been known as other name for example: Aliases. There is a question displayed, Have you ever changes you name? Tick at yes, if you change your name ever. For YES option you required name changing all document to submit.
At 2nd highlighted area is for citizenship of Indian by, click at birth If you born India and your family is having Indian nationality. Sometimes government provides nationality certificates, this certified members called as citizenship by registration. Third option provided there is a descent, if your family or descent belongs to India. All * mark questions are mandatory to fill.
Emigration Check Required (ECR)
All Indian passports are divided into two categories as follows: Passports with endorsement - Emigration Check Required (ECR). Passports with Endorsement - Emigration Check Not Required (ECNR).  For passports issued in or after January 2007, no notation in the passport means ECNR.
For information of you were in which category click at 3rd highlighted area. It gives you what kind of peoples is included in ECR or NECR.
You can tick YES if you are under any of this category.
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If you`re not in any category above then click at NO option. For Non ECR you required some documents. For that click at document requires for Non ECR (highlighted 4th number area). DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR NON ECR.
Below that fill your aadhar number and validate it. Passport Seva take permission for using your aadhar details like aadhar number, Fingerprints and biometric from UIDAI. Tick at YES and go forward.  To only save your details click at SAVE MY DETAILS (highlighted A) To go your previous page click at <<pre (highlighted as C) and to go next page click at Next>> (highlighted as B).

Family Details:

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This page is for adding your family details like fathers name, surname, mothers name and legal Guardians name. If your adopted son or daughter then adds your legal guardians name and surname. It requires legal guardian’s documents when you submit your form. For save that details click at save my details and click at next >> button. All * mark questions are mandatory to fill.

Present Residential address:

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At this page you have to add your present residential address. If you are not lives in your permanent address, means you are in collage hostel or lives in rooms other than your permanent address then add that address at present address. You have to submit your address proof document.(For details of address proof documents click here)or click at highlighted are B  Fill all the given questions like your house number, village , district, state, pin code, mobile number and your email address. Select police station near you, form given list.
If you from away from your home for any reason or your permanent address is different to present address then click at YES. All * mark questions are mandatory to fill.   

Emergency contact details:

Emergency contact is if your contact number is not available or not in coverage area then for optional purpose they required emergency contact details. Fill details like name, mobile number and Email ID address etc.
Add Name and address of that person in row highlighted as A. Fill name at small words. Do not use capital words and honours  like Dr., Adv. etc. As per my personal opinion give one of your family members. Fill mobile number of that person at highlighted area B. Click at next when your data is filled. Telephone number and Email ID are not mandatory. All * mark questions are mandatory to fill.   
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Identity certificate/ passport details:

At this page you have to fill up identity certificate or passport detail. These details are for information about your previous passport type.  There are 3 questions asked 1st one is have you ever hold any identity? This question is for stateless persons (mostly Tibetans) who resident of India. Click at yes if you ever had that certification or click at no. Second question is for information of your diplomat type passport details. If you having previous diplomat passport and know your allying for mew passport then fill your previous passport details. If you do not had diplomat passport then tick at NEVER held diplomat passport. Third one, tick mark No if you not apply passport before this. Tick at YES if you had applied for passport before and not issued. All * mark questions are mandatory to fill.
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Other Details

At this page you have to fill your information about criminal record, court cases etc. Read carefully all the question and answer it properly. These are general questions related your life.

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Self-declaration:

This is the last page of form, in which you have to select documents you want to submit. One document for birth proof and one for address proof is mandatory. At highlighted area select document from list, at first row select birth proof document and second row select residential address proof.
Second highlighted area is a extra SMS service provided by passport India. In which you get your all notifications related passport is sent to your mobile number. It is not a mandatory service.  
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Passport India provided SMS service with charge of 45 rupees. At this service you get your passport update, status, Answers to queries, reminders and alerts or notifications through SMS.
Passport India has another additional service highlighted as 1st in below picture. These are an advertisement of chola Subh Yatra. Here passport India is asking for permission to share your name, contact details, gender etc. details to chola- MS and chola Insurance. If you want to share your details then click at yes. If you do not want to share your details then click at no. It is not a mandatory service. As per my opinions do not share your personal details with Chola Subh Yatra
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Second highlighted area is very important part, please read it carefully. It is a declaration taken from us to passport India. Fill he place and date at heighted area. Below that at right – down corner you get I agree button, tick it and click and submit. This is a last page of information they needed. All * mark questions are mandatory to fill.