Regional Passport Office in Hyderabad was opened in 1976 after it was got separated into an office of its own identity to cater exclusively for the people of Andhra Pradesh. RPO, Hyderabad is the second biggest passport office after the Mumbai passport office. Having an area of 60,432 sq. ft., the premises of the regional passport office are located in Secundrabad.
Another branch of this passport office is situated in Vishakapatnam. The jurisdiction areas of the RPO Hyderabad located in Secundrabad include the following districts of Andhra Pradesh: Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Medak, Warangal,Ranga Reddy, Hyderabad, Nalgonda, Khammam, Mahaboob Nagangar, Krishna, Guntur, Kurnool, Prakasham, Ananthpur, Cuddapah, Nellore and Chitoor.
The jurisdiction areas of the RPO Hyderabad located in Vishakapatnam include: Sri Kakulam, Vizianagaram, Vishakhapatnam, East Godavari and West Godavari.
Functions of Hyderabad Passport Office
The passport applications can be submitted through direct submission and through agents who are authorized by the regional passport office in Hyderabad. Applications can also be submitted at passport application collection centers at Post Offices. E-Seva Centres in Hyderabad and Secunderabad allow online applications for passports.
Information on online forms and documents that are needed are given in detail on the official website of the Regional Passport Office of Hyderabad. Passport collection centers include the Speed Post Centers of Hyderabad GPO, Secundrabad HO, Khairtabad, Tirumalagiri and Kacheguda. Exclusive Passport Collection Centres are located in the post offices of Begumpet, Pattargatti and Jamia Osmania.
In addition to the issue of passports, many important miscellaneous services like change of address in passport, additional endorsement regarding Emigration Check Not Required, Police Clearance Certificate, inclusion of spouse' name etc. are also being taken care by this Regional Passport Office, Hyderabad.
Address of Passport office in Hyderabad
The main regional passport office in Hyderabad is located at Kummaraguda, Secunderabad- 500 003.
Phone Numbers of Passport office in Hyderabad
The important phone numbers where the passport office can be contacted are
040- 27704646, 27704747, 27704689.
The fax number of the RPO is 040 – 27705656 and in case of tele-enquiries, contact 040- 27708888. Grievances and complaints can be addressed to the Public Relation Officers in the office.
Data check and status of your passport application can be checked at the RPO, Hyderbad official site http://www.ap.nic.in/passport/