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Press Release on Global Passport Seva Programme

Posted on: February 27, 2019 | Back | Print

Embassy of India,
Muscat
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PRESS RELEASE
Global Passport Seva Programme

Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has initiated integration of Passport Seva Programme at Indian Embassies and Consulates across the globe. As part of worldwide implementation of Passport Seva System, Embassy of India, Muscat, Oman, in accordance to Govt. of India’s policy of digitalization, has rolled out the Global Passport Seva Programme for the Indian Diaspora living in Oman.

2.       The new system will help in easy and convenient application submission process, will usher in standardization, digital overhauling, end to end status tracking and help make passport services more accessible and user friendly.

3.       Indian citizens living in the jurisdiction of Embassy of India, Muscat are advised to fill online application through the portal https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in with effect from 3rd March, 2019. Current system of passport application submission will be concurrently available till 10th March, 2019.
Thereafter, the application needs to be completed through the new online mode. Procedure to fill online application is as follows:-

  1. Applicants are required to do online registration at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in (Passport Seva at Indian Embassies and Consulates) and create an USER ID.
  2. Login using the newly created USER ID and fill in the user friendly application form online at the same portal.
  3. After submitting the form online, take a print out of the application.
  4. Affix photo at the designated place. Signatures are required in designated place before submission to the BLS International Services LLC, Oman or its collection centres as per the list given in Indian Embassy & BLS International website.
  5. All required documents should also be submitted along with the application form at BLS centre.

4.       This will ensure speedy and hassle free functioning of the Passport services in future for the Indian citizens in Oman. For further assistance, the applicants may contact BLS International Services LLC, Oman.

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Muscat, 27th February, 2019