Passport services: Very easy! Now, use this app to submit your documents online
If you are planning to apply for passport or related services and worried about missing out on original documents or misplacing them, this government initiative helps you save the trouble.
Yes, now you need not carry any document and produce it on paperless mode. DigiLocker has been enabled to support passport. Now, you need not carry any document and use the DigiLocker platform to furnish the required documents, when asked.
What is this scheme?
No need to carry original documents
“With the launch of this new scheme, applicants applying for passport services can provide link to their specific documents uploaded in the DigiLocker. This would enable citizens to submit various documents required for Passport Services through DigiLocker in a paperless mode. They are not required to carry the original documents,” the MEA said in a statement. Source: Reuters
Passport Seva Programme
"In the upcoming Passport Seva Programme V2.0, the use of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Chat-Bot, Analytics, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), etc. will help ease the citizen experience and expeditious service delivery," the ministry added. Source: Reuters