Passport Office, Bhubaneswar was set up in 1979 to provide passport service to the people residing in Odisha. It caters to 34 districts. With the functioning of the office, thousands of people of the state have been able to obtain passport to go abroad for employment, studies, business, attending meetings, seminars, sports, medical treatments etc. The number of passport seekers have grown steadily to 50,000 in the year 2010 from few hundreds in 1979.
* 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).
News and Announcements
The current opening time of appointments is 11:00 AM.
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointments at Passport Seva Kendra(s) under this Passport Office. Click herefor 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.
Senior citizens (above 60 yrs).
Minors below 15 years whose parents hold valid passports.
Physically challenged persons.
Applicants can visit the Regional Passport Office, Bhubaneswar for any enquiry between 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM ONLY on all working days.