Special Mega Passport Mela at Rajouri on June 1st, 2nd

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, May 22: Regional Passport Office Jammu has decided to conduct a Special Mega Passport Mela in Post Office Passport Seva Kendra at Rajouri for all applicants especially Haj and Umrah pilgrimage and youth seeking employment abroad for two consecutive days on June 1st and 2nd, 2019.
In the appointment cycle and expedite the application process of Haj aspirants. As many as 70 applications per day would be processed during the mela.
Informing this NK Shill, RPO, Jammu has said that appointments for the Special Mela have already been opened and applicants who are desirous to avail this golden opportunity may start booking their slots. They need to submit the Passport Application Form online for ‘Fresh/Re-issue’ of passport under normal category and book prior appointment before visiting Passport Seva Kendra Jammu, he added.
Applicants may log on to the passport India website to fill and submit the application form online, make payment of passport fee online through debit/credit card or internet banking of SBI as mentioned on the website,” he informed.
The mela will be organized between 8:30 am to 5.00 pm on June 1 and 2 at Post Office Passport Seva Kendra Rajouri to scrutinize, verify essentials documents and process applications of local applicants only under the ‘normal’ or ‘re-issue’ category”. Appointments for the Passport Mela would be allotted by the system on first come first serve basis as per availability, he stated.
“Applicants who have booked appointments for the day are required to visit the Passport Office in person for application processing, biometrics (finger prints etc), capturing of photographs on the designated time and day of appointment. The applicants along with Appointment Reference Number and original documents (photocopies thereof) must visit the Passport Seva Kendra at Rajouri for having their passport applications processed”, the Passport Officer said, adding that for more details pertaining to passport services, passport India website www.passportindia.gov.in may be accessed or calls can be made to the national call centre toll free number (1800-258-1800).