How to Reschedule Your Passport Appointment


How to Reschedule Your Passport Appointment

A passport helps you prove your identity in a foreign country and, thus, is the first document that should be in place if you have an overseas trip ahead.

Filing an Indian passport can be cumbersome if you don’t follow the steps of passport application carefully. In our previous blogs, we’ve explained various processes in a Passport application. Today, this blog will explain how to reschedule an appointment for a passport. But first, let us explain when and why rescheduling of passport appointment is needed.

When Should You Reschedule Appointment for Passport?

A passport interview is the last step of a passport application wherein you have to visit the Passport Seva Kendra with all the asked documents and attend the interview.

Attending a passport interview is crucial to take the passport application procedure forward. However, the world won’t end if you miss your passport interview. You can still rescheduled your passport appointment up to three times a year!. However, you should make a note that exceeding this limit may lead to automatic cancellation of the passport application.

The reasons to cancel passport interview appointments may include emergency health conditions or other crucial appointments.

How to Cancel an Appointment for a Passport Interview?

Don’t fret if you miss your appointment for a passport interview you can simply cancel and/or reschedule passport interview appointment by following the steps as mentioned below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of Passport Seva Kendra.
  • Step 2: Navigate and click on the “View Saved/Submitted Applications” section.
  • Step 3: On the new page, navigate to the Schedule Appointment sections and select “Cancel Appointment” from the two options- “Reschedule Appointment” or “Cancel Appointment”.

Now that you know how to cancel an appointment for a passport interview, read further to understand how to reschedule your passport appointment.

How to Reschedule Passport Appointment?

To reschedule your appointment for passport application, follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Visit the Official “Passport Seva Kendra” Website.
  • Step 2: Hover and click the cursor on the “View Saved/Submitted Applications” section.
  • Step 3: Navigate to the “Schedule Appointment” section.
  • Step 4: Select “Reschedule Appointment”.
  • Step 5: Select the slots available for the new passport interview appointment on the new page.
  • Step 6: You will receive the newly selected appointment details as you submit the form.
  • Step 7: Save the form and take out a print for future reference.


How to Check Availability of Passport Appointment

To check the availability of passport interview appointment slots, you can follow the below steps:

  • Step 1: Visit the official PSK website.
  • Step 2: Navigate to the menu on the left-hand side menu bar and click on “Appointment Availability”
  • Step 3: On the new page, select your city and click on “Check Appointment Availability”
  • Step 4: You will find the available slots on your nearest PSK. Select one of the slots and finalise your passport interview appointment.

What documents Should I Carry During Passport Interview?

After rescheduling your appointment for a passport, you should carefully collect all the documents mentioned on the PSK website. The list of documents that you should carry are:

  • Proof of Current Address (telephone bill, electricity bill, water bill, Aadhar card, passport copy of spouse etc.)
  • Proof of Non-ECR Category
  • Proof of DOB (Birth certificate, matriculation certificate, Aadhaar card, Voter ID, International Driving Licence etc.)

How Does Travel Insurance Protect Your Passport?

The above-mentioned instructions can help you successfully cancel or reschedule your passport appointment. Once you successfully reschedule your passport interview, the next step should be to attend the interview promptly.

As you successfully get your passport and plan the trip's next steps, you should also opt for travel insurance to secure your trip.

Care Health Insurance provides travel insurance that doesn’t just secure your trip amidst medical emergencies but also takes care of your financial needs when you lose your precious documents, such as your passport.

Thus, to avail of benefits such as coverage against medical emergencies, loss of baggage or documents, emergency evacuation etc., secure your upcoming trip with travel insurance today!

Disclaimer: Plan features, benefits, coverage, and claims underwriting are subject to policy terms and conditions. Kindly refer to the brochure, sales prospectus, and policy documents carefully.

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