The Indian passport holders can get visa-free entry to as many as 16 countries around the world, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said there are 43 countries which provide visa-on-arrival facility and there are 36 […]Continue Reading..
Passport is considered one of the most important documents. Being a government document, it is accepted hand-in-hand as an ID proof of a person. The process of getting a passport is a bit more complicated than other documents. In this, the verification of the applicant is done through a very rigorous process. Often people have […]Continue Reading..
Fake passports will not be able to be made with electronic microprocessor chip e-passports and the immigration process will also be speeded up. The government will issue e-passports fitted with electronic microprocessor chips from next year. The government has issued 20,000 e-passports for its officers and diplomats. Now she will issue e-passport for every Indian […]Continue Reading..
The government wants to issue e-passports so that fraud cases can be prevented. Apart from this, the process of issuing passports will also be easier and faster. At least 15 days passport is able to reach home. After e-Aadhaar and e-PAN card, now e-passports will be issued to citizens from next year. At present, the government is busy […]Continue Reading..
Soon e-passports will start being made in the country. On Passport Seva Divas, External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar had said that “The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) plans to further simplify passport making rules and procedures using modern technology”. The Indian government is increasingly working on electronic passports. This will speed up the process of […]Continue Reading..
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar says that we are working on the chip enabled e-passport in collaboration with the Indian Security Press, Nashik and the National Informatics Center. The arrival of e-passports will strengthen the security of our travel documents. The Central Government (Government of India) is going to take big steps to make the Passport […]Continue Reading..
Foreigners can apply for Indian citizenship without a valid passport from the country of origin if they can furnish proper reasons for not possessing one, the Calcutta High Court has ruled. Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya disposed of a petition by granting the petitioner liberty to file an application before the authority as contemplated in Rule 11 of the Citizenship […]Continue Reading..
Since many people forget to renew their passports on time, Passport Seva Kendras or offices have started sending out reminder alerts before the expiry of their passport. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said SMSes are being sent to passport holders before expiry of their passport starting September 2019. Two SMS are being sent to […]Continue Reading..
The Aadhaar number is no longer mandatory submission for people applying for tatkal passports at the Visakhapatnam regional office. The decision was taken after the ministry of external affairs amended the procedure of obtaining tatkal passports. The process of application was amended following a Supreme Court verdict. “Aadhaar is no longer mandatory to obtain passports under […]Continue Reading..
A passport is an essential document that is issued by the government of a country. It is an official document which ensures smooth immigration into another country. Regular Passport Applications are often filed when the applicant requires a standard application process and is not under a time limit. Tatkal Passport Applications deals with the application for […]Continue Reading..