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Passport Office Dehradun

How to Reach the Regional Passport Office of Dehradun and Other Details
The Passport Office of Dehradun came into functioning on 17th June 2008. The office caters to around 13 districts in the state of Uttarakhand. The districts covered include Dehradun, Haridwar, Almora, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Bageshwar, Udham Singh Nagar, Pithoragarh, Champawat, Pauri Garhwal, Nainital, Almora, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi and so on and so forth. The RPO ensures the legal passport services for citizens.

Address and Other Details:

The address of the passport office at Dehradun is 12 New Road, Aroma Hotel, near MKP Inter College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001. 

It is pretty easy to reach from main landmarks. You can contact the office at this number: 01352652165.


Jurisdiction:


Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli, Champawat, Dehradun, Haridwar, Nainital, Pauri Garhwal, Pithoragarh, Rudraprayag, Tehri Garhwal, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarkashi.


Things to Note About Indian Passports Issued at Dehradun RPO:

There are basically three types of passport services available. They are:
·         Issue of a fresh passport
·         Re-issue of a passport
·         Miscellaneous services.


When applying for a passport for the first time, you need to apply for the issue of a fresh passport. Make sure you do not own a passport of the applied category. Re-issuing of passports is done when you require another passport, in lieu of an existing one due to any of the said reasons:


v  A damaged passport.
v  Expiration of passport validity over 3 years prior.
v  Due to expiration within 3 years.
v  A lost passport.
v  Any changes in existing documented personal records or particulars.
v  Page exhaustion.
Miscellaneous services allow the issuing of PCC or Police Clearance Certificate.



The Three Kinds of Passports Issued:


The following three kinds of passports are allowed to be issued in the RPO Dehradun, India:

o   Ordinary Passport:

A passport with a blue cover, the ordinary passport is meant for Indian citizens for their business travels, vacations and so on. It consists of 36 or 60 pages. The validity remains for 10 years from the date of issue and can be renewed to be used for another 10 years.




o   Diplomatic Passport:

This passport that comes with a maroon cover is issued only to designated members of the judiciary, national governments, diplomats, statutory authorities, official public couriers and on and so forth, who have been particularly authorized by the government.

o   Official Passport:

The official passport comes with a grey cover and is issued only to designated non – gazette government officials who have been specially authorized by the government and are going abroad on the grounds of government business.

How to Reach the Passport Office from the Airport?

Ø  From the airport, head west for around 1 km and then turn right onto Airport Road, continue for another 950 metres.
Ø  Then turn right onto Dehradun – Rishikesh Road/ Rishikesh Road, and continue to follow Rishikesh Road for another 7.2 km.
Ø  Turn right onto NH7 and continue for another around 16 km.
Ø  Continue straight onto Ambala – Dehradun – Haridwar Road/ Ambala – Poanta Sahib – Herbertpur – Dehradun – Rishikesh National Hishway, and continue for another 2.8 km.
Ø  Turn right, and after 220 m, take another right turn at around 30m.
Ø  You will have reached your destination, the Regional Passport Office of Dehradun.
Keeping in mind general and usual traffic patterns, it will take a maximum of 45 minutes for you to reach the RPO from the Airport by a car.

How to Reach the Passport Office from the Railway Station?

The distance between the RPO and Dehradun Railway Station is just 1.6 km, and considering general traffic patterns, it will not take you more than 6 minutes to reach by car, and around 18 to 20 minutes if you walk. From Railway Colony Road, you should go to Tyagi Road. At Prince Chowk, take the third exit onto the highway, exit the roundabout, and after one left and one right turn, you will reach the RPO. Your destination will be on the right.

Passport Office Dehradun Address:

12, New Road, Aroma Hotel, Dehradun
Uttarakhand - 248001
Voice - 0135-2652165, 2652160
Fax - 0135-2652161
Email id - rpo.dehradun@mea.gov.in

In addition to festival holidays like Dussehra, Diwali, Holi, ID, Christmas, the office is on holiday on National holidays too like Republic Day(January 26), Independence Day(August 15) and Gandhi Jayanti(2nd October).


Link to check Passport Office Dehradun Passport status - http://passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/statusTracker/trackStatusInpNew





Hope you find this article Passport Office Dehradun useful for you.

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