How to apply for new passport?

A passport is very mandatory if you plan to travel out of your country. It serves as an identity card of citizenship and without it you will not be allowed to enter any other country. A passport in India is valid for 10 years.

Urgent passport apply:

Generally a passport application takes 20 -25 days to deliver the passport to your address. But there are ways to get a passport within 10 days only. This process is called urgent passport application.

Follow the below mentioned steps to get an urgent passport:

  • Visit Passport India official website:
  • Sign up or register for a new passport application.
  • Select your preferred appointment date from the available appointment slot.
  • Visit the Passport Office on the appointment date.
  • Carry all the relevant documents.

If the documents you provided meet the criteria, the passport will be issued to you within a week. Later police verification will be scheduled at the Passport Seva Kendra.

You can now get your passport within seven days.

New passport apply documents:

You need to submit some documents to get a new passport. Here we have listed all the documents that need to be submitted with a passport application.

Address proof- You can submit any of the documents as address proof for Passport.

  • Election ID card copy
  • Aadhaar card copy
  • Pan card copy
  • Phone bill copy
  • Gas connection
  • Bank passport
  • Rental agreement if staying in a rented house
  • Income Tax Assessment order
  • Water bill with current address
  • Electricity bill with current address
  • Certificate from employer on letterhead with a seal and signature

Age proof- You can submit any of the following documents as age proof:

  • Birth certificate
  • School leaving certificate or Secondary school leaving certificate.
  • Certificate sworn before a magistrate.

The people who are not having a passport can apply online or directly at Passport Seva Kendra. After a successful submission of your passport application you can book your appointment through online. You can go for a verification when your appointment is fixed. You can collect your passport after verification process via courier. Generally passport application takes more than 25 days to deliver the passport at your address. Here you will find how to make an urgent passport within a week and what are the documents for a new passport application.