Procedure for Applying Passport
There are four modes of submission of applications in Regional Passport Office, Hyderabad viz.
(a) Direct submission at counters & through authorised representatives of applicant
(b) Direct submission at the respective Passport Application Collection Centers viz., Vijayawada and Tirupati,
(c) by post, and
(d) through Travel Agents approved by IATA and TAAI. Normally public dealing is limited only in the forenoon i.e. from 9.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. Enquiries on status of passport applications can also be had in the afternoon in addition to forenoon meeting time.
When applying in person: all copies of documents have to be self-attested; all original documents to be produced at counter which could be taken back after attestation by counter officials
When applying through Post: Copies of documents attested by a Gazetted officer to be sent to Regional Passport Office, Hyderabad.Please do not send applications by post to Passport Application Collection Center.
For more details visit: http://www.ap.nic.in/passport/AboutUs.htm
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