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Old 8th February 2011, 11:12   #166
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I was going to submit an application for my passport reissue and was told Bangalore One does not accept the applications any more due to the sheer backlog numbe. Is this true?
For Renewing your Passport, now you book an online appointment and then go on the Appointed day to the nearest Passport Seva Kendra and submit the necessary documents and get it done. The Process is very clear and good.

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http://passportindia.gov.in/
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Old 8th February 2011, 14:13   #167
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if in Bangalore bangaloreone would be the best choice ,

I had done my renewals for the passport and applied for a new one in bangalore one ,

very prompt if you have all the documents ready .

i think there would not accpet renewals of passport which have a valid visa.

Also one applied you can track it on the net
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Applied for a tatkal passport yesterday at the Thane passport office. Unusual rush was witnessed and the verfying authorities were literally sweating even in the AC cabins. The verfying authority had some issues with my application esp the photo on the main page. Asked me to stick a new one with proper size. Met the Passport officer to expedite, he laughed when I said I want tatkal in tatkal service.
The depatch date was give as 17th Feb, I would probably receive it by 18th.

The old passport was returned back since it had a valid visa but nothing was done for the lamination peel off. When I enquired they said that the valid visa would be mentioned in the new passport but I need to carry the old passport along with the new one. The old passport has been stamped "Cancelled and returned".
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I did a renewal of my family's passports last week at PP Seva Kendra in ORR and I must say that experience has been excellent. Kudos to the authorities and TCS who make the process painless in spite of a large crowd. It took about 1.5 hrs for us to complete the whole process.
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I did a renewal of my family's passports last week at PP Seva Kendra in ORR and I must say that experience has been excellent. Kudos to the authorities and TCS who make the process painless in spite of a large crowd. It took about 1.5 hrs for us to complete the whole process.
Vasoo, Can you confirm if we need to take any photographs to the PSK ? Or do they take the snaps and the fingerprints thereitself ?

How soon should we reach the PSK before the appointment time ?

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Vasoo, Can you confirm if we need to take any photographs to the PSK ? Or do they take the snaps and the fingerprints thereitself ?

How soon should we reach the PSK before the appointment time ?

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You dont need to carry photographs. They will take photo and fingerprints in the first counter itself. Just take the documents as mentioned in the website and make sure you have at least two photostat copies of all of them, including your old passport, if any. Reaching about 10 mins before appointment is good enough.
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@ Vasoo, Thanks a ton for your information and help
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Applied for a tatkal passport yesterday at the Thane passport office. The depatch date was give as 17th Feb, I would probably receive it by 18th.
I tried to check the status of my passport application on the status page of the Thane passport office but the message comes as "The File no is either wrong or no information is available". Are Tatkal application's status are not displayed on the status page. Any ideas?
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I tried to check the status of my passport application on the status page of the Thane passport office but the message comes as "The File no is either wrong or no information is available". Are Tatkal application's status are not displayed on the status page. Any ideas?
Usually wait for a week time and the system will display the details.
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Usually wait for a week time and the system will display the details.
Boss, I have been promised the delivery of the passport after a week's time, when do I then check the status?

I applied on 9th feb, the receipt carries a comment that the passport will be despatched on 17th. Out of curiosity I wanted to see the status.
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Guys, I need your help on this one.

My mother was issued a passport which was valid for 20 years (12 years back). Her passport is still in the old style where all the particulars like name address etc were written by hand and then laminated. AFAIK, passports are now issued only for 10 years.

Recently when she travelled to Dubai she was made to wait for a while before leaving immigration in Bangalore Airport. Her passport had to be checked by a senior officer before she was passed. Apparently, such passports are not/will not be accepted. The same thing happened when she arrived in Bangalore. The immigration officer asked her to get her passport changed immediately after returning to Bangalore.

Has anybody faced this kind of situation? What do they mean by changing the passport? Does she have to renew her passport or get it re-issued? It is still valid for 8 years though.
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Guys, I need your help on this one.

My mother was issued a passport which was valid for 20 years (12 years back). Her passport is still in the old style where all the particulars like name address etc were written by hand and then laminated. AFAIK, passports are now issued only for 10 years.

Recently when she travelled to Dubai she was made to wait for a while before leaving immigration in Bangalore Airport. Her passport had to be checked by a senior officer before she was passed. Apparently, such passports are not/will not be accepted. The same thing happened when she arrived in Bangalore. The immigration officer asked her to get her passport changed immediately after returning to Bangalore.

Has anybody faced this kind of situation? What do they mean by changing the passport? Does she have to renew her passport or get it re-issued? It is still valid for 8 years though.
My mother also had a similar passport. You have to immediately apply for a re-issue. Traveling with that passport can attract many issues. Both passports should be clipped together.Any valid visas on the old passport will remain valid. See the link below

http://rpobangalore.gov.in/frm_validity_change.asp

Apparently Schengen countries and US has stopped accepting 20 yr passport as a valid travel document.

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My mother also had a similar passport. You have to immediately apply for a re-issue. Traveling with that passport can attract many issues. Both passports should be clipped together.Any valid visas on the old passport will remain valid. See the link below

RPO : Extension of Validity

Apparently Schengen countries and US has stopped accepting 20 yr passport as a valid travel document.
Thanks Vasoo. Any idea how long this procedure will take?
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Thanks Vasoo. Any idea how long this procedure will take?
Should be just like any other re-issue. If there is a change of address, then it may take longer due to PV. Else you should get it done in about 2 weeks for Normal processing.
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I want to renew my passport. But the problem is I am based out of Calcutta now and the passport was issued in Hyderabad. Is it necessary that I have to physically visit Hyd to get it renewed?

I called an agent here in Calcutta and he clearly told me that it cannot be renewed through Cal passport office. Can anyone guide me on this? I have an upcoming travel in April 1st week and I have to get the renewed passport by then
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