Passport office in Delhi was one of the first five passport offices to be set up in India in 1954. It offers passport services to the Delhi residents as well as to the residents of nine districts of Haryana which include Faridabad, Gurgaon, Sonepat, Rewari, Mewat, Jhajjar, Rohtak, Nuh and Mohindergarh.
Issue of fresh passports, re-issue of passports, new Passport Booklet due to exhaustion of pages, tatkal services, ECNR, Change in name and address, NORI services and many more are provided by this office. If an application is made via post to the passport office in Delhi, all documents should be attested by a gazette officer.
And in case you submit an application in person, then all the original documents should be accompanied with their copies that should be self attested.
Office Timings and submission of applications at Passport Office in Delhi
The working hours of the passport office in Delhi are from 9.30 AM to 6.00 PM from Monday to Friday and it is closed on weekends and public holidays. The passport office officers give appointments to the applicants on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
RPO building can be entered by applicants and visitors only by obtaining submission or enquiry tokens from the distribution windows of the building. There is no need to obtain tokens for senior citizens who are above 65 years of age to gain entry into the office.
Submission of applications for fresh passports can be done at counters 1 to 8 in Hall no.1; for tatkal passports the applications should be submitted on counters 3 and 4 in Hall no,2, fees can be submitted at counter 1 of Hall-2; application for misc. services like change of address, ECNR, addition of spouse name, PCC etc. can be submitted at counter No.12 next to token distribution counter at the rear of the RPO building in Delhi; online registration application can be submitted in Hall no.1.
Passports are delivered by speed post. In some cases, counter delivery is promised by Passport Officer and are delivered to the applicant only. Passports are not on an authority letter.
Address of Passport office in Delhi
The Regional Passport Office, Delhi is located at: Trikoot - 3, HUDCO Building, Bhikaji Camaji Place, New Delhi.
Phone Numbers of Passport office in Delhi
The important phone numbers where the passport office can be contacted are 011-26160687 26174118. This passport office also has a grievance cell and the deputy passport officer can be contacted to address your grievances or complaints.
Data check and status of your passport application can be checked at the RPO, Delhi official site http://passport.gov.in/delhi.html