Sushma Swaraj’s passport seva app registers 1 million downloads within two days

The newly launched passport seva app by Sushma Swaraj’s External Affairs Ministry has reached 1 million downloads only within two days. The application enables migrant citizens to apply for a passport from their original place of residence.

Now, irrespective of your current place of residence, you can choose the Regional Passport Office (RPO) and the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) or Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) while submitting an application. This means, if you are from Chennai and residing in Tamil Nadu now you’ll be able to request for a passport from the former city.

Passport Seva mobile App launched recently by the Ministry of External Affairs recently has already registered 1 million downloads,” Swaraj tweeted. She had previously described this initiative as “revolutionary”. Through the application, which is available on Android and iOS platforms, users can apply, pay and schedule appointments for acquiring a passport.

The application will also be beneficiary as as it does not require access to a computer or printer. The mobile application was launched under a larger plan of the ministry’s to ease the process of acquiring a passport.