The govt. of India has included new highlights in the “mPassportSeva” application and will now allow natives to apply for new passports from the application itself from anyplace in nation. This mobile application was first discharged on July 11, 2013 and has been as of late updated on June 5, according to the application history on Google Play. On the event of the ‘6th Passport Seva Divas’ on June 26, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reported the new developments.
The application is available for free download on both Android and iOS and has collected more than 1 million downloads on Android. Note that the application is discharged by ‘Consular, Passport and Visa (CPV) Division’ and not by some other government office. There are a few phony versions of the application on Android, in this way, be careful and download the privilege application.
What are the new services?
The refreshed version of the “mPassportSeva” application presently allows clients to apply for a crisp passport alongside PCC form documenting, online payment for the application form, appointment booking/rescheduling or wiping out usefulness. Moreover, subjects can apply for a re-issue of another passport in lieu of a current passport for any of the accompanying reasons: change in existing individual particulars, legitimacy terminated in 3 years or due to lapse, legitimacy lapsed over three years prior, fatigue of pages, harmed passport and lost passport.
Different services incorporate — issue of Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) alongside background verification for GEP (Global Entry Program).
How to utilize the mPassportSeva application to apply for a passport on your mobile?
Note that there no different procedure to apply for an passport by means of mPassportSeva application only. The procedure is precisely like the current system that is being trailed by ‘Passport Seva’ site. As it were, there is no adjustment in the application, documentation or confirmation procedure of getting an Indian passport and it’s simply that the mPassportSeva application is another mode for making the task easier. The mobile application has another interface and here is the manner by which to apply for a new passport from the application:
- Tap on New User Registration in the wake of opening the application.
- Select the Passport Office from the rundown according to the city in which you are residing.
- Enter individual details like name, date-of-birth, email id.
- Think about a novel login ID & check for its availability and after that include a solid password. (This procedure is like opening an email ID). You can likewise keep your email ID as a login ID for the application.
- Add a security question & answer. This will come convenient when you overlook your secret word.
- After the affirmation , include the content composed inside the little picture (Captcha code) and hit submit.
You will then need to activate the account by checking for the email sent by the passport office and tapping on the check interface. On tapping the verification link, you will be coordinated to a website page and you will be approached to enter your Login ID for affirmation.
Close the application and relaunch it once more. Then go to “Existing User” and enter your Login ID took after by the password and Captcha code. After that you will be welcomed with a screen saying Apply for Fresh Passport alongside other alternative. Tap on it and fill the form and take after the steps.