MEA Eases Passport Document Verification – Use DigiLocker App

Recently Ministry of External Affairs of India made an important announcement for document verification when you are applying for a passport. The updated measures will dispense applicants with the physical document verification process.

Applicants do not need to carry the original documents as well as self-attested copies for the document verification. The new initiatives will even speed up the process of getting a Passport early as passport officials will not have to verify and scan all documents personally.

Applicants can upload the following documents on DigiLocker Application (android & app store) to accelerate the process of getting a new passport.

  1. Aadhar Card
  2. Driving License
  3. Voter ID Card
  4. Pan verification Record
  5. Issue of Arm License
  6. Birth Certificate
  7. Caste Certificate
  8. Ration Card
  9. Pension Certificate
  10. Insurance Policy Certificate-Life
  11. Class 10th Passing certificate
  12. Electricity Bill

Indians are marching everyday towards digitalization and this initiative will encourage new generations. Regional Passport Officer, Wren Mishra shared this information with the television audience. According to Report, over 5.50 crore users are already registered on DigiLocker App.

Even RPO Ahmedabad shared this update on official Twitter account: