How to Apply for Passport

The passport can be applied from the Passport office or the District Passport Centers. The applicant can also apply online for Passport. The application has to be filled online and registered. Then take a print out of it. This application form has some fields to be filled by hand. The application form along with the fee, passport size photographs and other documents have to be submitted at the passport office. The date and time to reach the passport office for applying will be provided while registering online.

Documents required for applying the Passport

The documents that are usually required for the passport application are given below :

  • Address Proof of the applicant
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Citizenship document (needed in case of those who are Indian citizen by Registration or Naturalization)
  • Three passport size photographs of the applicant
  • An application form completely filled
  • Application fee taken as bank draft (Fee for passport having 36 pages and 10 years validity is Rs.1000)
  • Other necessary documents for proof have to be also attached