Bhopal
Introduction Office Address Jurisdiction List of Officers List of Holidays News and Announcements
Introduction

Passport Office, Bhopal was inaugurated on 17nth October, 1978 by Hon. Shri. Atal Behari Vajpayee, External Affairs Minister, Government of India. Since then, this office has been catering to ever increasing demand of passports from the citizens of the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Office Address
Passport Office Contact Details

I.S.B.T. Main Building, Mezzanine Floor,

In front of Sanchi Dugdh Sangh,

Hoshangabad Road, Habibganj, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh-462024

Voice: 0755 -2583258

Fax: 0755-2583257

E-mail:rpo.bhopal@mea.gov.in

Jurisdiction

Alirajpur, Anuppur, Ashoknagar, Balaghat, Barwani, Betul, Bhind, Bhopal, Burhanpur, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Damoh, Datia, Dewas, Dhar, Dindori, Guna, Gwalior, Harda, Hoshangabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jhabua, Katni, Khandwa, Khargone, Mandla, Mandsaur, Morena, Narsinghpur, Neemuch, Panna, Raisen, Rajgarh, Ratlam, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Sehore, Seoni, Shahdol, Shajapur, Sheopur, Shivpuri, Sidhi, Singrauli, Tikamgarh, Ujjain, Umaria, Vidisha.

List of Officers
Name Designation
Smt. Nidhi Ojha Regional Passport Officer
List of Holidays *
Date Holiday
14/01/2014 Milad-Un-Nabi (Eid-E-Milad)
17/03/2014 Holi
13/04/2014 Mahavir Jayanthi
14/04/2014 Ambedkar Jayanti
18/04/2014 Good Friday
14/05/2014 Buddha Purnima
29/07/2014 Eid-Ul-Fitr
18/08/2014 Janamshtami
29/08/2014 Ganesh/Vinayaka Chaturthi
03/10/2014 Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)
06/10/2014 Eid-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
23/10/2014 Diwali (Deepavali)
04/11/2014 Muharram
06/11/2014 Gurunanak's Birthday
25/12/2014 Christmas
 

* Note: In addition, Passport Office will be closed on National Holidays i.e. Republic Day (26th January), Independence Day (15th August) and Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October).

 
News and Announcements

 

The current opening time of appointments is 11:00 AM.

Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at Passport Seva Kendra(s) under this Passport Office. Click here for details.

W.e.f. 24/06/2013, All Tatkaal applications will be accepted with appointment only at PSK Bhopal. Applicants applying in Tatkaal must book appointment in “Tatkaal” category only.

  1. Categories of Applicants allowed as “Walk-In with ARN”

    Effective 5-November 2013 Following mentioned categories of applicants are allowed as “Walk-in Applicants”. Applicants falling under these categories need to register Online, fill in the online application form and generate Application Reference Number (ARN) at least one day in advance before visiting the PSK. Such applicants may visit the PSK with required set of documents and a copy of printed ARN sheet between 09:30 am to 11:30 am only.
    1.  Tatkaal ( Fresh / Reissue only in medical emergency or any other family emergency  with RPO’s Approval)
    2. Senior Citizens (above 60 years).
    3. Minors below 6 years whose parents hold valid Passports.
    4. Physically challenged persons.
  2. In case of any problem in getting online appointment, applicant may contact/approach "Regional Passport Office, Bhopal" along with printed "ARN Receipt" and "Proof of urgency" between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm.
  3. Minor Applicants applying for Ten years validity passport (Fresh/reissue) with ECNR have to attach class 10th mark sheet.
  4. Tatkaal reissue applicants falling in the minor to major category (between 15 to 18 year) have to attach annexure F and I with their applications.
  5. Lost cases will not be accepted under the Tatkaal category.
  6. Presence of parents while submission of application for minor passport:
    1.  Where both the parents hold valid passport – Original passports of both the parents should be presented while submitting the passport application.
    2. Where one parent hold valid passport - Other parent who does not hold valid passport should be physically present with the passport of other parent.
    3. Where none of the parents hold valid passport – Both the parents should be physically present while submission of the application of minor.
  7. Verification Certificate (Annexure F) / Departmental NOC ( Annexure B / M) should be on letter head.
  8. Applicants can visit Regional Passport Office (RPO) Bhopal for enquiry between 10.30 AM to 1.00 PM on all working days ( Except Wednesday).
  9. Due to the election on 17th April 2014 at Bhopal, PSK will remain closed. The applicants who have scheduled their appointments on 17th April, 2014 are required to visit Bhopal PSK on Saturday, 26th April,2014 for submission of application.