Indian Passport Office Contact (Form, Status)
Contact for Indian Passport: Find below customer care details for Indian passport, including phone and address. You can reach the below contact for queries on new passport, status, renewal or delivery. Besides contact details the page also offers information and links on passport services.
Indian Passport Customer Care Contact
Phone: 1800-258-1800 (Toll-Free)
Email: email@example.com (the email should contain your name, dob, address, subject and description)
Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Home Affairs, North Block,
Central Secretariat, New Delhi – 110 001
Phone: 23092011, 23092161
Fax: 23093750, 23092763
1) Ministry of External Affairs,
Room No. 8, 1st Floor,
Patiala House Annexe, New Delhi-110001
To lodge your complaint online click here
2) Shri Anurag Bhushan, IFS,
Regional Passport Officer
Trikoot – 3, HUDCO Building,
Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi.
Fax: 011-26165870/ 26161783
Tel: 91-11-23384519, 23384497
Indian passport can be issued from more than 35 locations across India and 160 Indian missions abroad. The three types of Indian passport are: Regular Passport, Diplomatic Passport and Official Passport. The first is for ordinary travel while the second is for Indian diplomats and third for those representing the Indian government.
How to apply?
To apply for a passport, you have to obtain an application form and along with it submit proof of residence, date of birth, change of name, documents for ECNR, expired passport, passport size photographs etc. For guidelines on how to apply click here. For the fee, a fresh passport of 10 years validity will cost Rs 1000. For duplicate passport in case it is stolen or lost, it will cost Rs 2500. And for change of name or address, it will cost Rs 1000. You can submit your application form at the passport office (click here for addresses) or at Speed Post centers (click here for the nearest location). For more details or for the checklist items click here.
Download Passport Application Form
To download an Indian passport application form online click here. The guidelines for filling the form is provided in the passport information booklet provided with the form. You will have to produce your original documents at the time of submission of the form.
Passport Delivery Period
Generally it takes about six weeks for your passport to arrive. However you can apply for a new passport under the ‘Tatkaal Scheme’ in case of emergency.
You can now check your passport status online. You would need to select your city and enter your reference number for the same. Click here to check your passport status right now.
Apply Passport Online
To apply for a passport online click here