Last updated 3 years ago
Now people in Visakhapatnam can get their tatkal passport in just 3 days. No more long wait.
Need your passport in a hurry, now get it earlier than ever with tatkal facility in just 72 hours. The processing fee will require an additional payment of Rs.2000 in addition to the regular processing fee of Rs.1500. It is a boon for young students and professionals who have execute plans in a short time and also people who are apprehensive of thee tedious and time taking procedure.
Those who want to apply for tatkal passport need to submit Aadhaar card/Aadhaar allotment letter/e-Aadhaar containing the 12-digit Aadhaar number/28-digit Aadhaar enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar enrolment slip issued by Unique Identification Authority of India. This holds good for those above 18 years of age.
The mandatory self declaration for Passport
For the Annexure, on self declaration one can access the website www.passportindia.gov.in which has to be submitted along with copies of any two of the 13 identity documents. Applicants below 18 years should submit, besides their Aadhaar-related documents, one of the following: student photo identity card issued by an educational institution, birth certificate issued under Registration of Births and Deaths Act and ration card.
Those applying for tatkal passport with the additional Rs.2000 will get priority in processing by getting appointments earlier as well as the printing of passports. These are fast track provisions absent when applies through the regular procedure. In such cases, passport is issued only post-verification.