Tatkal Passport – (How to apply for tatkal passport online in india?) Passport Application Form Online Registration, Appointment Availability, Track Application Status : Tatkal Passport Fees in India/ Charges, Requirements, Dispatch Time, Required Documents, Fresh/ Renewal Passport, Apply : Passport Seva Online Portal https://portal1.passportindia.gov.in/
What is Tatkal Passport ?
How to get Tatkal Passport online?
What is Tatkal Passport application process?
A passport is an essential document that is issued by the government of a country and helps us travel to any other country without facing any obstacles. This official document ensures an individual’s smooth immigration while entering a foreign country. While the passport application process is an exhaustive one, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has made arrangement for quick dispensation of passports under the ‘Tatkaal scheme’. Known as Tatkaal passports, applicants needing to travel abroad urgently can apply for and receive their passport within a few days.
All Candidates who are willing to apply online application then download e-Form and read all eligibility criteria and Application process carefully. We will provide short information about “Tatkal Passport” like Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Application Fee, Application process and more.
|Tatkal Passport Apply Online, Application Form 2020|
|Name of Organisation||Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India|
|Passport Portal||Passport Seva
Consular, Passport & Visa Division
|Post Category||Online Form|
|Fast Login||Click Here|
|Apply Online||New Registration | Login|
|Track Application Status||Click Here|
|Check the Appointment Availability at all PSK/POPSK/PSLK||Click Here|
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|Indian Passport||Official Website 1 | Official Website 2|
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|Steps to Apply – Online Services||Ordinary Passport
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|Locate Common Service Centers
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|Forms and Affidavits||Download e-Form|
How to apply for Tatkaal Passport?
|Steps to Apply for Passport and Online Form Submission|
|Step 1. Register through the Passport Seva Online Portal. (Click on “Register Now” link on the Home Page).
Step 2. Login to the Passport Seva Online Portal with the registered Login Id.
Step 3. Click “Apply for Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport” link.
Step 4. Fill in the required details in the form and submit.
Step 5. Click the “Pay and Schedule Appointment” link on the “View Saved/Submitted Applications” screen to schedule an appointment.
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at all PSK/POPSK/PO.
Online Payment can be made using any one of the following modes:
Step 6. Click the “Print Application Receipt” link to print the application receipt containing Application Reference Number (ARN)/Appointment Number.
Note: Carrying printout of Application Receipt is no longer required. An SMS with your appointment details is also accepted as proof of appointment during your visit to Passport Office.
Step 7. Visit the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Regional Passport Office (RPO) where appointment has been booked, along with original documents.
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Tatkaal Passport Fee Payment Mode
There are three ways through which one can make online payment for the passport.
How to Check Status for Passport Application?
|Passport Application Status View|
|You can check passport application status immediately with the help of your serial number. For this, you have to follow the given steps: –
Step 1 : Firstly go to the Passport Seva official website, click here for this
Step 2 : Click on the Track Application Status option on the home page of the official website. After this a new page will open in front of you
Step 3 : After this, enter the type of application, application number and date of birth and click on Track Status
Step 4 : Now the status of passport application will appear on the computer and mobile screen in front of you.
Tatkal Passport Eligibility
|The jurisdictional passport office decides the final verdict on the issuance of a passport under the tatkal scheme. The urgency of the passport, along with other compelling factors concerning the applicant, would be reviewed before the final verdict. It should be noted that individuals falling under any of the following categories cannot apply or reapply for a passport under this particular scheme.
Tatkal Passport Application Fee
|Sr. No.||Service Required||Application Fee||Additional Tatkaal Fee|
|1||Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport including additional booklet due to exhaustion of visa pages (36 pages) of 10 years validity.||Rs.1,500/-*||Rs.2,000/-*|
|2||Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport including additional booklet due to exhaustion of visa pages (60 pages) of 10 years validity.||Rs.2,000/-||Rs.2,000/-|
|3.||Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport for Minors (below 18 years of Age), of 5 years validity or till the minor attains the age of 18 whichever is earlier (36 pages)||Rs.1,000/-||Rs.2,000/-|
|4.||Replacement of Passport (36 pages) in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen passport||Rs.3,000/-||Rs.2,000/-|
|5.||Replacement of Passport (60 pages) in lieu of lost, damaged or stolen passport||Rs.3,500/-||Rs.2,000/-|
|6.||Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)||Rs.500/-||NA|
|7.||Replacement of Passport (36 pages) for deletion of ECR / Change in personal particulars (10 year validity)||Rs.1,500/-||Rs.2,000/-|
|8.||Replacement of Passport (60 pages) for deletion of ECR / Change in personal particulars (10 year validity)||Rs.2,000/-||Rs.2,000/-|
|9.||Replacement of Passport (36 pages) for deletion of ECR/ Change in personal particulars for Minors (below 18 years of Age), of 5 years validity or till the minor attains the age of 18 whichever is earlier.||Rs.1,000/-||Rs.2,000/-|
|Fee is non-refundable.
* Also applicable for minors between 15 to 18 years of age, who wish to get a 10-year full validity passport.
Required Documents for Tatkal Passport
|List of acceptable documents:|
|To obtain a passport on out of turn basis submit any three of the documents listed below.
Tatkaal passport Dispatch Time
|Type of Police Verification||Expected Time To Dispatch Passport|
|Tatkaal||Police Verification is not required||Within one working day excluding the date of submission of application.|
|Police Verification is required on a Post-Passport Issuance basis||On third working day excluding the date of submission of application – without waiting for the Police Verification Report.|
Tatkaal Appointment Opening Time
|Appointment Opening Time|
|The current appointments opening time for Tatkaal services corresponding to each Passport Office is given below. Please note that for the applicants applying under Normal services, the appointments are allotted by the system after successful fee payment. However, in case of Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs), where the demand is exceedingly high, the appointments would be opened at the same time, even for Normal services.|
Frequently Asked Question
|FAQ about Tatkaal passport|
|Ques 1: How can I apply for a Tatkaal passport?
Ans: Passports can be now obtained under the “Tatkaal” Scheme without providing the Verification Certificate from a Gazetted Officer which was required earlier. The documents to be submitted for getting a passport under this Scheme have been notified vide G.S.R. 939(E) dated 16 December, 2019. Applicants may submit any three of the documents specified in the List of Acceptable Documents for obtaining passport under the Tatkaal Scheme.
|Ques 2: Is a Verification Certificate required from a Gazetted Officer to get a passport under the Tatkaal Scheme?
Ans: No. A Verification Certificate is not required from a Gazetted Officer to get a passport under the Tatkaal Scheme.
|Ques 3: What is the fee for issue of Tatkaal Passport?
Ans: To know the fee details, please click on “Fee Calculator” link on Home page.
|Ques 4: How long will it take to get a Tatkaal passport?
Ans: After successful application form submission, with final status as “Granted”, you can expect your passport to be dispatched as follows:
|Ques 5: Can I apply for passport under the Tatkaal scheme?
Ans: The final authority for the issuance of passport under the Tatkaal scheme lies with the passport office. But there are list of applicants who cannot apply for passport under the Tatkaal scheme. To check the list of applicants who cannot apply under the Tatkaal scheme, please refer instruction booklet. Click Here to download Instruction Booklet.
|Ques 6: My passport booklet is damaged. I want to go abroad on urgent basis. What should I do?
Ans: In case your passport has been damaged but recognizable, i.e. passport number is readable, name is legible and photo is intact, then you can apply for re-issue of passport under the Tatkaal scheme. But, if passport has been damaged beyond recognition, then you cannot apply under the Tatkaal scheme. In that case, you need to visit Passport Officer at your nearest Passport Seva Kendra to get the passport on urgent basis.
|Ques 7: If parents have passport with adverse Police Verification Report or they have a criminal background, can passport be issued to minor on an urgent basis?
Ans: In such cases, minors can be issued passport under the Tatkaal scheme subject to Passport Officer’s (POs) approval.
|Ques 8: Can Indian citizens belonging to Nagaland apply for the passport under the Tatkaal scheme?
|Ques 9: For Tatkaal applications, while booking appointment I am asked to choose appointment quota. What is appointment quota?
Ans: Two appointment quota ‘Normal’ and ‘Tatkaal’ are available for ‘Tatkaal’ applications. Tatkaal applicants who are not able to book an early appointment under Tatkaal quota may consider booking appointment under Normal quota also. However, Tatkaal fee will be charged irrespective of the quota under which appointment was booked byTatkaal applicant.A Tatkaal application is not only to get an early appointment but also for faster processing. For example, a Tatkaal application would be processed under post (police) verification. The print queue is also separate thus ensuring faster print of Tatkaal passports i.e. a Tatkaal passport would be dispatched within 1-3 days of applicant visiting PSK as against a Normal application which would take longer.
|Alert on Fake Websites related to Passport Services|
It has come to the notice of the Ministry that many fraudulent websites and mobile applications are collecting data from applicants and also levying additional hefty charges for filling up the online application form and scheduling appointment for Passport and related services. Some of these fake website are registered in the domain name *.org, *.in, *.com such as www.indiapassport.org, www.online-passportindia.com, www.passportindiaportal.in, www.passport-india.in, www.passport-seva.in, www.applypassport.org and many other similar looking websites.
It is therefore advised to all citizens applying for Indian Passport and related services that they should NOT visit to the above mentioned fraudulent websites or make payment related to passport services. The official website of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, for applying Passport services is www.passportindia.gov.in.
Alternatively, applicants may also use the official mobile App mPassport Seva which can be downloaded from Android and iOS application stores.
|mPassport Seva Android | mPassport Seva iOS|