Mumbai, 14 August, 2017
challenged applicants with certificate allowed as Walk-ins with ARN at all PSKs
between 09:00 am and 10:00 am.
request all such applicants to come with a valid appointment. The walk-in category is not applicable for
may visit RPO Mumbai for enquiry between 10:00 AM and 12:30 PM ONLY from Monday
to Friday (Except Wednesday) identified as Enquiry Days by RPO in a week.
Please note no enquiries will be entertained on Wednesdays. While visiting Regional Passport Office,
applicants are requested to carry all relevant documents. In case any documents have been submitted at
later stage, proof of submitting the same should also be furnished.
payment shall be forfeited if applicant exhausts three appointments or does not
submit application at Passport Seva Kendra within 90 days from the first
appointment date, which-ever is earlier. In such cases applicant will be
required to make fresh online application and pay requisite fees.
filling the application, Applicant need to provide two References from the same
police station jurisdiction where applicant is residing currently.
is compulsory for Diplomatic and Official passport applicants to fill
Application Reference Number Sheet online and submit the sheet along-with other
necessary documents as verified by RPO Mumbai, before visiting Passport Seva
Kendra and process their application accordingly.
note that Tatkaal application processing will start only after checking of
required documents, Police Verification status / confirmation of Verification
Certificate. Annexure - "B", to be given in Duplicate (i.e. both
copies should be on official letter head with original signatures and stamps /
seals) along with Standard Affidavit as at Annexure "E", is mandatory
for Tatkaal Applications made in fresh category. However, these may also be
applicable in certain re-issue Tatkaal cases as well.
Aadhar validation is not possible on internet due to some technical issues with
Aadhar/ UIDAI. Therefore, we will not be able to consider ONLY Aadhar Card for
Passport processing till further notice.
applying at Post Office Passport Seva
Kendra’s (POPSKs) (Aurangabad, Daman & Silvassa), are advised to carry
valid require documents as per the application category (One additional
document to be carried in addition to Aadhar Card as address proof )
to non-availability of required set of documents, applicant can visit the same
Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) as per the time mentioned in the appointment slip
/exit letter. Further, applicant should complete the necessary procedure within
90 days of the Application Date or the application will be closed and fees will
be forfeited. Thereafter, applicant may apply again and pay the requisite fees
mentioning the old file number.
residing on rental basis are requested to fill their permanent address at
appropriate column. Non-disclosure of permanent address causes unnecessary
delay in processing & police verification and may attract penal provisions.
case applicant is submitting rent agreement in support of address proof, it
should be duly registered under Section 17 of the Registration Act, 1908 and
executed in favor of the tenant by the landlord for a period of more than one
applicants apply from address where they are not residing or which has gone for
renovation. In such cases Police Verification Reports are received as
Adverse/Not Recommended. This attracts
penal provision. Therefore, it is advised that applicant should furnish correct
information regarding current address.
Henceforth suppression of present address /address during the last one
year which fails within the jurisdiction of same District of Police will also
attract a penalty of Rs. 5,000/-.
minor applicants, both parents are required to be present along with their
passports or either parent with passports of both the parents and Annexure D.
staying away from their parental/native address can apply from either address.
However, both-current and permanent/parental addresses should be disclosed in
passport application form. It has been observed that many students, while
applying under jurisdiction of their permanent /parental address, do not
disclose their current address where they are studying causes unnecessary delay
in processing & police verification and attracts penal provisions. For
instance, an applicant having permanent /parental address at Mumbai and
studying at Bangalore can (1) Apply
under RPO Bangalore with Current address at Bangalore along with Previous &
Permanent /parental address at Mumbai. (2) Apply under RPO Mumbai with current &
permanent /parental address at Mumbai along with previous address at Bangalore.
who are 10th pass and above, ensure that the original educational documents are
produced and they are scanned with the application at the PSK, for grant of
Non-ECR status. ECR status for the same shall be printed as 'no' on the
acknowledgement letter given at the time of exit, which may be verified before
pending for more than 90 days are being closed. Fee once paid is non-refundable
and shall be forfeited to closed files. The files which stand
"closed" shall NOT be reopened.
Such applicants need to apply afresh and pay the requisite fees.