Special passport mela in Vellore, Cuddalore

By NT Bureau Published on Jun 25, 2018 03:42 PM IST

Chennai: The Regional Passport Office, Chennai, will be organising a specil passport mela on 30 June (Saturday) in Vellore and Cuddalore.

According to a press release, the mela will happen on that day at Post Office Passport Seva Kendras in Vellore and Cuddalore.

This is being done with an objective to meet the public demand and to facilitate submission of applications for the frequent travellers due to extended time in getting appointments.

Post Office Passport Seva Kendra at Vellore and Cuddalore will function on Saturday like any other normal working day and accept applications as per time slots allotted to the applicants.

Approximately 170 applicants are expected to be benefitted from this mela.

To participate in this passport mela, all applicants have to log on to the official website ‘www.passportindia.gov.in’, register on-line, generate ‘ARN’ (Application Registration Number), and pay online fees and then take appointment.

Applicants participating in the mela should bring the print-out of ARN with appointment details, to the POPSK along with the requisite documents in originals, plus one set of self attested photocopies. Applications under Fresh and Re-issue categories only will be accepted.

The appointments will be released on 27 June 2018 (Wednesday) at 2:30pm for the mela to take place on Saturday.

On the day of mela, applications will be accepted only as per the time slot allotted to them.

Applicantions for PCCs, walk-ins including on-Hold and refused tokens will not be entertained during the mela.