Chandigarh Passport Application Online
Obtaining passport has become a straightforward deal, with lot of transparency after Online processing has come to stay, particularly when the global tourism has been on the increase and the Passport offices getting busier in issuing new passport and renewing passports for travellers, taking due caution on verifying the bonafide of the applicants, the Passport Office Chandigarh, keeping in tune with the trend, processing Chandigarh Passport Application Online, when the online passport applications are submitted in their office or in the Passport seva kendras under their jurisdiction.
Having made these provisions the Passport Office of the Government of India prefers individuals to apply for passports online, than approaching the Passport offices personally, although eForms are made available for completing and submitting in cases where the individual is not able to do online completion of the forms.
Online Application of Passport
Unlike the earlier time practice, the Passport applications are presented online in the Passport Office Website in the prescribed form, obtaining a time allotted for submission of original supporting at the PSK or the Passport Office Chandigarh, which process will include police verification on the applicant and issue of Passport, which will be done by mailing the Passports by Post, avoiding personal attendance of the applicant for receiving the Pass port.
Chandigarh Passport Office Jurisdiction
It is for the administrative convenience and for right verification of the residence status, each passport office is allotted some jurisdiction in a well defined manner, that way Chandigarh Passport Office will have jurisdiction of Ambala, Bathinda, Barnala, Bhiwani, Fatehabad, Hisar, Jagraon (Ludhiana) , Fatehgarh Sahib, Jind, Karnal, Kaithal, Khanna of Ludhiana, Ludhiana, Kurukshetra, Mansa, Panchkula, Moga, Panipat, Ropar, Patiala,SAS Nagar, Sirsa, Sangrur,Yamunanagar districts, apart from Chandigarh itself.
There are three Passport Seva Kendras attached to Passport Office Chandigarh, requiring the passport applicants in Chandigarh’s jurisdiction are to visit respective Passport Seva Kendra(PSK) according to the district of their prevailing address, which are allocated as below:
- Those having residencial address at Chandigarh, Fatehgarh Sahib, Panchkula, Ropar, Sangrur, Bhatinda, Barnala, Mansa and Patiala districts should report to the PSK Chandigarh situated at SAS Nagar
- Those residents of Ludhiana, Jagraon , Khanna,and Moga should report at PSK Ludhiana
- The applicants belonging to Ambala, Karnal, Jind,Kaithal, Panipat, Kurukshetra, Bhiwani, Hisar, Yamuna Nagar, Sirsa and Fatehabad to report at the PSK Ambala.
The passport Applicants Chandigarh residing in the districts coming under PSK Ambala may opt to take their appointment at PSK Chandigarh also.
In the Passport of India website, there are clear instructions with regard to the procedure for applying Passport, by fresh applicants, re-issue requests and for police verification, each of these categories having separate sections requiring the individual to give the category of citizenship depending on which further guidance is given.
With regard to the documents required for applying passport, in each of the categories, one has to select the category one belongs to, which queries come in the first two screens, and when one reaches the third screen the exact documents required for obtaining Passport is clearly shown.