mPassport, Mobile Passport Seva Application
The lightweight, easy to use mobile application, mPassport offers all the functions as available over the Passport Seva Portal, New User Registration, existing User Login, Apply for Passport Services, Pay online, Schedule appointment, Know Location of Passport Centers, Fee Details, Application Status, Contact Information and other General Information.
Well, this app is a one-stop platform that provides facility to register, apply, pay and schedule an appointment for passport related services and information on various steps involved to obtain a passport related service and where to call in case of queries or concerns.
The users who are living in India can use the application to search for a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) like passport Seva payyanur, passport Seva Kendra Mangalore, etc or District Passport Cell (DPC) while for certain states and districts, the users can search for Police Stations as well. The citizens living overseas can find out relevant information about the Missions/Posts abroad.
Various services can be availed while applying and after the issue of passport. Some of them are:
While applying under Fresh Issuance category, make sure you never held a Passport of the applied category (i.e. Ordinary Passport, Diplomatic Passport or Official Passport) in the past.
Following three types of passports are issued in India:
Well, under the new system, for the issue of fresh passport and re-issue of passport, you need to fill the application form online via e-Form Submission (preferred) or Online Form Submission. For Police Clearance Certificate (PCC), followed by filling of the Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) Application Form online via e-Form Submission (preferred) or via Online Form Submission.
Well, for security reasons, under the new system, it is mandatory for all applicants, including infants, to be physically present at the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) or the Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) to give their biometrics(fingerprints) and photographs.
Miscellaneous Passport Services: It includes Issue of Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) and Background Verification for GEP are the miscellaneous passport service to conduct vetting of the Passport and Police/Criminality check for Indian Citizens willing to enrol for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry Program (GEP).
There are different aspects of passport services, you will be able to receive all the information on Passport Seva portal as well as on the mPassport App, where you see if you have all the documents required for passport Seva status, Indian passport renewal, passport download by passport number, passport dispatch status.
Check out the passport seva portal for the same.
Source: Passport Seva Portal