Central government services are also now conducted online. Therefore, the service for applying for a passport can now be done online. Most people rely on public service centers to apply for a passport. It can take a lot of time and you may not get your passport on time. It is very easy for anyone to apply for a passport online. The application has to be submitted online and then presented at the passport office along with the required documents. A fixed fee is required to submit the application. This can also be done online. Let’s see how to apply for a passport online.
How to apply for passport online in India ?
Passports can be applied for online using a mobile phone or laptop. To do this, open the browser and type in Passport seva . Alternatively, you can apply using the website www.passportindia.gov.in. On the Passport Service page, select the New User Registration option. On the page you receive, select the Passport Office. Those in Kerala will get three options namely Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. After entering your name, date of birth, login id and password, type the captcha below and click the register button. You will now receive a registration verification message to the e-mail you entered. Verify it.
When you click on the link received in the email, you will get the option of Enter User ID. Enter the user ID you created earlier and click the Submit button. After that you can log in to the account and apply for a passport.
When you create an account and log in with your login ID and password, you will be taken to the applicant home page. From here, select the Apply for First Passport option. Here you can see two options, Alternative 1,2. The first method is done entirely online and the second method is applied offline. After selecting the first method, enter your state and district information. On the next page, if you have your name, surname, district, martial status, etc., fill it in correctly and then click on the I Agree button below and click on the Save My Details button.
Enter your address-specific information on the residential Address page. Also fill in this page with your mobile number, email id and other details. If there is a discrepancy between the current address and the permanent address, a permanent address must be entered. Click the Next button.
Now you will get some yes or No questions. Read them carefully and tick them. When you click on the Next button you can see all the information you have entered. If there is a mistake in any way, you can go to the previous page and correct it. Then when you click on the Next button, you will get a self declaration form. Here are the documents to be submitted at the Passport Center. Select the document required to prove the date of birth and the document required to prove the address etc..
The schedule appointment can be done by selecting the option and the appointment schedule can be done by Passport Office, and Date. After that you can pay the fee of Rs. 1500 by clicking on the Pay and Book Appointment. You can apply the passport online this way and go directly to the passport office with the required documents on time of day schedule the appoinment.