Passport services are essential as they provide people with the avenue to travel abroad. Without a passport, it would be impossible to travel anywhere internationally. A passport not only serves to be an internationally recognised document, but it also holds prime importance as a document and every Indian should have a passport.

Earlier, the process to generate one’s passport was a tedious and time-consuming one. However, with the introduction and integration of digitisation, the process has gotten infinitely smoother, and people can now avail a passport with just a few clicks.

To provide this ease to Indians, the mPassport Seva or the Mobile Passport Seva has been designed; exclusively for Indians who are solely interested in availing a passport in the easiest manner possible. The process is simple as the website offers information about the following:

  • Passport location centres
  • Passport fees
  • Contact details
  • Passport application status
  • General information about the passport

Passport application for New Passport using the mPassport Seva

The app released by the Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) division offers the passport application form online. The process to apply is mentioned below:

  1. Download the mPassport app from the Android or iOS play store
  2. Open the app
  3. Click on the “New User Register” option
  4. Select the Passport office from the Dropdown menu
  5. Next, the applicant has to enter details like name, date of birth, email ID, etc
  6. Provide the unique login ID
  7. Set up a strong password
  8. Select a security question and answer it in order to retrieve the password if forgotten in the future
  9. Enter the captcha code and click on “Submit”
  10. On doing so, an email verification link the applicant will be redirected to a new webpage and asked to enter the login ID for confirmation
  11. Once the account is verified, the applicant is required to close the app and relaunch it
  12. The applicant is required to click on the “Existing User”
  13. To provide the login ID, password and the captcha code
  14. Thereafter, click on the “Apply for a fresh passport”
  15. Fill in the form and follow the steps mentioned in the app
  16. Make the necessary payment for the requisite app
  17. The final step is to fix an appointment to visit a Passport Seva Kendra for document verification

Features of the app

  • The app offers information about the several steps that are involved to acquire passport-related service
  • A user can easily search for a DPC or PSK. In fact, a citizen who is living overseas can also look for relevant details regarding the posts
  • For certain specific districts and states, a user can search for his or her respective police station for Police verification too
  • The app’s fee calculator option can also help a user to get information about the fee, service charges, and the submission code
  • A user can basically track his or her application status by entering the date of birth and file number. If the passport is dispatched, the app also offers an option to track the delivery status

This way, applying and tracking passport applications gets simpler with the mPassport app.


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