About Hyderabad Passport Office
The Hyderabad Passport Office was started in 1976. It was separated from the Passport Office in Madras in order to cater to the needs of the public of Andhra Pradesh. Initially, the Regional Passport Office in Hyderabad was functioning at a small scale. However, the growing work pressure led to an impressive increase in its staff strength and eventually it became the second largest office in India after Mumbai office.
Application procedure in Hyderabad Passport Office
If you want to make your passport, it will be better to have prior knowledge of the procedure that is required to be followed. You can submit your application directly at counters or take the help of an authorized agent. In case of direct submission, you need to visit the Passport Application Collection Center of your district such as Vijayawada and Tirupati. Or else, you can send your application via post office to the Passport Office in Hyderabad.
The application sent through the agents need the approval of IATA and TAAI. If there is any query regarding the status of the application, you can visit the passport collection centers during afternoon. For the convenience of the public, many E-Seva centers in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad have also been opened.
If you are opting for direct submission, you need to take care of following things:
- Self-attestation of all the documents
- Original documents to be presented at counter
- Once the copies of the documents are attested by officials, you can take them back
There are many passport collection centers in the city consisting of Speed Post Centers of Secundrabad HO, Hyderabad GPO, Tirumalagiri, Khairtabad and Kacheguda. You will also come across some of the exclusive centers that are situated in post offices of the areas like Jamia Osmania, Begumpet and Pattargatti. Besides, the applications can also be sent to the SP Office of any district.
Location of Hyderabad Passport Office
The Regional Passport Office of Hyderabad can be spotted at Kummaraguda in Secunderabad. The office is easily accessible from the airport and railway station of the city. From here, the bus stop is also easy to reach.
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Last Updated on : 17/08/2013