Press Esc to close
Monday 20 April 2015
News updated at 2:48 AM IST
Weather
Max: 33.4°C
Min : 21.6°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Android app for passport info, status

Bangalore, March 23, 2013, DHNS:

The Ministry of External Affairs has developed an android app for passport services called ‘mPassport Seva’.

According to the Ministry, the app will provide smartphone and tablet users with a variety of services such as passport application status tracking, locating the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) and general information on various steps involved in obtaining a Passport. “This will further enhance the citizen experience and help people in getting anytime-anywhere information on basic passport-related procedures and services,” a Ministry release stated.

The app is only available on Android OS 2.1 or later versions at the current time, although apps for the iOS and Windows platforms are expected to be available soon. The app can be downloaded at www.passportindia.gov.in and by selecting the appropriate link on the website.

Since it’s a non-market app, users will have to select ‘unknown sources’ in the application settings on Android, to allow the app to be installed.

Once the app is running, users have the option to track the status of their application, discover the nearest Passport Seva Kendra, district passport cell, missions abroad, police stations, use a fee calculator and obtain general information on how to apply for a passport.

Users can also track the status of their RTI applications through the application.
However, some information still needs to be loaded on to the app such as police stations for all districts.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Narendra Modi talking with BJP veteran LK Advani during 'Garib Kalyan Yojana',...

Narendra Modi talking with BJP veteran LK Advani during 'Garib Kalyan Yojana',...

A view of the Kedarnath Shrine before it reopens on April 24 for general public...

A view of the Kedarnath Shrine before it reopens on April 24 for general public...

Snowed down surroundings of Kedarnath Shrine before it reopens on April 24 for general public...

Snowed down surroundings of Kedarnath Shrine before it reopens on April 24 for general public...

Sania Mirza (C) with Prarthana G. Thombare (3rd from R) and other team members...

Sania Mirza (C) with Prarthana G. Thombare (3rd from R) and other team members...

VK Singh interacts with people rescued as part of Operation Raahat...

VK Singh interacts with people rescued as part of Operation Raahat...

Rahul Gandhi helps  Kiran Chaudhary off the stage after she stumbled and hurt herself...

Rahul Gandhi helps Kiran Chaudhary off the stage after she stumbled and hurt herself...

Sonia Gandhi talks to Rahul Gandhi on stage during the farmers rally...

Sonia Gandhi talks to Rahul Gandhi on stage during the farmers rally...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad during Prajapati Rajnitik Chetna Rally at Gandhi maidan in Patna...

RJD chief Lalu Prasad during Prajapati Rajnitik Chetna Rally at Gandhi maidan in Patna...

Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit at the Colors Leadership Awards 2015...

Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit at the Colors Leadership Awards 2015...

Young Buddhist Monks offer special prayers at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya...

Young Buddhist Monks offer special prayers at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523