Is RPO and PSK same?
As per the new scheme, an applicant will be able to choose the Regional Passport Office (RPO) and the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) or Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) for submitting the application. This is irrespective of the applicant’s permanent residential address.
Can I go to RPO Mumbai without appointment?
No Walk-in appointment will be allowed for processing of passport applications. Only those applicants whose files are ‘On Hold’ due to submission of additional documents may be issued Walk-in appointment with prior approval of Incharge of PSK/PSLK/POPSK.
Is Passport Office and PSK same?
What is a Passport Office (PO)? A: Passport Offices (PO) are vested with the authority to issue passports, besides revocation and impounding and exercise control over the PSK(s) under them. They handle all back-end functions required for processing all passport applications.
Can I change my RPO location?
You cannot change the RPO selected by you at the time of registration. You have to visit the same passport service kendra for this as well as future applications submitted by you. If you want to change the RPO, register with a new email id and select the RPO of your choice.
Can I select any PSK for passport?
With the launch of this new scheme, applicants can now choose the Regional Passport Office (RPO) and thus the desired Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/ Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) under the RPO where they wish to submit their application irrespective of whether the present residential address specified in the …
Can I visit passport office without appointment?
You must book an appointment for an urgent passport application before you call or visit a centre. Use the normal service if you don’t need a passport urgently.
Can I collect my passport directly from RPO?
Can I personally collect my passport from the Regional Passport Office (RPO) once it is prepared? A: No, collection of passport is not allowed.
Who is RPO Mumbai?
Regional passport office Mumbai address
|Regional Passport Officer (RPO)||Dr. Rajesh Gawande|
|Address||Videsh Bhavan, Bandra Kurla Complex, Plot No C-45,G Block, Bandra (East), Mumbai-400051|
How do I choose a passport office?
Is it possible to change RPO in passport online?
Please note that the “Passport Office” name provided during account creation/ User Registration Process cannot be changed using “Modify Profile”. To change the passport office details you have to re-register yourself on the website.
Can I reissue my passport from anywhere in India?
Can I renew my passport anywhere in India? The Government of India announced that an individual can apply for passport renewal from anywhere in India irrespective of the applicant’s residential address.
Can I apply for passport from another city?
Sushma Swaraj today launched a new scheme by which an applicant can apply for passport from anywhere in India on the occasion of the Sixth Passport Seva Divas on 26 June, 2018 in the gracious presence of Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications (I/C) Shri Manoj Sinha and Hon’ble Minister of State for External …
Why should I pay the police 500 rupees for the verification for a passport?
Though there are no charges to be paid, most often local police stations ‘charge’ for the services of clearing the address verification reports and sending them back to the Passport Office.
Is photo required for passport at PSK?
A: Yes, all applicants need to carry two coloured photographs (size 4.5 x 3.5 cm) with white background. Applicants should affix photographs on the printed copy of the online filled application form.
Can I collect passport in person?
After having tracked online whether your passport is ready for collection, you can collect your passport in person at the end of the visa application process.
What happens if we don’t collect passport?
In case of absence of the applicant, it is at the discretion of the postman to hand over the envelope to some family member of the applicant by checking their/applicant’s ID proof or to return the passport to the issuing Regional Passport Office.
How do you write a RPO letter?
Please send email to [email protected].
Can we visit RPO without appointment?
According to their website, appointment is not required.
Can I renew my passport from another city without changing the original address?
The Government of India announced that an individual can apply for passport renewal from anywhere in India irrespective of the applicant’s residential address.
Is police verification required for reissue of passport in India?
A: Passport cannot be issued without police verification in your case. But if you apply under the Tatkaal scheme with required documents, you can be issued a passport on post police verification basis.
Can police reject passport verification?
If you apply for a passport and shift before the verification, without informing the police or the passport department, you might end up with a rejected application. Criminal history: If you have a criminal history or cases pending, then your application could be rejected.
What happens if police ask for money for passport verification?
In case of demand of bribe by any Passport official in respect of any Passport-related service, you may immediately contact the Chief Vigilance Officer of the Ministry at the address mentioned. Please mention your e-mail address, contact telephone, File Reference Number (if available) in your communication.
Is there a dress code for passport interview?
You can wear any attire casual or formal.
What should I wear to my passport appointment?
3. To ensure entry to countries with strict dress codes, all applicants are required to wear decent clothing for passport photo capture. Plunging necklines, sleeveless clothing, spaghetti strapped tops, see-through tops, sando, tube tops, halters and the like are prohibited.
How do I speak to a person at Passport Office?
Contact the HMPO by Phone
You can call the HMPO at +44 (0)300 222 0000.