Passport Services - Issues Faced

With this post we would like to seek your inputs on the various issues faced by you when it comes to obtaining a new passport or getting a renewal done. These issues could be appointment delays, change of name issues, resolution by regional passport officer, police verification or arrival of final passport

We encourage all who have had an experience in last 2 years including NRIs at Indian Consulates abroad to share their inputs!

Once we understand the issues, we will have a follow on discussion and the final output will be shared with External Affairs Ministry to implement the recommendations.

We look forward to your inputs! more  

View all 110 comments Below 110 comments
The servicing in most consulates are good and reasonable, except in Middle east, due to higher population, Indian consulate have outsourced the services, adding high cost to the services due to agency fees of outsourced agencies, which must be looked into
Also the major issue in passport issue in India is Police verification and corruption involved therein. which is very rampant and high, which need to be checked more  
While my recent experience has been very good, there is still many aspects that can be streamlined to reduce waiting time and increase efficiency. Any external requirements like Police verification should be done before the applicant is asked to come to PP office for some of the requirements.Once the national Crime records are integrated, even finger print verification can be done at the Issuing office before PP is issued. more  
The process of issue or renewal of passport got stream lined through Passport Seva Kendra (PSK).
However only irritant is Police Verification for which 3 weeks time is given. It is suggested that an all India criminal database should be made available to PSK to do the verification of antecedents of the applicant. more  
from indian consulate ,issued passport have not any problem more  
The Passport Office in Malappuram collecting Rs 400/- as additional charges (no receipt). it is over the fees of 1500 paid online for new passport. when asked not explained well. it should have told when applying online that additional so much to be paid at the passport office, then people can keep it in hand, please look in to it, thanks more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • All politicians of India will be BJP members soon?

      As all new passports will not have lotus instead of lion on top! India’s national flower `Lotus’ has found its place in the new passports being printed and now being issued s...

      By Aditya Sharma
      /
    • Solution for Cross Border Imports via eCommerce channel

      Many of you are familiar with how LocalCircles in last 12 months has worked with various departments of the Government to stop misuse of India's postal and courier gift channel by Chinese ecommerce...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • All about Citizen Amendment Bill

      The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill or CAB, which grants Indian citizenship to the non-Muslims of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The Citizenship (Ame...

      By Swati M
      /
    • Senior Citizen Reform

      Those who intentionally abuse their parents or senior citizens under their care or abandon them may be sentenced to 6 months' imprisonment, according to a bill introduced in LokSabha today. ...

      By Harsimran Kaur
      /
    • What issues are Startups/SMEs facing with Government?

      LocalCircles is conducting its annual startup/sme survey which serves as input to the budget of the Central Government. With this post, we would like to seek your inputs on various issues you as a ...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Prices of Vegetables: Inputs Sought on actions

      The prices of onions and many vegetables has seen a sharp rise in the last couple of months. Some time back, you participated in the LocalCircles Mood of the Consumer survey below which indicated a...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Budget 2020: What should the Government do?

      As India struggles with economic slowdown, air pollution, depleting ground water, women safety, high vegetable prices and lack of jobs, we seek your super specific inputs on what should be done in ...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Govt wants access to aggregate data of citizens held with private companies

      Many of you know LocalCircles, based on feedback of entrepreneurs on the platform raised the issue about Government not having full access to anonymised data of citizens shared by them with busines...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Boosting Consumer Spending via Budget 2020: Inputs Sought

      It is clear by now that a consumer spending boost is critical for India to come out of the economic slowdownOne of the ways, the Government can enable this is by providing a personal tax ...

      By LocalCircles Manager
      /
    • Data Protection Bill

      Local Circles - looks like the data protection bill is out and I am attaching it. and many of the privacy requirements raised by the circles are part of it. However, if you read page 37 of it, it g...

      By Vishal Khanna
      /
    • Budget 2020: What should the Government do

      01. Increase Capital Gain Tax Exemption Limit from Rs. 1 lac to Rs. 5 lac. 02. Make all PSUs to function in such a way that all PSUs should pay at least a reasonable DIVIDEND to the share hold...

      By Gangadhar K
      /
Share
Enter your email & mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

Please select a Circle that you want people to invite to.
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)