Dispatch/ Delivery Of Passport

Is it necessary that the applicant collect the passport personally when it is ready for delivery at the Passport Office?

We insist that the applicant collect the passport personally at Passport Office Shimla.
Exceptions will be made only in medical cases, where members from the immediate family
will be permitted to collect the passport on the basis of an authorization letter.

What is the time specified for collection of passports?

Passports can be collected between 4:00 PM and  5:30 PM .on the first floor.

How is my passport delivered to me after it is issued?

     All Passports are sent by Speed post to the PRESENT address mentioned in the form

In case of Tatkaal and other urgent cases, passports may be delivered to the applicant at Passport Office,
especially for reissue cases. Applicants need to approach the Passport Officer for such requests.

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