Online Payment had made compulsory for scheduling appointments at the Passport Seva Kendra or passport offices. Online Payment can be made utilizing any one of the following modes like Credit or Debit Card through Visa & MasterCard. Through Internet Banking, you can pay but only possible through State Bank of India(SBI) & Associate Banks.
SBI Bank Challan
Candidates applying under the Tatkaal want to pay only the fee as relevant under Regular Section while making the Online Payment. The remaining fee as applicable for the Tatkaal would be payable in the Cash at Passport Seva Kendra or Passport Office earlier if Passport Officials accepted the application of Tatkaal.
Steps by step procedure to online payment and schedule an appointment
Please follow the guidelines posted below to schedule the appointment:
Step1: First visit official website. Click on the option “Schedule an appointment” to visit a page of appointment scheduling.
Step2: Mention the number of candidates who were are applying together
Step3: Choose the Service that you wish to avail & click on Submit
Step4: Enter all the details of the candidate & the visa category for which you desire to apply.
Step5: Hit the Continue button, to display the appointment schedule or calendar and available dates that had highlighted. Please note that has subjected to the availability at the time of the booking.
Step6: Select the chosen date & time then press submits button.
Step7: The site will review the requested appointments. Click on the close if you want to restart or change the details else then click on the proceed for payment.
Step8. Enter the details of requested card & confirm the payment. Once the payment has approved the appointment approval letter would be ready for downloading & print.
Note:If the payment has failed, a new appointment could be scheduled after one hour.
Step9. Now you can print the appointment letter on a bright paper & carry it to the Application Centre on the due date 10 minutes before the scheduled time along with the application package.
Step10. All payments for passport fees & services want to pay in cash at the date of passport application.
Scheduling appointments at the Passport office
You may request for fixing an appointment in the passport Centre with the original passport between 9 AM to 1 PM.
Please note that the service charges would get relinquished in the following situations & a new appointment would have to be scheduled
1. If you miss the appointment on a scheduled date.
2. If you had delayed for the appointment, applications are allowed only until 1 PM.
3. If the application is inadequate & the application cannot be received
Rescheduling the appointment:
You are permitted to reschedule the appointment twice utilizing the Reschedule link on that page. Rescheduling is granted only up to two working days before the initial scheduled date of the appointment.
An additional change in the date had considered as the fresh appointment, as well as new payment and booking will be needed.
Canceling an appointment:
Appointments can be canceled up to two days before the scheduled date by the Cancel Appointment link on that page.
The service charges will have relinquished if the appointment has canceled.
To pay utilizing the Challan
Step 1. Create and print the SBI Bank Challan by the Pay using Challan option.
Step 2. Submit a Challan with registered application fee at your nearest branch of SBI after at least 3 hours of a creation of Challan.
Step 3. Payment would consider after two working days of paying the fee in the branch of SBI. Then click the Status of Track Payment link to Track the Status of Payment.
Step 4. If Status of Payment has represented as Success, click the link of Schedule Appointment to schedule the appointment.
Step 5. Choose the Appointment Allowance i.e. Tatkaal Quota or Normal Quota needed only for the Tatkaal ARN, choose the wanted Passport Seva Kendra, & click on the Book Appointment button. An appointment if available will be scheduled directly for the chosen Seva Kendra of Passport.
Step 6. Take the printout of an Application Receipt, & carry it with you while attending the Seva Kendra on a assigned appointment date or time.