Passport Offices in India are known as Passport Seva Kendras (PSK's). As of 2015, The Ministry of External Affairs operates 81 PSKs in major cities and these PSK's are administrated by 37 Regional Passport Offices. The ministry has also setup 11 mini passport offices known as Passport Seva Laghu Kendras.
In this way, how can I open Passport Seva Kendra?
- Register through the Passport Seva Online Portal.
- Login to the Passport Seva Online Portal with the registered Login Id.
- Click "Apply for Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport" link.
- Fill in the required details in the form and submit.
Also to know, is Passport Seva Kendra open during lockdown?
In line with MHA guidelines, citizens above 65 yrs and children below 10 yrs are requested to refrain from visiting the PSK during the lockdown period.
How many passport offices are present in country?
This, when added to 36 passport offices and 93 erstwhile 'Passport Seva Kendras', makes a total of 365 passport offices for public.
What are the types of passport?
Types. At present, the passports issued by majority of countries in the world are generally divided into three types: diplomatic, service/official and regular ones. Service/Official: It is issued for government office-bearer of a country.