If you are applying for Indian Passport for the first time
, there is a good news for you. Now you can get a Passport in just 3 days under Normal category by providing your Aadhaar Card and 2 other Identity Proof documents for Verification Purpose.
Have Aadhaar Card ? Get your Passport in just 3 days !
Currently, in India about 96 crore people have Aadhaar Cards and with the introduction of this new procedure issuing a passport will be a lot quicker that too without any additional fee. The new procedure of getting a Passport will be available at Rs.1500, as opposed to Rs.3500 for tatkal passport.
To make use of the new procedure the applicant needs to provide Voter ID Card and PAN Card along with Annexure I. (Get Annexure-I in Pdf Format).
Introduction of 5-Day Window
Currently, the applicants are given a window of just 1 day for scheduling an appointment. With the new procedure, the applicant will be able to book/schedule an appointment within 5 days from the PSK.
mPassport Police App
This is not all. Ministry of External Affairs will also deploy mPassport Police App which can be used for quickly submitting the verification report. This step will further reduce the time take for police verification.