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No More Token System in Passport Office – Applications Can be Submitted Directly

By HIOC Team

20 Aug 11: Now the applicants of passport are not required to stand in long queues to submit their application form as the Regional Passport Office (RPO) in the city is taking off the token system, allowing the applicants to directly submit their applications at the respective counters by showing valid bonafide proofs. The... »

Fake Documents for Passports Under Tatkal Scheme Increasing

By HIOC Team

20 Aug 11: The Regional Passport Office (RPO) has temporarily suspended all the applications submitted under the Tatkal scheme citing the reason that most of the applicants are submitting fake documents to get their passports. The officials have warned of taking criminal action against those applicants. The police department has complained of many applicants... »

City Police Request Passport Holders to Check Their Passport Details Regularly

By HIOC Team

7 Jun 11: The Hyderabad city police has requested passport holders to check their passport details before hand, such as, expiry date, errors in names, leaves and condition of their passport, to avoid last minute rush in gaining verification certificates to secure new passports. The police said that the request for verification of passport... »

Three New Passport Kendras in the City

By HIOC Team

11 April 2011: Seven new Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) are being set up in the state, three in the city and the remaining four, each one in Nizamabad, Tirupathi, Vishakapatnam and Vijayawada to ease the flow of passport applications. Regional Passport Office (RPO), in Hyderabad, has identified three properties in the city, which will... »

Now Passport Applicants can know their Verification Status through IVRS

By HIOC Team

09 April 2011: IVRS or Interactive Voice response System was launched at Passport verification cell (near Imax Theatre) to communicate about the police verification status through a call or a SMS. It is round-the-clock service. Passport applicants can dial or send SMS to the number 55352 to know the status. This service can be... »

Passport Authorities Not Accepting POA as Valid Identity

By HIOC Team

According to officials of Regional Passport Office, Proof of Address card (POA), cannot be accepted as a valid identity for getting a passport, unless orders are issued by Ministry of External Affairs. This announcement had dampened the spirits of many passport applicants. As of now, the officials in the passport office are considering only... »

Hope for Pending Passport Applicants

By HIOC Team

As a part of clearance drive, the Ministry of External Affairs, has announced a special ‘Adalat’ in the premises of Secunderabad Regional Passport Office (RPO) on January 8th, from 10.30 am. The applicants who have applied for passport during July 1st 2009 and June 30th 2010 are only required to attend the Adalat. The... »

People can Track Passport with the Facility of Barcode Numbers

By HIOC Team

The Department of Posts and the External Affairs Ministry is planning to provide barcode numbers for the speed post. Generally, passports are dispatched through speed post to the citizens. If barcode system is implemented for speed post, the individuals can track their passport online after dispatch of the passports from the postal department. Presently,... »

Special Drive of RPO to Improve the Output

By HIOC Team

According to the press release by Regional Passport Office (RPO), the overall output has been increased by 17% during January and June. Out of 2,25,483 applications which were received including the miscellaneous services, 1,37,075 passports were issued and 26,764 miscellaneous services were also rendered. The passports which were issued under tatkal are 28,839 and... »

Regional Passport Office Authorizes Agents To Receive Passport Application

By correspondent

The regional passport Office has given authority to 96 agents for receiving applications for police clearance certificate and also for other miscellaneous services. There are lakhs of applications which are under pending so the office decided to outsource receiving few applications to agents. Each agent will be made to receive four applications for police... »

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