One can apply for Passport through Online Registration, (after doing online registration, get print outs of the application form) click here for details for Online Registration. Apart from this applicant can submit directly in the respective passport office/ DPCs/Speed post centers, get the relevant application form from here.
One of the most important things while obtaining passport is to have all required documents ready. Here is a checklist for obtaining a fresh passport, renewal of passport, passport for minors and getting additional booklet for passport
How to easily obtain passports discussed the latest efforts by the government and its functionaries in making it a much smoother and simpler process for citizens. One of the most important things that emerged was that if the applicant has all the required documents ready, getting a passport is a ‘breeze’.
Here is the checklist of documents for passport depending upon four situations: applying for a fresh passport, passport for minors, duplicate passport and additional booklet or renewal of passport. You can download the checklists that would help you obtain a passport easily.
Checklist for fresh (first time) passport application… : —Download PDF—
Checklist for minor’s passport application… : —Download PDF—
Checklist for additional booklet or renewal of passport application… : —Download PDF—
Checklist for obtaining duplicate passport application… : —Download PDF—
All original documents are to be shown at the time of submission of the passport application form. With the Original Passport Application Form, self-attested copies of all required documents need to be attached. Illiterate applicants should put only thumb impression in the box meant for thumb impression/signature. In case an applicant has stayed at more than one address during the last one year, he/she should furnish two additional photocopies of the PP form for each additional place of stay.