Regional Passport Office Chennai

Regional Passport Office ChennaiRegional Passport Office Chennai was first established in 1955 in Chennai which was a joint passport office of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry and also the neighboring states of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka later it became a separate Regional Passport office and started functioning from 1978. It is primarily responsible for issuance of passports to Indians who came in its jurisdiction. It also offers services like address change in passport, addition of pages, name change, additional endorsement regarding Emigration Check Not Required (ECNR), Police Clearance Certificate, etc.

To check out all the details of RPO Chennai, its Nearest PSK address, contact number, Timings etc, you must go through this page. Currently, the districts which came under the jurisdiction of Chennai Passport Office are:

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuddalore
  • Dharmapuri
  • Erode
  • Kancheepuram
  • Karaikkal
  • Krishnagiri
  • Namakkal
  • Nilgiris
  • Pondicherry
  • Salem
  • Thiruvallur
  • Thiruvannamalai
  • Villupuram
  • Vellore

Regional Passport Office Chennai

Shastri Bhavan Annexe, Haddows Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai  – 600006
Landmark: In Shastri Bhavan
044 – 28252767, 044 – 28203593, 044 –[email protected]


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Passport Seva Kendra and Laghu Kendra

PSK/PSLK NameCityPSK/PSLK AddressATM Facility
PSK AminjikaraiChennaiNavins Presidium, No. 103, Nelson Manickam Road, Aminjikarai, ChennaiAvailable
PSK SaligramamChennaiNo. 1, Bhanumathi Ramakrishna Road, Saligramam, ChennaiATM Facility Coming Soon
PSK TambaramChennaiClaret Complex, Duraisamy Reddy Street, Tambaram, ChennaiATM Facility Coming Soon


Official Contact Number of Passport Office Chennai for All General Inquiries

Inquiry Number096775 81920
General Support Number04066720567
Supplementary Contact Number for Inquirie1800-258-1800 / +(91)-44-28513639
Passport Office Chennai04066720567 / 096775 81920 / + (91)-44-28513639


Office Timings of RPO Chennai

10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.Status Enquiry Help Counter
10:00 A.M. – 01:00 P.M. For application form submission (both general and Tatkal streams)
10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.For issues related to various other services
02:30 P.M. – 04:30 P.M.Issue of passport submitted for various services
04:30 P.M. – 05:30 P.M.Issue of passports (which have been assured by the officials)
The Appointment Opening Time for RPO Chennai is 2:30 pm. In case of PSKs the timings are same for Appointment.


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List of Holidays

The Regional Passport Office Chennai remains closed on the following occasions (few exceptions, concerned person are advised to enquire first before heading for the RPO)

Date (2016)Holiday
Jan 1New Years Day
Jan 15Pongal
Jan 16Thiruvalluvar Day
Jan 17Uzhavar Thirunal
Jan 26 Republic Day
Mar 25Good Friday
Apr 1Annual Closing of Accounts for
Commercial Banks & Co-operative Banks
Apr 8Telugu New Years Day
Apr 14Tamil New Years Day and
Dr. B.R Ambedkar Birthday
Apr 19Mahaveer Jayanthi
May 1May Day
Jul 7Ramzan
Aug 15Independence Day
Aug 25Krishna Jayanthi
Sep 5Vinayakar Chathurthi
Sep 13Bakrid
Oct 2Gandhi Jayanthi
Oct 10Ayutha Pooja
Oct 11Vijaya Dasami
Oct 12Muharram
Oct 29Deepavali
Dec 12Milad-un-Nabi
Dec 25Christmas

All the necessary information related to Regional Passport Office Chennai, Passport Seva Kendra, Timings, Contact Number, and Holiday list is provided in this page. With the hope, that it will be beneficial for you.


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