Step by step guide to getting Passport easily in Mumbai .
1. First apply online for the appointment . Fill up the form online . Pay rs. 1500, online .
2. You will get the appointment within
20 days maximum.
3. Gather the documents like Birth certificate, Passing certificate, Pan , Aadhaar, and Live & licence agreement ( if you are staying in rented house. )
You will need both Original as well as Xerox for checking.
4. Please go 30 minutes before appointment time. Mostly your turn comes earlier than the appointment time.
I reached the passport office at 1.50 pm Went inside to wait for 2.15 pm slot.
It started at 2 pm . We went inside after showing the appointment receipt.
At the lobby type horizontal counter , an executive checked out Original as well as Xerox copies of documents , ie Pan , Aadhar , Birth certificate, Passing certificate ( ssc , graduation , any one is accepted. ).
If any document is missing, they ask to get it. He typed A 23 on my token receipt.
Within 5 minutes , I was called at Counter A : Dc counter. Another executive checked all documents. Both sets of original and Xerox . He scanned and saved all documents in computer. He Gave the Token number with N for Normal .
Clicked my photo , while i was sitting in opposite chair.
Took impressions / scans of Left hand's s , 4 fingers. Then Rhs 4 fingers , LHS thumb , Rhs thumb impression.
Two signs on token. Sent to B & C counters which are crowded.
There was CCD Tea / Coffee snacks counter , clean washrooms.
We had to wait here almost for an hour. They call the applicants in the lot of 20 to proceed towards B or C counter
At the B , C Counter again they check , tally your original documents with the scanned documents , which were sent from counter A .
Next they return all your Original as well as Xerox and tell you that you will receive a sms from Police department within 3 weeks for police verification.
I received the sms from Police within 3 days.
Pan , Aadhar , Birth certificate, Passing certificate are the only documents required