How to apply for passport in Mumbai
If you are from Mumbai and looking forward to get your passport to travel abroad, the online process of making passport will come handy to you. This process is no more a manual one, as it required a lot of time and labor. Now people no more need to spend long hours, waiting for their turn at the passport office. You will be able to sit at the comfort of your home in Mumbai and get the requirements done just with few clicks of your mouse. Just one verification interview is needed face to face at last, where you will need to be personally present before the authorities based on a scheduled appointment. Here is the process, which will help you to get your passport ready in hand.
Register yourself first
At the outset, you need to register yourself up with the Passport Seva portal. There will be quite a few questions to answer, and you should mention the name of your local passport office when asked. After doing so, click on ‘register’. Now your registration is complete
A brief on the steps of registration process
Firstly, a registered user has to log on to the website and click in ‘continue’, and enter your email address. There will be two options appearing before you. If you want to apply for a new passport, go to the ‘fresh passport’ option. If you wish to renew your old one, go to the ‘renew passport’ option. You are also free to choose between the normal and the Tatkal processes, and click on the right option when asked.
There will be an online form, which you need to fill up with particular details. You will need your PAN card number, age proof and address proof. Having filled up the form, click on Submit Application and then complete the online payment process. You will get an appointment date, which you need to follow up. The process is simple and easy.
Documents needed for address proof: (Any of the one)
- Aadhaar Card
- Ration card
- Voter ID
- Water bill
- Electricity bill
- Gas connection Bill
- Income tax/Bank account Statement
Documents needed for DOB (Date of Birth) proof: (Any of the one)
- School certificate
- Birth certificate
Aside to above documents you need to submit educational documents (Higher educational qualification) at the time of making application.