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Can I file an RTI to get information on my passport application which has been under review for the past 1 month ?

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posted Feb 25, 2019 by Sangeeta Gope

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Yes, you can file RTI Application to know about the Status of your Passport Application.

Matters related to passports come under Consular, Passport and Visa (CPV) Division of Ministry of External Affairs. Passport Authority (Regional Passport Offices) are a "Public Authority" as per Section 2 (h) of the RTI Act.

You can file RTI to the concerned Regional Passport Office either Online or by Registered Post and making a payment of the prescribed fee asking them for recorded reasons to delay in issuance of your Passport.

To know more about the procedure to file RTI Applications Online for Central Government Departments, please refer

answer Mar 29, 2019 by Gloria Deka
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You can file RTI for passport under review Please file application on and select passport option.

answer Sep 17, 2019 by Prasad Vaidya
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