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Application will be accepted as per the token given at the reception of the Passport Office, Bhubaneswar between 9.30 am to 10.30 am. The date and time printed on the application should be ignored.
***However Applicants approaching the Passport Office on the Date and Time of appointment can deposit their applications directly without having to obtain token.***
For fresh/Reissue/Lost and Damaged Passport Applications,Register Online(Form 1); Form 2 is downloadable- to be filled up manually.
Passport Office, Bhubaneswar was set up in 1979 to provide passport service to the people residing in Orissa..It caters to 30 districts viz Anugul, Balasore, Bolangir, Bhadrak, Baragarh, Boudh, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Deogarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Khurda, Kendrapada, Koraput, Kandhamala, Keonjhar, Kalahandi, Mayurbhanj, Malkangiri, Nayagarh, Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Puri, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Subarnapur. With the functioning of the office, thousands of people of the state have been able to obtain passport to go abroad for employment, studies, business, attending meetings, seminars, sports, medical treatments etc. The number of passport seekers have grown steadily to 50,000 in the year 2010 from few hundreds in 1979.
Passport Office, Bhubaneswar is located at A-119 Unit-VIII, Nayapalli Bhubaneswar, Odisha-751012. Bhubaneswar is the Capital City of Orissa state and is also know as temple city. The passport office is situated infront of CBI Office and is about 1 km. from C.R.P Square.
Districts Under Jurisdiction of Passport Office, Bhubaneswar
Name of PIA / Officer Designation Smt. Padma Mahanti Passport Officer Shri. A.K Banerjee A.P.O Shri. G.C. Das P.G.O Shri Manoj Kumar Mishra Superintendent Shri A.K Ray Superintendent Shri A.K Pattnaik Superintendent
Office Timings (Monday to Friday)
|One can apply on-line and can submit the application form at Passport Office Bhubaneswar OR at DM office of the District (DPC) OR at Speed Post Centres of the city.|
M/S Konark Travels and M/S Swosti Travels are only authorised travel agents for General Passport applicants. No travel agent has been authorised under tatkal scheme.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding Passport Rules and Regulations
Ans. It is up to you to change the address. It is always better if your passport indicates your current address. For this purpose, you need to fill up form-II and submit it along with valid proof of your residential address at Passport Office of the area of where you reside.
My Passport has been
issued by one Passport Office. Can
I apply for services in another
Question 3. I don’t have ECNR stamp in my Passport. Can I get it on the basis of my provisional matriculation or above certificate issued by the University/Board concerned?
Ans. We are no longer affixing ECNR stamp in passports. In fact it is not even printed in the new passport booklets. Currently, only ECR stamp is being put in passports if applicant is not eligible for ECNR. However, you are entitled to ECNR status if you possess qualification of Matriculation or above. Even you can get ECNR status on the basis of provisional matriculation certificate if the mark sheets of all semesters of your course are available with you.
Question 4. I have downloaded the application form from your website. Can I fill it up & submit? Ans. Yes.
Question 5. I have downloaded the application form for passport from the website. However in the column where specimen signatures of the applicant are required it says put the signatures also on the stickers option, which is not available on the net. What should I do in this case.
Ans. In this case, you need to put your signatures only below column 19 of the application form.
Question 6. Is Identity Certificate mandatory for State/Central Government/PSU employees?
Ans. Yes. Identity Certificate (Annexure-"B") issued by the competent authority in prescribed Performa is a must for these employees for getting their passports, without police verification.
Question 7. I am working in ICICI Bank? Am I required to furnish the Identity Certificate? Ans. Only those persons working in companies, which are owned by the State/Central Governments, need to submit “Identity Certificates”. Employees of Private Banks are not required to submit “Identity Certificates” for getting passports.
I got my passport 2
years ago. I got married recently. Should I include my spouse’s name in
passport? If so, what is the procedure?
It is better to include your
spouse’s name in your passport. For
this, please file up Form No.II(EAP-II) form and
submit it along with marriage certificate,
photocopy of spouse’s passport (if she has one) and proof of stay (if the
present address is different from the one in the passport). Note : The procedure is
the same if one wants to include her husband’s name in the passport.
Question 9. I have a one-month-old baby? Does the baby require a separate passport Or his/her name can be endorsed in one of the parents’ passport?
Endorsement of child’s name in parents’ passports is not allowed
anymore. As per the amended law, minors should have
Question 10. In case of a minor child passport, whose father is abroad, whether consent is to be obtained to apply for a passport? If so, what is the procedure?
Ans. Yes. Consent of the spouse, who is abroad, is required for submitting the application. It
should be in the form of a Sworn Affidavit duly attested by the Indian
Ans.Passports are Re-issued after the expiry of their 10-year validity period.If you had been issued a Short Validity Passport (i.e. a passport of validity less than 10 years) apply for renewal to extend the normal validity of the existing passport to 10 years. In the case of Re-issue of passport a normal fee of Rs.1000/- will be charged whereas for extending the validity (renewal) no fee is charged.
Question 12.My passport expired 4 years ago. Can I renew it? What is the procedure
Question 13. I am a student staying away from my parents. Where do I apply for
passport and what proof
of residence shall I have to furnish?
For instance, if you are a student staying in
CUTTACK (which is under Jurisdiction of Passport Office, Bhubaneswar) and your parents are staying in
KORAPUT which also falls under the jurisdiction of RPO Bhubaneswar. You
can apply at RPO, Bhubaneswar. For this purpose, along with your form you have to
provide four Personal Particulars forms. Please also indicate your hostel
address/the place where you are staying in Cuttack as present address and your parent’s address as Permanent address.
Question 14. I am a salaried person and Income tax is deducted from salary. What are the documents I need to submit for ECNR status?Ans. Form 16(a) for the last 3 years along with copies of acknowledgement of your returns.
Question 15. I shifted to Delhi 7 months back from
I have to apply for a
passport. As per instructions, one should have stayed for atleast one year at a
given address. Can I apply for a passport at Passport Office, Delhi? If so,
please let me know the procedure.
Ans. Yes. You can apply at Passport Office, Delhi.
For this purpose, you have to submit proof of seven months’ stay in
Delhi and also mention the previous address in the application form for which you are
also required to submit 2 additional Personal Particulars forms along with the
Question 16. I have to travel to the UK next week on a company assignment. I don’t have passport. Can I get a new passport under the Tatkal Scheme? Ans. Yes. You can apply under Tatkal scheme and pay the additional Tatkal fee of Rs. 1,500, and a Verification Certificate (Annexure-F) along with Standard Affidavit (Annexure-I).
Question 17. What documents are required when there is a change in name on account of Divorce.
Ans. (i) Divorce deed duly authenticated by Court and (ii) Deed Poll or Sworn Affidavit as per specimen in Annexure –D given in the Passport Information booklet attached to the application.
Question. 18. Is
it mandatory to submit Birth Certificate in cases of those who are born on or
Question 19. In a case of Muslim passport holder, whether entry of second wife name is allowed on passport.
Ans. Yes. But the entry of first wife name will remain intact if divorce is not obtained.
Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) Steps
Passport Office, Bhubaneswar was computerized by NATIONAL INFORMATICS CENTRE (Ministry of Information Technology) on 10th December, 2001.