Now, you don't need to wait for long! Register for a passport today and it will be in your hands shortly. Yes, the Ministry of External Affairs has determined that the police verification will occur only after it is delivered to the applicant.
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It means that there will be no interference of police initially, but afterwards. Concern about the passport verification came after the ministry received complaints and feedback from citizens highlighting police verification is time-consuming.
Thus, Out-Of-Turn Passports for normal first-time applicants is introduced. Well, it is a big relief! What else can you avail through this scheme?
Have a look-
- No proof of urgency: No submission for any kind of urgency. The police verification will take place after applicants get passports.
- No Additional Fee: The complaints include demand for bribes by police personnel. This scheme consists no fee for police verification.
- Documents Confirmation: Officials at the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) would decide whether the submitted documents should be liable for further proceedings or go through the prior police verification.
- Tatkal Applicants: The scheme will concern all those Tatkal applicants for no more 10 days waiting.
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Well, the ministry brought this scheme helping an individual to get the passport soon.
No Police Verification and Rise to Fraud Cases!
There can be the chance of applying for fraud cases. Police verification of a passport is under Crime and Criminal Tracking Network Systems Project (CCTNSP) and will take place online. All it can do is help create a record of criminals if any.
Don't you think that this scheme can lead to the creation of fraud passports as well?