Passport office in Chennai

The Regional Passport Office in Chennai, formerly known as Madras, was established in 1955 and was shifted to the Govt. premises in 1966. The RPO in Chennai issues passports and provides other services like change of address in passport, additional endorsement regarding Emigration Check Not Required, Police Clearance Certificate, etc. to people residing within its jurisdictional area. The districts that come under the jurisdiction of Regional Passport Office in Chennai include: Chennai City, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Kancheepuram, Karaikkal, Krishnagiri, Pondicherry, Thiruvallur, Thiruvannamali, Villupuram and Vellore.

Applications for tatkal passports have to be submitted online and in case of emergency the Regional Passport Office Chennai can be contacted for preponement of appointments in case of emergency. The applications for a non-tatkal passport can be submitted at RPO in Chennai by Direct Submission at counter & through authorized representatives of applicants; by post, through travel agents authorized by the Regional passport office, through authorized Speed Post centers in Chennai and Pondicherry, through District Passport Cells set up in the District Collectorates and the three centers set up at Deputy Commissioners of Police in Chennai City at Adyar, Anna Nagar and Flower Bazaar.

Office Timings and submission of applications at Passport Office in Chennai

The counter for enquiry and help is located at ground floor, Submission of application and miscellaneous services like change of address, PCC, ECNR, Inclusion/deletion of spouse’name etc is done on 2nd floor; remittance of fee is done on counters A&B; submission of tatkal applications are done at Counter E,F,G,H, I at second floor. The passports requiring miscellaneous services are sent by post or can be obtained at counter G on second floor. Status Enquiry Help Counter is open from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.; submission of application forms for both tatkal and non-tatkal is from 10.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m.; submission of miscellaneous services is from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The RPO in Chennai also has a grievance cell and the deputy passport officer can be contacted in case of any complaints or grievances.

Address of Passport office in Chennai

The Regional Passport Office, Chennai is located at Shastri Bhavan, 26 Haddows Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600 006.

Contact numbers for Passport Office in Chennai

The important phone numbers where the passport office can be contacted are 044-28203591, 93, 94.
The telegram is: Passem and the fax number is 044-28252767.
For tele-enquiries the number to be called is 044-1250 244.

Data check and status of your passport application can be checked at the RPO, Chennai official site


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Dear Sir / Madam, I applied for my passport 15th April 2010 (application number B010941, B010935) through Chennai regional passport office. till now police enquiry not yet been done. When I check website several times my Status shows the same message “police report has not been received “. So, I request you to kindly Look into the matter and issue my passport as soon as possible, and I shall be really grateful to you sir Now I want the passport urgently because I need to go abroad for joining the company. So, please clarify my doubts. 1. Is there any way to speed up the processing? 2. Is there any way to know the exact date of delivery? 3. Is it possible to apply for thatkal passport? Name : USHA RANI THANGARAJ File Ref. No. : B010941 / 10 Date of Birth : 06/08/87 Name : RAJESH KUMAR THANGARAJ File Ref. No. : B010935 / 10 Date of Birth : 20/07/89

I applied on 07/05/2010 and police verification held on 12/06/2010. but still I'm not get my passport. And my status is shows as expired. What I should further.? where can I approach to get my passport?

Dear Sir / Madam, I applied for my passport 16th August 2010 (application number MASZ22600410 at krishnagiri passport cell and police verification held on 1st week of Nov 2010.When I check website several times my Status shows the same message “police report has not been received “. So, I request you to kindly Look into the matter and issue my passport as soon as possible.Please do the needful. And the contact details which updated in website the number is out of service. kindly forward the correct contact detais to my mail ID and also send me krishnagiri passport cell contact details. Regards, Manoj Kumar K

Please give us the details of getting the old or new passport for indians left from libya having the emergency certificate.Is there any concession/new facilities to get the passport soon,please clarify

Hello sir, I applied in pcc dated 29-06-2011, i am compeleted in my police verification dated 08-08-2011, still i am not get the pcc certificate , please find out and reply me sir.

Dear sir, I applied my passport on 18/10/2011. But till now I have not received my passport. My application no(MA1071328388511).Because here I facing lot of problem in my office. Pls consider and arrange me soon.By 7thOct i got appointment. they told that name change has to be done & appointment Quota put normal & Type of application put Tatkaal.By 11th i got appointment but the are telling now u can appaly for tatkaal.For me big issue in my company before 22nd i ahve to submeit ny passport.other wise i have to lose my job. Even i tried to get appointment its not coming. so pls give an appointment.Dear sir, I still not getting any response from your side. Please help me out. I am facing lot of problem in my office

Dear sir, I still not getting any response from your side. Please help me out. I am facing lot of problem in my office.



dear sir/medam my bother appiled for 13june 2012 (appilication number z60254712) though chennai reginal possport office.sir my brother have poilc enqry finish.but not come to her possport.please fint out ant reply me sir.

DEAR SIR; MY BROTHER APPLIED ON 13th JUNE 2012 (application number z60254712) i have finish police enqry.but not possport comr to me. please reply me sir

sir Good evening. I applied my daughter passport at chennai office my daughter file number Z157271/12 how I can check states otherwise please send me update details thank you sir ha nice day.

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Sir I applied passport at last month 07/05/2015 but not come my passport ..they are sent message to me like this police verification is not clear and they are sent my application at regional office ..what can I do now tell me please its very urgent..

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