How to change your address in Passport Online: Follow these steps

Is it necessary to change the passport address? You can do it online, directly through the Passport Seva portal. It allows you to request a reissue of your passport with the new address. You can follow the process outlined below if you have moved to a new address or have plans to change your current address to a new one. After requesting a reissue to change your address, you will get your passport with a unique number registered for your updated address.

How to change the address in your passport online

Before starting the steps you need to follow to change the address in your passport online, it is important to note that you should have ready some of your documents that will be requested when visiting Seva Kendra Passport (PSK). The Seva passport portal has detailed the list of documents required. In addition, payment of a certain fee is also necessary to request a passport reissue. It varies according to the age of the applicant and the reason for the reissue, among others. You can check the exact amount of the fee. You must pay by going to the Passport Seva portal.

How to change the address in your passport online

Before starting with the steps you need to take to change the address in your passport online, it is important to note that you should have ready some of your documents that will be requested when visiting your Seva Kendra Passport (PSK). The Passport Seva portal has detailed the list of documents required. In addition, payment of a certain fee is also necessary to request a passport reissue. It varies according to the age of the applicant and the reason for the reissue, among others. You can check the exact amount of the fee. You must pay by going to the Passport Seva portal. Follow this steps to change the passport address online.

  1. Enter your details accurately and select the passport office you can visit.
  2. Type the CAPTCHA characters and then click the Check-in button.
  3. Now, log in to the Passport Seva Portal with your registered login ID.
  4. Please select Apply for a new passport/passport reissue Applicant’s home web page option.
  5. Choose the second option from the list that has the Click here to complete the online application form option.
  6. Now, enter details like application type and passport brochure type.
  7. Click on the Next button.
  8. Now select the View saved/sent apps option.
  9. Click on the Pay and schedule an appointment link to pay the reissue fee and schedule your appointment.
  10. Please select Pay online. It can be used to receive payment via internet banking or credit or debit card. You can also use the Challan payment option if you don’t have an online payment option ready.
  11. Now press the next button.
  12. You will now be asked to choose a PSK location and then print the application receipt.

Once you receive the receipt, you must visit the Passport Seva Kendra or regional passport office where the appointment has been booked. Bring your original documents along with the application receipt. You do not need to bring the physical application receipt to display the SMS message you received on your phone after taking the online appointment.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the government has made it mandatory for applicants visiting a passport office to follow certain guidelines. These include wearing a mask, carrying a disinfectant, and using the Aarogya Setu app on your phone. In addition, you will also need to follow social distancing rules during your visit.

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