The Passport Office, Visakhapatnam was opened in January, 1997 after bifurcating from the Passport Office, Hyderabad to serve the people of the five north coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh viz., West Godavari, East Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam.
Near P.F. Office, Beside Rythu Bazar, Marripalem VUDA Lay out, NAD Post, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh-530009
East Godavari, Rajahmundry Urban, Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam Rural, Visakhapatnam Urban, Vizianagaram, West Godavari.
List Of Officers
Regional Passport Officer
List of Holidays *
Prophet Mohammed Birthday (ID-E-MILAD
Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami)
* Note: In addition, Passport Office will be closed on National Holidays i.e. Republic Day (26th January), Independence Day (15th August) and Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October).
Right to Information Act, 2005 in respect of Passport Office, VisakhapatnamClick Here
News and Announcements
The current opening time of appointments is 5:30 PM. Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at Passport Seva Kendra(s) under this Passport Office. Click here for details.
Categories of Applicants allowed as “Walk-In with ARN”
Following mentioned categories of applicants are allowed as “Walk-in Applicants”. Applicants falling under these categories need to register Online, fill in the online application form and generate Application Reference Number (ARN) at least one day in advance before visiting the PSK. Such applicants may visit the PSK with required set of documents and a copy of printed ARN sheet between 9 AM to 11 AM
Applicants for issue of police clearance certificate (PCCs)
Deletion of ECR status in passports without any change in personal particulars
Inclusion of spouse name in the passport
Applicants for tatkaal services with Verification Certificate (fresh/re-issue cases)
Applicants with valid passports seeking new booklets in case of exhausting of Visa pages
Senior Citizens (above 60 years)
Minors below 15 years whose parents hold valid passports
Physically challenged persons
Central/state government servants, their spouses and dependants, minor children who have ‘No Objection certificate’/ Identity certificate.