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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Ahmedabad Passport Office

                                                     Ahmedabad
IntroductionOffice AddressJurisdictionList of OfficersList of HolidaysNews and Announcements
Introduction
Passport Office, Ahmedabad Started w.e.f November 1969. The office offers services to citizen of North Gujarat, Central Gujarat, Saurashtra and Kutch regions.
Office Address
Passport OfficeContact Details
Opp. L.D. Engg. College Hostel,
University Road, Gulbai Tekra, Ahmedabad,
Gujarat-380006
Voice: 079-26309103, 26300603
Fax: 079-26309118
Jurisdiction
Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad Rural, Amreli, Anand, Banaskantha, Bhavnagar, Dahod, Diu, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Kutch, Mehsana, Panchmahals, Patan, Porbandar, Rajkot, Rajkot Rural, Sabarkantha, Surendranagar, Vadodara, Vadodara Rural.
List of Officers
NameDesignation
Mr. Z A KhanRegional Passport Officer
List of Holidays *
DateHoliday
14/01/2014Milad-Un-Nabi (Eid-E-Milad)
17/03/2014Holi
13/04/2014Mahavir Jayanti
14/04/2014Ambedkar Jayanti
18/04/2014Good Friday
14/05/2014Buddha Purnima
29/07/2014Eid-Ul-Fitr
18/08/2014Janmashtami
29/08/2014Ganesh Chaturthi
03/10/2014Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)
06/10/2014Eid-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
23/10/2014Diwali (Deepavali)
04/11/2014Muharram
06/11/2014Gurunanak's Birthday
25/12/2014Christmas
* Note: In addition, Passport Office will be closed on National Holidays i.e. Republic Day (26th January), Independence Day (15th August) and Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October).
News and Announcements

The current opening time of appointments is 2:00 PM.
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at Passport Seva Kendra(s) under this Passport Office. Click herefor details.

  1. Categories of Applicants allowed as “Walk-In with ARN”

    Following mentioned categories of applicants are allowed as “Walk-in Applicants”. Applicants falling under these categories need to register Online, fill in the online application form and generate Application Reference Number (ARN) at least one day in advance before visiting the PSK. Such applicants may visit the PSK with required set of documents and a copy of printed ARN sheet only between 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM with effect from 06th Jan, 2014..  
    1. Applicants with valid passports, seeking new booklets in case of exhaustion of visa pages.
    2. Senior Citizens (above 60 years).
    3. Minors below 5 years whose parents hold valid passports.
    4. Physically challenged persons.
    5. Central / State Government servants, their spouse and dependent minor children who have “No Objection Certificate" / Identity Certificate.
  2. Applicants applying in Tatkaal must book appointment in “Tatkaal” category only, at Passport Seva Kendra, Ahmedabad 1 & 2 (Mithakhali PSK & Vijay Cross Road).
  3. Applicants can visit RPO Ahmedabad for enquiry between 10:00 AM  to 12:00 noon only on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, identified as enquiry days by RPO in a week.
  4. Applicants applying in Tatkaal category have to mandatory submit verification certificate ( Annexure F) along with the application, both in fresh as well as re-issue category.
  5. For all married male applicants applying for the fresh passport or getting it re-issued after the marriage and marital status is getting updated as single to married, It is mandatory for all such applicants to furnish marriage certificate or an affidavit with joint photograph of both husband and wife along with their signatures justifying as proof of marriage.
  6. Applicants falling under the below mentioned categories referred as “Complex” are advised to visit Regional Passport Office, Ahmedabad between 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM on all working days except Fridays along with print out of ARN (Application reference number) and required set of documents.
    1. All adoption cases.
    2. Valid Passport loss & fully damaged where Photo/details are not visible & visibly tempered cases.
    3. Divorce cases without court decree.
    4. All EC (Emergency Certificate) cases.
    5. Cases with court permission.
    6. Short validity Passport issued in foreign country.
    7. Base documents obtained from foreign country ( i.e Birth Certificate,Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate,Divorce decree & Citizenship documents).
    8. Change in personal particulars like Date of Birth & Place of Birth.
    9. Born in J&K and Nagaland.
    10. Child applicants in case of custody issue in Divorce/Separation.
  7. W.e.f  24th Mar,2014 all the applicants applying for PCC have to mandatorily book an appointment online and reach the respective PSK at the specified date and time along with print out of the application reference number sheet and relevant set of documents.

Amritsar Passport Office

                                                          Amritsar
IntroductionOffice AddressJurisdictionList of OfficersList of HolidaysNews and Announcements
Introduction
Passport Office, Amritsar started functioning from 28 June 2008. It caters to six districts viz Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Ferozepur, Faridkot, Fazilka and Muktsar. The office is located at 2nd - 4th Floor, S.C.O. 110, Raj Tower, District Shopping Centre, Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar.
Office Address
Passport OfficeContact Details
2nd - 4th Floor , S.C.O. 110, Raj Tower,
District Shopping Complex,
Ranjit Avenue, Amritsar,
Punjab-143001
Voice: 0183-2506256
Fax: 0183-2502104, 2502108
Jurisdiction
Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Ferozepur, Faridkot and Fazilka.
List of Officers
NameDesignation
Mr. J S SodhiRegional Passport Officer
List of Holidays *
DateHoliday
14/01/2014Milad-Un-Nabi (Eid-E-Milad)
17/03/2014Holi
13/04/2014Mahavir Jayanti
14/04/2014Vaisakhi / Ambedkar Jayanti
18/04/2014Good Friday
14/05/2014Buddha Purnima
29/07/2014Eid-Ul-Fitr
18/08/2014Janmashtami
03/10/2014Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)
06/10/2014Eid-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
23/10/2014Diwali (Deepavali)
04/11/2014Muharram
06/11/2014Gurunanak's Birthday
25/12/2014Christmas
 
* Note: In addition, Passport Office will be closed on National Holidays i.e. Republic Day (26th January), Independence Day (15th August) and Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October).
 
News and Announcements

The current opening time of appointments is 5:00 PM.
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at Passport Seva Kendra(s) under this Passport Office. Click herefor details.
  1. Categories of Applicants allowed as “Walk-In with ARN”

    Following mentioned categories of applicants are allowed as “Walk-in Applicants”. Applicants falling under these categories need to register Online, fill in the online application form and generate Application Reference Number (ARN) at least one day in advance before visiting the PSK. Such applicants may visit the PSK with required set of documents and a copy of printed ARN sheet preferably before 1:00 PM.
    1. Applicants for issue of Police clearance Certificate (PCC)
    2. Senior Citizens (above 60 years)
    3. Minors below 5 years of age whose parents hold valid passports
    4. Physically challenged persons
  2. With effect from 16th Aug 2013, All Applicants are advised to carry all their original certificates/documents on the date of their appointment at PSK, Amritsar. They need to submit all documents required on the same day itself otherwise they have to re-schedule their appointment.
  3. Applicants can visit Regional Passport Office (RPO) Amritsar for enquiry between 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM from Monday to Friday (Except Wednesday) identified as enquiry days by RPO in a week. Please note no enquiries will be entertained on Wednesdays.
Press Releases
  1. Press Release dated 20-07-2013

Bangalore Passport Office

                                                     Bangalore
IntroductionOffice AddressJurisdictionList of OfficersList of HolidaysNews and Announcements
Introduction
Passport Office was established in year 1978. The office is located at 8th Block, 80 ft Road, Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka-560095.
Office Address
Passport OfficeContact Details
8th Block, 80 Feet Road,
Koramangala, Bangalore,
Karnataka-560095
Voice: 080-25706100, 25706101, 25706102
Fax: 080-25706124
Jurisdiction
Bagalkot, Bangalore, Bangalore Rural, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajanagar, Chickmagalur, Chikballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davangere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Hubli-Dharwad City, KGF (Kolar), Karwar, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mangalore City, Mysore City, Mysore District, Raichur, Ramanagar, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Yadgir.
List of Officers
NameDesignation
Shri P.S. KarthigeyanRegional Passport Officer
List of Holidays *
DateHoliday
14/01/2014Prophet Mohammed Birthday (ID-E-MILAD)
27/02/2014Maha Shivaratri
31/03/2014Ugadi
13/04/2014Mahavir Jayanti
14/04/2014Ambedkar Jayanti
18/04/2014Good Friday
14/05/2014Buddha Purnima
29/07/2014Eid-Ul-Fitr
29/08/2014Ganesh Chaturthi
03/10/2014Dussehra
06/10/2014Eid-Ul-Zuha
23/10/2014Diwali(Deepavali)
04/11/2014Muharram
06/11/2014Gurunanak's Birthday
25/12/2014Christmas Day
 
* Note: In addition, Passport Office will be closed on National Holidays i.e. Republic Day (26th January), Independence Day (15th August) and Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October).
 
News and Announcements

The current opening time of appointments is 6:30 PM.
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at Passport Seva Kendra(s) under this Passport Office. Click herefor details.
  1. Categories of Applicants allowed as “Walk-In with ARN” : With Effect from 20th Sept 2013.

    Following mentioned categories of applicants are allowed as “Walk-in Applicants”. Applicants falling under these categories need to register Online, fill in the online application form and generate Application Reference Number (ARN) at least one day in advance before visiting the PSK. Such applicants may visit the PSK with required set of documents and a copy of printed ARN sheet between 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM only.
    1. Applications in respect of Senior Citizens (60 Years and above).
    2. Applications in respect of Differently Abled Citizens.
    3. Applications in respect of infants below 3 years of age whose parents hold valid passports, with one of the parent’s passport containing Spouse name.
    4. Applications for issue of Police Clearance Certificate.
    5. ‘On Hold’ Files.
    6. Applicants who were refused token due to lack of necessary documents can re-visit the respective PSKs within next 3 working days (T+3), subject to their Appointment Sheet is duly endorsed by the respective ‘Heads of PSK’ during their earlier visit to PSK on the appointed date and time.
    7. Central Government employees,their spouse and their dependent minor children below the age of 18 .
  2. ARN Generation Facility at Bangalore / Karnataka One Centres:  With effect from 13th May 2013, citizens can get their ARN generated at Bangalore One and Karnataka One centres for a nominal fee of Rs.15 per ARN at Bangalore One Centres and Rs.20 per ARN at Karnataka One Centres.  All the citizens eligible to avail service at PSK under walk-in category are requested to avail of this service.  Bangalore / Karnataka One Centres will affix their stamp on such printouts of the ARNs generated by them and also issue a fee receipt, which needs to be submitted at the PSK while availing the service under this facility.  Citizens can refer to press release from Regional Passport Office Bangalore, dated 1st May 2013 for further information regarding this facility.
  3. Tatkaal Appointments : With effect from 20th September 2013, applicants applying under ‘Tatkaal’ category will be required to book ‘Tatkaal Appointments’ and visit the PSK at the given reporting time. ‘Tatkaal Appointments’ will be released 2 days prior to the date of service. For example, for date of service 20th September, Tatkaal appointments will be released on 18th September at 6:30 PM.Once the applicant arrives at PSK, the necessary documents desired for Tatkaal services and Verification Certificate will be verified by Government official and thereafter Tatkaal token will be issued, if documents are in order.
  4. All applicants who had submitted their applications but are kept ON-HOLD due to incomplete documentations are requested to visit the PSK between 9:30AM to 11:00 AM on any working day with complete documentation as required, along with Fee Receipt, Acknowledgement Letter etc. in originals.
  5. With effect from 23/05/2013, apart from Tatkaal applicants, the normal category of applicants having proof of urgency and are in need for passport for educational, medical, visa interview and job purposes etc., can approach the Regional Passport Office at Koramangala, Bangalore on all working days from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  On case to case basis,they will be issued out of turn walk-in appointments to submit their application on priority basis in any of the PSKs in Karnataka.
  6. Public Visiting Hours at Regional Passport Office, Bangalore : 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM on all working days. .
Press Releases
  1. Press Release dated 20-09-2013
  2. Press Release dated 25-08-2014