How to apply for Passport through online in Kolkata
You can apply on the internet for a fresh passport or reissue of passport through Online Registration. The on the internet consultation system has been presented by Ministry of External Affairs to make sure preventing over-crowding at PSK (Passport Seva Kendras) and reducing down holding out time for candidates. Please adhere to the following actions to acquire a passport in Kolkata.
Step1: First, you need to sign-up in Passport Seva Portal to create your User ID & Password. You can click here to Register
Step2: Once your registration is done. You can login here using your User ID & Password.
Step 3: If you have never applied for a passport previously, you can choose “Apply for Fresh Passport”. In situation, if you are re-applying for passport for the factors like Changes in your particulars/Lost/Validity Expired, you can choose “Reissue of Passport “.
Step 4: You need to complete the required details in the form and submit. The details which you are providing in the application form will be printed in the passport. Therefore, please be cautious while filling up the form and avoid any errors.
Step 5: Please click on the link “Manage Appointment” at Applicant Home page to book the appointment at PSK (Passport Seva Kendra) as per available slots. In situation, if you are not able to get appointment for as per your recommended time frame, you can re-visit the website to check anytime later and take appointment again.
Step 6: Please take printout of Application Reference Number (ARN).
Step 7: You need to visit PSK (Passport Seva Kendras) where appointment has been taken with all necessary documents and Application Reference Number (ARN).
Tariff & Validity
Validity: 10 years
(60 pages): Rs. 1,500
(36 pages): Rs 1,000
Tatkaal Scheme: Rs. 2500(36 Pages) Rs. 3000 (60 Pages).
- Proof of Date of Birth (Any one of these – Certificate from any Educational institute, Birth certificate)
- Proof of address (Any one of these - Ration card, Voter ID, Water bill, Electricity bill, Gas connection Bill, Income tax/Bank account Statement)
Where to submit:
You need to visit Passport Seva Kendra as per appointment date and time with Application Reference Number (ARN) and all necessary documents.
Passport offices in Kolkata
Aakash Tower, Eastern Bye pass Ruby, Kasba 781, Anandpur, Kolkata
Time taken to get passport
Regular passport: Min. 25 days.
Passport Application Status:
To check the status of your application, you can call at 1800-258-1800 (Call Center). Keep your File Number and Date of Birth handy while calling customer care executive.