JurisdictionWhat is the jurisdiction (area) of Passport Office, Shimla?
The jurisdiction of PO
Shimla extends over the entire State of Himachal Pradesh.We provide passport
all applicant who can produce proof of residence of Himachal Pradesh. The Jurisdiction of Passport Office Shimla
caters to twelve districts viz Shimla, Kangra, Chamba, Kullu, Sirmour, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Mandi, Lahaul and Spiti,
Kinnaur, Solan, Una.
In the case of students
enrolled in Educational Institutions in Himachal Pradesh,a Certificate
from the concerned
institution on institutions letter head pad with proof of bank account will suffice to got passport issued from Passport
We suggest that applicants from the Shimla region submit their applications at Passport Office Shimla. This will help
us to reduce congestion at our premises and provide better services to tatkaal applicants and those who come from
far away districts.
applicants from the districts are advised to submit their applications wherever
possible through the District
Passport Cells, in order to avoid long journeys to Shimla.
Details of the district passport cells are available on our website.
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