Passport Seva Kendra
The passport seva Kendra come into existence with the vision of delivering passport and all related services to the Indian citizen with crystal clear transparency in most accessible and reliable way through modernized processes and faithful, skilled and provoked work force.
Passport is considered as very important travel document proof for those who journey toward abroad for tourism, pilgrimage, education, and other business purposes. From last few years due to drastically change in economy, demand for passport and its related services have increased around 10% annually. This increase of demand in passport and all its related services not only coming from urban area or large city it’s also have a great impact from rural area and small towns.
And the present system, infrastructure facilities and process are not congregate the increasing demand and expectation of an individual with preference to the service deliver. Thus, to attain and meet all this expectation of citizen and to improve delivery service of passport to the citizen of india, the ministry of external affairs launched project name as passport seva project (PSP) in the year 2010. This project is executed in Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) with the most well-known Private company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as private partner.
The passport seva project come into existence with very innovative idea of rendering passport and all related services to Indian citizens. The innovative thing about this project is it shows how information and communication technology(ICT) can used to alter the way citizen gain services from institution. This ICT allow government institution to give service by using e-governance framework in most transparent way and most effective and easy way.
The Passport seva project is executed transversely all over 37 offices, straddling 63 cities and 23 states. The online portal http://passportindia.gov.in offer the facilities to get access to it any time, any were in most comprehensive way on passport related services and passport status. It also work multi language call centre services in 17 different language to gain passport related services and information in most easy way about their application for passport. This call centre work for 24 hours a day and 7 days of weeks continuously and it also prove the service through e-mail in most effective way.
PASSPORT SEVA KENDRA LOGIN
To use the facility you have to enter the online portal http://passportindia.gov.in. After entering home page of website will pop up on which option “Passport Seva LOGIN” is visible by clicking on it you can login or simple use link http://passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/user/userLogin.
PASSPORT SEVA KENDRA STATUS
To check passport status you can visit http://passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/statusTracker/trackStatusInpNew and can easily check the current passport status. After entering this site the page will appear on the screen asking you for 15 letter alphanumeric number of file and birth date, click on Get passport status button, the passport status will be received by regional passport office and was updated by national informatics centre(NIC), Delhi.
Now with the increase in technology and revolution in field of communication, passport status and updates can also available through SMS services which renders applicants a discretionary services which come into existence from November 16, 2013.
To have benefit of this SMS service applicant have to enrol for this SMS service at regional office or Passport seva Kendra(PSK). The progress status of an application receive to the applicant through SMS only. The facility of SMS is available all time and an applicant can use SMS service and text any time to have knowledge about the current position or status of application for passport. This service of SMS is not compulsory it is an optional service. To avail this SMS service applicant have to register for this services with charge of 30 Rs.
At the time of submitting application the applicant has to select this optional service and has to pay the fix enrolment charges at Passport seva Kendra. In the case of non-payment of the fee at the time of application submission, applicant can register for this amazing service using enroll service link which is under the section of service after login.
Passport Seva Kendra Status check by SMS:
To track an application status applicant has to send SMS on 9704100100 in the particular format STATUS. For an example STATUS GZ3264125987521. To know detail process about this service and know all the terms and condition of this services you can open this link and have information http://passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/online/PspStaticContent.
PASSPORT SEVA KENDRA APPOINTMENT:
Allotment of the appointments is done according to the capacity of passport seva Kendra and on electronic queue system of management. The Steps of having an appointment are:
- Enter the link http://www.passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/welcomeLink#sthash.LWC4h5cX.dpuf
- Now, it has to register with user name and has to assign password.
- Next step is to login by using this register user ID and passwords.
- Now application form will be visible to the screen which has to be fill up online only and uploading of document is voluntary.
- Have a Print of application reference number and with a copy of this ARN visit to passport seva Kendra.
- After this, the appointment time will release then visit passport seva Kendra with all original documents and photocopies of document. All the list of document are visible on the website.
PASSPORT SEVA KENDRA TIMINGS:
The Passport seva Kendra timing are:
- Working Days: Monday to Friday
- Token Issue time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
- Working time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
- Lunch timing: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
PASSPORT SEVA KENDRA TOLL FREE NUMBER:
Toll free number for any type to solve any type of problem is 1800-258-1800 in J&K and other states of north east.
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