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Passport Office Madurai

Passport Office Madurai:

Madurai is an important city in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is the administrative headquarters of the Madurai District, and the state’s third largest city with respect to population. Madurai has recently been selected as a member of the 100 odd cities picked up under the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Smart City Project.

The Regional Passport Office at Madurai, Tamil Nadu had started its operation on 17th December 2007. It was opened to fulfil the mission of the Union Government’s Ministry of External Affairs that getting a passport should be made as easy as possible and available to the applicant with the least possible waiting time.  This, of course, is keeping in mind the various checks and security restrictions.

Every Indian citizen is entitled to get a passport, provided that he or she gets the clearance from the local police and IB. the procedure for applying for a passport has also become easier, with the online portal helping you out. Just log on to official website of the Regional Passport Office Madurai, and you can apply online.




Some Vital Information About The Passport Office, Madurai

Address                                              :           Bharathi Ula Veethi, Race Course Road,
Madurai, Tamil Nadu-625002
Contact Number                                 :           0452-2521205, 2521204, 2520795
Fax Number                                        :           0452-2522070
E mail ID                                            :           rpo.madurai@mea.gov.in
Name of the RPO                              :           Shri S. Manishwar Raja (Varies from time to time)

National Call
Centre/ IVRS                                      :           1800 – 258 – 1800
Citizen Service Executive Support     :           8AM to 10PM
IVRS Support                                     :           24 hours

Districts Covered By The Passport Office, Madurai


The districts of Tamil Nadu covered under the RPO Office, Madurai include:
·         Dindigul
·         Kanyakumari
·         Madurai City
·         Madurai Rural
·         Ramanathapuram
·         Sivaganga
·         Theni
·         Thoothukudi
·         Tirunelveli City
·         Tirunelveli Rural
·         Virudhunagar
In the year 2015, the total number of passport applications received was 2,58,777. The total number of passports issued and miscellaneous services rendered is 2,63,627.
Under the RPO, Madurai, there are two Passport Seva Kendra at:
Ø  PSK Madurai at Claret Plaza, Melakkal Main Road, Kochadai, Madurai
Ø  PSK Tirunelveli City, located at No. 13, South Bypass Road, Xavier Colony, Tirunelveli

Recent Developments in Passport Services, Government of India:

Over the last few years, the Union Government has undertaken many programmes so that the passport issuing services can be offered to the Indian citizens through the online portal, in a more comprehensive manner, without any delay or without any complaints from the public’s end. Together with the Madurai Office, there are 36 more passport offices spread all over India, as well as the Consulates and Embassies all over the world.

The passport is a very vital document required by any Indian to visit any other country as a tourist, a student, for working or for immigration. The passport is also the most important proof of your identity, as well as your address proof.

Tatkaal Services in Issuance of Passports:

Apart from the ordinary passport, you may apply for a passport in the Tatkaal service, if there is a matter of urgency. In this case, there are some applications where the police verification part is skipped and you can get the document within one working day, not taking into consideration the date of application of passport.

In other cases, where police verification is required after the issue of the passport, 3 working days are needed.

Easiest Way to Reach the Regional Passport Office, Madurai

From the nearest railway station of Madurai, it takes about 11 minutes to reach the passport office.
·         You have to head south on Ramasamy Naidu Street towards NH 85
·         After about 10 metres, turn left on to NH 85
·         Within 400 metres, turn left to stay on NH 85
·         After 700 metres you need to take another right turn to stay on the National Highway.
·         You have to continue straight past Sri Velavan Traders Private Limited on to Palam Station Road
·         After another 350 metres, go slightly to the left on to Tamukkam Main Road
·         After travelling 1.5 kilometres, you will reach a roundabout.
·         You need to take the third exit on to State Highway (SH) 72 or SH 72A
·         In 140 metres, turn left on to Alagar Kovil Main Road
·         In 500 metres, turn left on to 4th Street
·         You will reach RPO Madurai in 110 metres and the destination will be on your left.

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



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