Everything you need to know for Applying passport in Kerala

Indian passport can be obtained from more than 35 locations across India and 160 Indian missions abroad.

First you need to obtain an application form. To download an application for passport

After completing your form; submit the print outs of the application form along with required documents to the respective passport office or Passport Seva Kendra. The passport applications can be submitted at, the counter of the Passport office, Speed Post centers, Passport Collection Centers etc

There is also a fee to be paid along with the application form, either by bank draft in favor of the Passport Officer concerned or in cash.

List of Documents Required for Fresh Passport Issuance.

Apply Passport Online in Kerala

You can apply passport online by using 2 methods- e-Form and Online Form Submission. For both methods, you need to register through the ‘Passport Seva Portal‘ and create a User ID.

Passport Delivery Period

Generally it takes about six weeks for your passport to arrive. However you can apply for a new passport under the ‘Tatkaal Scheme’ in case of emergency.

How to renew passport?

Your passport is valid for 10 years. If your passport is expired, you may need to apply for a passport renewal/ re-issue. To renew your passport, you need to fill up an application form. The passport renewal form is the same form used for new passport application and submit it in the nearest regional passport office. You have to provide the following documents – Date of birth proof, Old Passport (if not able to submit old passport, should state reasons for it), Two passport size photographs and Educational qualification certificates (photocopy).

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