Tatkal Scheme


OUT OF TURN ISSUE OF PASSPORT UNDER TATKAAL SCHEME :

If an applicant desires to obtain his passport under the Tatkal Scheme, a Verification Certificate and Standard Affidavit should be submitted along with the TATKAAL fee. The Passport Issuing Authority shall retain the right to verify in writing the authenticity of the Verification Certificate from the official who has issued it. All applicants seeking a passport out of turn under the TATKAAL Scheme are advised to submit their application, documentation and fee as specified below. No proof of urgency is required for Out-of-Turn issue of passport. Post Police Verification shall be done in respect of all passports issued under the Tatkal Scheme.

The applicant also has the option to obtain a passport under Tatkal Scheme on submission of three documents from the Fourteen documents as mentioned below, provided one of the three documents is a photo identity document and at least one of the three is amongst the documents indicated at (a) to (i) and a Standard Affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper duly attested by a Notary :

  • Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC);
  • Service Photo Identity Card issued by State/Central Government, Public Sector Undertakings, local bodies or Public Limited Companies;
  • SC/ST/ OBC Certificates;
  • Freedom Fighter Identity Cards
  • Arms Licenses
  • Property Documents such as Pattas, Registered Deeds etc
  • Rations Cards
  • Pension Documents such as ex-servicemen's Pension Book/Pension Payment order, ex-servicemen's Widow/Dependent Certificates, Old Age Pension Order, Widow Pension Order
  • Railway Identity Cards
  • Income Tax Identity (PAN) Cards;
  • Bank/ Kisan/Post Office Passbooks
  • Student Photo Identity Cards issued by Recognized Educational Institutions
  • Driving Licenses
  • Birth Certificates issued under the RBD Act
  • Gas Connection Bill

(All above documents to be produced in original along with self-attested copies)

For issue of passports to owner, partners and directors of Companies which are members of CII, FICCI & ASSOCHAM, the applicants have to submit Verification Certificate along with Standard Affidavit .

In case an applicant is in possession of a Verification Certificate (VC) and or three (3) documents as mentioned in para (B) but does not wish to pay the additional fees as required under Tatkaal, he/she will be issued passport on post- police verification basis in the normal course.

CASES OF LOST/DAMAGED PASSPORTS : The applicant has to fill the passport application form and submit the same along with following deeds :

  • FIR in original
  • First and last four pages of old passport
  • If there is any change in address, proof of address