Foreign travel accelerates after two years: 350 applications per day for getting a passport in pre-Kovid, applicants for Tatkal increased 4 times

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There has been a sudden increase of 50% in the number of people going abroad from Jharkhand after two years of the Corona period. In pre-Kovid, where more than 350 applications were received daily for getting a passport, now this number has reached close to 700. The largest number of travelers going abroad are students and laborers. The number of people visiting the family has also increased.

According to the Passport Office, Ranchi, there has been a four-fold increase in the number of Tatkal passport holders. Earlier in pre-covid, where 20 people were booking slots for Tatkal passport, now 80 people are booking slots. Tatkal passport is provided to him when a person needs to go abroad at the earliest. Seeing the necessity, the passport office makes it available in 3-4 days.

RPO said – mostly people in the age group of 20-30 are getting passports

Regional Passport Officer (RPO) Subrata Shaha said that after the Kovid period, people are getting passports made for many reasons. Applicants include family visitors, students, businessmen and laborers. The largest number is of students. Most of the people are getting passport for Arab country for wages. At the same time, the number of people in the age group of 20 to 30 is more in the queue for making passports.

Passports being sent from office to 500 applicants daily:

During the lockdown, the number of applicants every day during the online service had come down to 50. Some days even 10 applications were not being made. The number of applications has already increased by 50 percent as soon as the office opens. Now about 700 applications are coming for passport from all over the state. Every day passports are being sent to around 500 applicants across the state.

make passport online like this

Login to Submit online resume. 1500 will have to be paid online. After that book the slot. You have to visit the passport office on the slot date.

On this day you will also have to give original and photocopies of the submitted documents. After this your thumb impression will be captured by biometric. Police verification will be done on the next day itself. Passport will be available to you after 16 days.

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