The Regional '''Passport Office in Ahmedabad''', was opened in November, 1969. All the applications for procuring a new passport or changing the address or names as well as renewing your passport can be submitted here. The applications for a new passport can also be made online.
The jurisdiction of Regional Passport Office, Ahmedabad extends over the entire State of Gujarat except South Gujarat. Passports from this office are provided to persons who had a proof of being a resident of Gujarat and falls under the jurisdiction area of Ahmedabad.
'''The districts that come under the jurisdiction area of RPO, Ahmedabad are''' - Ahmedabad,Anand,Amreli,Banaskantha,Bhavnagar,Gandhinagar,Jamnagar,Junagadh, Kheda,Kutch,Mehasana,Patan,Porbandhar,Panchamahals,Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Surendranagar, Dahod, Vadodara, Diu.
'''Office Timings and submission of applications at Passport Office in Ahmedabad'''
The non-tatkal normal passport applications can be directly submitted at District Passport Application Collection Center (DPACC) or Speed Post Passport Centres (PACC) or can be submitted online. It is advised to bring the online application in order to prepare CORRECT AND ERRORLESS passport.
For submission and information on Application forms, from local area, Tatkal and all types of Re-issue Cases Online- Registration, Help (both in English and Hindi) Information Officers are available for providing the needed information. They are available from 10am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday except public holidays.
In case of a tatkal passport application, it recommended to bring relevant documents like Annexure-F, Annexure-I along with photo identity for meeting the Deputy Passport Officer. They are available from 3.00pm to 4.00 pm Monday to Friday except Public holidays. Passports are delivered between 5:00pm and 6:00 pm daily. The first passports for individuals are delivered by post only.
The details of the counters of the RPO, Ahmedabad are as follows: Applications other than TATKAL are accepted at counter no: 3,4,5,6; correction cases like name correction, marital status,etc. are to be applied at Counter No: 8; Tatkal passport applications are accepted at counter no: 1,2; the passport fees are accepted at counter no: 9,10,11 and misc. services (PCC) are provided at Counter No: 7. If you are planning to apply for a passport through an agent, it is recommended to apply through the travel agents authorized by the RPO.
'''Address of Passport office in Ahmedabad'''
The Regional Passport Office, Ahmedabad is located at: Regional Passport Office, Opp. L D Engg. College Hostel, University Road, Gulbai Tekra, Ahmedabad-380 006.
'''Phone Numbers of Passport office in Ahmedabad'''
The important phone no.s are: 26309103, 26309104, 26309106, 26309108 and fax no. is: 079-26309118.
Data check and status of your passport application can be checked at the RPO, Ahmedabad official site http://passport.guj.nic.in/ which also offers information on all the important aspects of applying for and getting a new passport.