Passport Under The Tatkal Scheme

Apply for Tatkal Passport:-

Passports can be now obtained under the Tatkaal Scheme without providing the Verification Certificate from a Gazetted Officer which was required earlier. The documents to be submitted for getting a passport under this Scheme have been notified vide G.S.R. 939(E) dated 16 December, 2019. Applicants may submit any three of the documents specified in the List of Acceptable Documents for obtaining passport under the Tatkaal Scheme. 

If the traveller requires a passport to be issued urgent basis, Ministry of External Affair has made arrangement for expedite process under “Tatkaal Scheme” The processing time under this scheme is lower compared to normal passport.

The documents required to be submitted are the same as the ones that are needed to be submitted if the application is filed under the normal scheme. It needs to be mentioned that no proof of urgency needs to be submitted by the applicant for issuance of out-of-turn passports under the Tatkaal scheme. Apart from that, another thing that applicants need to know is that police verification will be carried out after the passport is issued to the applicant under both the normal and Tatkaal scheme..