However, there is no proposal to discontinue Tatkaal system, as it serves the purpose of issuing passports for urgent travel needs, the minister said. Meanwhile, the Home Ministry is working on a country-wide online police verification project for passports that will cut down the time required for issuing the. Let us, however, examine the entire process and documentation required. First, in a digital world, to take two paper copies of each document is quite unnecessary. Scanning can substitute needlessly cutting trees. I put all the required paperwork together, including bank statements, society letter, electricity bills and a letter of good character from a government servant. As a result, I did get my passport under the Tatkal scheme speedily, despite an initial hiccup with my past police.
Written by Janmejaya Sinha Updated: May 2, 2016 2:52 pm. The Aadhaar card that 700 million Indians already have has biometric proof of identity. The only other thing that might be needed is proof of address.