Passport is an official document issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, MEA, stating the Identity and Nationality of the passport holders. A Passport contains a photograph, nationality, date of birth, address and signature of the holder. Although Passport is used to travel abroad, it can also be used as a document for identity proof, address proof and age proof. Ministry of External Affairs thoroughly verifies all the details furnished by you, at the time of application.

If there are any discrepancies, then your application would be rejected or put on hold, until you furnish the legitimate information through respective documents. Passports issued in India have a validity of 10 years from the date of issue.

Well, there are several steps to be followed to apply for your passport online. It is completely an online process. Only you have to visit your selected passport office at your appointment date to verify your documents and other processes.

The flow of applying online passport will be

  1. Registration on Passport website.
  2. Fill your basics details.
  3. Upload documents.
  4. Pay and book appointment.

Step By Step Guide To Apply Passport Online

Step 1: First of all visit the official website of Passport Seva to apply passport online.[1] .Tap on to New User to register yourself on Passport Seva website.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 1

Step 2: At this step, you have to make your account on Passport Seva website to apply for your passport.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 2

Step 3: Now you will receive an email from Passport Seva. Click on the link to verify your account.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 3
How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 4
How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 5

Step 4: Once your account is successfully activated. Login to yourPassport Seva account to fill your passport application form.

Step 5: Now you can see there are various options available. Tap on Apply For Fresh Passport.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 6

Step 6: Taking it ahead you can apply for your passport in two ways.

  1. Fill the online form.
  2. Download the form and submit it to the Passport office.

Here we are moving with the first option which fills the form online.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 7

Step 7: Forwarding to select your nearest Passport Office in which you have to verify your documents.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 8

Step 8: Now you have to select your passport type according to your requirement from the below options.

  1. Fresh/Re-issue Passport.
  2. Normal/Tatkal Passport.
  3. 36/60 Pages Passport.
How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 9

Step 9: Moving to the next step is to fill your basics details.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 10

Step 10: At this step, you have to fill your Family Details.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 11

Step 11: In this step, you need to add your address details. Make sure you have not to fill any incorrect information/ details.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 12

Step 12: Now you have to add your emergency contact in passport seva website.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 13

Step 13: Now you have to select the details given below. It is just an identity certificate or passport details.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 14

Step 14: Answer the following questions just by selecting Yes/No for your passport application.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 15

Step 15: Now you can see how your passport will look like. All the details which are shown here will be present in your original passport which will you receive.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 16

Step 16: It is the last step of filling the details. At this step, you have to select the documents which you have to show at the passport office.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 17

Step 17: Now there are two steps remaining to complete your passport application form.

  1. Upload your documents.
  2. Pay and book appointments.
How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 18

Step 18: All the details have been filled. Moving to the next step of the passport application is to upload your supportive documents.

How to Apply for fresh Indian Passport Online. 19

Step 19: Now complete your payment and book your appointment to complete your passport application successfully.