Passport Office in PrayagrajWith the growing demand of foreign education and onsite job opportunities, the possession of passport has become a mandatory clause. Millions of citizens across the country apply for passport to avail the
opportunities outside the country in terms of education, career opportunities or travel. Like all other cities, Allahabad also has a huge demand for passport application and it has increased too as per a media report dated February 11, 2009. It clearly states that the spirit of flying abroad has not been dampened in the Sangam City and increased by 30% in comparison to its previous years, which resulted into a huge rush at the District Passport Cell, Allahabad and Regional Passport Office Lucknow. In such a scenario it is very important to have an easier process of passport application and issuance.
For the people of Allahabad there are two ways of applying for a passport, one is through online application and the other is through District Passport Cell Allahabad. The Regional Passport Offices
are promoting the District Passport Cells so that people need not to travel long distances for submission of passport and the process can be made faster. The DPC or the District Passport Cell is located the office of District Magistrate where the designated employees of DPC counter collect the application forms, do the initial checking, documentation verification, collect the fees in form of demand draft and give the acknowledgement for the same. The file then gets submitted at the Regional Passport Office Lucknow and the rest of the process completed by issuing of passport is done from here only.
Regional Passport Office Allahabad
Allahabad does not have any Regional Passport office in the city as the area comes under the jurisdiction of Regional Passport Office Lucknow. Established in 1956, the passport office has 48 districts under its jurisdiction from central and eastern Uttar Pradesh. Almost 2,000 applications get deposited in this office each day and around 1500 applications get issuance per day. The new office building at Vipin Khand Gomti Nagar covers an area of 30,000 sqft with modern facilities and provides an ideal atmosphere for smooth functioning of the Office. It may be noted that Tatkal application of passport or re-issuance of passport cannot be done from the local DPC in Allahabad and for those requirements the applicant needs to visit the Regional Passport Office Lucknow directly. Experienced and trained professionals are present in this office who deals with complex situations like lost passport or incorrect passport issued.
Lucknow Passport Seva Kendra Address
Regional Passport Office Complex
(Behind RBI) Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow- 226010
Telephone: + 91-522-2305130
Fax: + 91-522-2305129
Complaints: 0495 – 2766924, 2766864, 2766915, 2766925
Passport Renewal Allahabad
Passport Renewal is an important activity for every passport holder citizen as all passports are issued only for a limited period. For the people of Allahabad, the passport renewal cannot be done from the District Passport Cell and they need to visit the Regional Passport Office Lucknow. There is an exclusive desk for this issue and experienced and efficient Officers help on this matter. With effective communication the required formalities are completed and the tracking of the status can be done through online portal. Even the official site of Allahabad has a link for the passport status inquiry.
It is a myth that application of passport can be a hindrance since today a huge number of infrastructural benefits are present for faster processing and clear procedures. One can remain updated about the status of the passport at every moment through online tracking. If the exact requirements in terms of filling application, proper documentation and correct police verification are done then having a passport is a matter of few days even in those places where Passport Seva Kendra branches are not present.
Passport Agents in Allahabad
Just like District Passport Cell, online passport applications are also promoted by the Regional Passport Office. This in fact can reduce the pressure at the counters to a huge level if the proper process of application is understood by the applicants. To facilitate this mode of application in a correct way the Regional Passport Office, Lucknow has authorized agents from particular city to serve the interested applicants with correct information and process of filling up application and documentation online against of a nominal charge. Allahabad also has few authorized passport agents who have been properly trained by officers of RPO, Lucknow to help people with online application. Few of the online passport agents present in Allahabad are:
Sahista Computers Sales and Service, Tours and Travels
Shop No-U 11, Sangam Palace
Near Umang Saree
Allahabad City, Allahabad - 211003
Phone: 9651317786, 9235656666
Skylite Tours and Travels
11/15, Shop No 1, Haji Yaseen Market, Sultanpur Bawa
Allahabad City, Allahabad - 211003
Phone: 9389346300, 0532 2560309