||Download the e-Form through the "Download e-Form" link on the Home Page.
||Fill the downloaded e-Form and click the Validate & Save button.This will generate an XML file which will be required later for uploading in the system.
||Register through the Passport Seva Portal. (Click on "Register" link under the Apply section on the Home Page).
||Login to the Passport Seva Portal with the registered Login Id.
||Upload the XML file (generated in Step 2) through the "Upload e-Form" link.Do not upload the PDF form at this stage as only XML file is accepted by the system.
||Click the "Pay and Schedule Appointment" link on the "View Saved/Submitted Applications" screen to schedule an appointment.
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at all Passport Seva Kendras.
Online Payment can be made using any one of the following modes:
- Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard & Visa)
- Internet Banking (State Bank of India (SBI) and Associate Banks Only)
- SBI Bank Challan
||Click the "Print Application Receipt" link to print the application receipt containing Application Reference Number (ARN)/Appointment Number.
||Visit the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) where appointment has been booked, along with original documents.