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Regional Passport Office

In India there are around 35 regional passport offices located at different locations. All these offices come under Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The Regional Passport Office (RPO), issue passports to the citizens of India who are in India as well as in out side India. The responsibility of the regional passport office is to execute government policies on passport, visa, permits etc.

The regional passport offices offer miscellaneous services like change of address in passport, additional endorsement regarding Emigration check not required (ECNR), police clearance certificate etc apart from issuing passports.

The Indian passport services are provided by Ministry Of External Affairs, Government of India. The Indian passport authority has a website to serve all the citizens of India who are residing in India as well as outside India. The Indian Passport Website is http://passport.gov.in. Once you log on to Indian Passport website, you can view the Logo of the website which states Consular Passport & Visa (CPV) Division which is a part of Ministry Of External Affairs.

Apart from the service links, there are two dropdown lists on the home page of this website; one for selecting the passport office to view its own home page and the second for selecting a passport office to known the status of your passport in the selected passport office.

This site is designed and developed by National Informatics Center. There is also a link which is for viewing the website in Hindi version.

The links in the regional passport office website are as follows,

  • Application forms – where you can get the information about all the application forms available for passport services and you can also download the application forms. These forms are applicable for all the passport offices in India.
  • How to Fill the Application form – where you can find the instructions and column wise guidelines for filling up the application form.
  • Fees structure – where you can get the fees structure for various passport services. The fees structure is displayed in a tabular format for ease of public. The fees structure is same for entire Indian passport offices.
  • How to apply – where you can know the different ways of applying for a passport service.
  • Where to apply – here you can find the nearest location to you in which you can apply for a passport service. Here you can find locations of Passport Offices, DPCS, Speed Post Centers, and Passport Application Collection Centers.
  • Tatkaal Scheme – where you can find out about the tatkaal scheme which is also known as Out of Turn issue of Passport. You can find all the information to get a passport urgently.
  • Affidavits – here you can find out formats of different affidavits required for applying for a passport.
  • Online Registration – here you can register online for a passport, then take a print out of your application form and submit it in the nearest passport office on the given date and time along with documentary proofs required.

Comments

why you need to chagne address in passport ? its not required still if you want you can give an application though it will cost you money

dear Sir, I had Applied for my PASSPORT on July 30th , there was objection regd the ADDRESS proof and i went and cleared the same and now the status is showing that the SMS/e-mail will be sent once the PP is dispatched , please tell me normally how many days will it take for the PP to get dispatched, my File number is as below FILE No:- BN04B1007119010 D.O.B:- 09/04/1983 Regards Guruprasad Raju Bangalore

5th reminder!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Dear Sir, After sending repetted reminder, still passport department is sleeping and not not taking any action, Why r u silent? This is harassment of minor applicant. regards, Poonam 9935098591 ----- Forwarded by Poonam Tiwari/KANPURUFC/UTI on 05/29/2012 10:12 AM ----- From: Poonam Tiwari/KANPUR/UFC/UTI To: rpo.lucknow@mea.gov.in Cc: grv.jscpv@mea.gov.in Date: 05/22/2012 06:14 AM Subject: FOURTH reminder of non receipt of minor passport! Shreya tiwariLKOW01010011 Sent by: Poonam Tiwari FOURTH REMINDER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Dear Sir, Kindly take immediate step to release the minor passport, if parents have received the passport without any problem, Why passport office creating issues for minor case? regards, Poonam Tiwari R.M kanpur UFC ----- Forwarded by Poonam Tiwari/KANPURUFC/UTI on 05/22/2012 04:38 PM ----- From: Poonam Tiwari/KANPUR/UFC/UTI To: rpo.lucknow@mea.gov.in Date: 05/17/2012 12:24 AM Subject: Fw: III reminder of non receipt of minor passport! Shreya tiwariLKOW01010011 Sent by: Poonam Tiwari Kindly issue the passport at the ealiest> Poonam 9935098591 ----- Forwarded by Poonam Tiwari/KANPURUFC/UTI on 05/17/2012 10:55 AM ----- From: "APO(PG)" <grv.jscpv@mea.gov.in> To: RPO lucknow <rpo.lucknow@mea.gov.in> Cc: Poonam Tiwari <Poonam.Tiwari@uti.co.in> Date: 05/16/2012 08:15 AM Subject: Re: III reminder of non receipt of minor passport! Shreya tiwariLKOW01010011 Sent by: grv.jscpv@mea.gov.in Necessary Action please.              For PGO (PG) ----- Original Message ----- From: Poonam Tiwari <Poonam.Tiwari@uti.co.in> Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 10:39 am Subject: III reminder of non receipt of minor passport! Shreya tiwari To: rpo.lucknow@mea.gov.in Cc: grv.jscpv@mea.gov.in > Dear Sir, > > KIND ATTENTION:  SHRI  A. MANICKAM, CHIEF PASSPORT OFFICER > > This is  III  reminder,but its is still unattainded , > > Why are you not taken steps for issuing the minor passport . > > Either issue the passport  immediately or refund the rs 600/- accordingly. > > Service of passport office is not satisfactory and harrass the public. > > Regards, > > Poonam Tiwari > 9935098591 > ----- Forwarded by Poonam Tiwari/KANPURUFC/UTI on 05/09/2012 09:52 AM ----- > > From:        Poonam Tiwari/KANPUR/UFC/UTI > To:        rpo.lucknow@mea.gov.in > Date:        04/23/2012 06:17 AM > Subject:        Fw: Sub: Grant of passport facilities > Sent by:        Poonam Tiwari > > > Dear Sir, > > Kindly take urgent action for release of passport or inform us accordingly. > > Applied through post office, HPO  kanpur > NAME-SHREYA TIWARI > MINOR > APPLICANT MOTHER-POONAM TIWARI > ADD-   95 A VIKAS NAGAR, > KANPUR-208024 > D.D NO-019100 DT 10.10.2011 OF RS 600/- > SPEED POST PASSPORT SERVICES-Receipt no- EU178611855IN > KEY NO 9701010011 DT 11.10.2011 > FILE NO- LKOW01010011 > Regards, > > > Poonam > > 935098591 > ----- Forwarded by Poonam Tiwari/KANPURUFC/UTI on 04/23/2012 04:40 PM ----- > > From:        Poonam Tiwari/KANPUR/UFC/UTI > To:        rpo.lucknow@mea.gov.in > Date:        04/04/2012 06:48 AM > Subject:        Sub: Grant of passport facilities > Sent by:        Poonam Tiwari > > > Dear Sir, > > > > This is reference to the letter received on  01.04.12  from  PASSPORT OFFICE COMPLEX dt 25.12.2011 regarding requirement of  ANNEXURE H FOR PARENTS DECLATION. > >  I hereby send you the scan image of Annesure H , > kindly take the necessary action and issue the passport urgently. > > > Regards, > > Poonam Tiwari > 9935098591 > > 95 A vikas nagar

Dear Sir / Madam I have passport issued at Jalandhar. ECR stamp is embosed on it. I have to visit UAE Abudhabi on employment VISA in month of March 2013. whether i can get ECNR from Jalandhar RPO?? Thanks for your help in advance.

Dear Sir / Madam I have passport issued at Jalandhar. ECR stamp is embosed on it. I have to visit UAE Abudhabi on employment VISA in month of March 2013. whether i can get ECNR from Jalandhar RPO?? Thanks for your help in advance.

Sir/Ma'am >I want to say u that i've to apply for passport. How can i apply. Please reply as fast as u can

Sir/Ma'am >I want to say u that i've to apply for passport. How can i apply. Please reply as fast as u can

Sir/Ma'am >I want to say u that i've to apply for passport. How can i apply. Please reply as fast as u can

Sir/Ma'am >I want to say u that i've to apply for passport. How can i apply. Please reply as fast as u can

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