Indian expats in Dubai can now get 'tatkal passport' on the same day
Consul General of India in
Vipul made the announcement during the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non Resident Indian-NRI Day) celebrations at the consulate.
He said the same day issuance service for tatkal passports can be availed only if the application is submitted before noon at the office of BLS International, the outsourced service provider for
"We already issue tatkal passports in 24 hours. We are going one step beyond that. We are going to issue
The mission receives about 850 passport applications daily.
Last year, the consulate issued more than 200,000 passports, over 2500 emergency certificates (one-way travel document), over 2,800 police clearance certificates and provided 72,000 attestation services including registration of births and deaths, according to Vipul.