Passport Office Chandigarh

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  • Official Website - http://passport.chd.nic.in/
  • Chandigarh (Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh)
    Regional Passport Office
    SCO 64-65, Sector 34-A,
    Chandigarh - 560001.
    Telephone : 0172-602046, 601053, 603101
    Fax : 0172-601863
    Telephone-Enquiry: 602362, 601454, 601451
    E-mail: rpo.chandigarh@mea.gov.in

History and other facts of passport office Chandigarh:

Below are a brief history and some other miscellaneous facts about the passport office Chandigarh:

i)  The regional passport office Chandigarh came into existence in the year 1969

ii)  It serves about:

a)  Fourteen districts of Punjab

b)  Twelve districts in Haryana

c)  Union territory of Chandigarh

iii) The regional passport office Chandigarh was computerized in 1996 by the national Informatics Centre.

iv) The total number of employees at this passport office Chandigarh is 80.

v)  There was a total of 12923 passports at the present passport office Chandigarh address, issued in the month of July alone, after the computerization process.

Regional passport office Chandigarh:

i)  There is now the facility of online application, once you log on to the official website

ii)  You may also know of the current status of your application form, online itself, instead of going at passport office Chandigarh address itself.

iii) To be able to tackle the growing number of applicants, the regional passport office Chandigarh will now be decentralized to various smaller districts, with administrative powers being delegated to each of them.

iv) Improved administration has now resulted in the applicants getting their passports within 10 days after having applied, if they have the NOC by the Chandigarh police.

v)  The facility of e-governance at the passport office Chandigarh address was established by Shri Vinod Khanna. 

Timings at the passport office Chandigarh:

As per the official website of the regional passport office Chandigarh, you may visit the office anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

However, for submission of application forms across the counter, timings are 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Facility of Status enquiry at the passport office Chandigarh:

To enable the applicants to have easy and convenient access to status updates, you may either visit the office at the passport office Chandigarh address directly or log on to the website that is officially owned by the authority. For this purpose, the passport office Chandigarh address is stated below.

The contact details should you wish to call to know of the status of the applied passport or if your passport is lost, then you may, at these numbers:

0172 2601451 / 0172 2601454 / 0172 2602362