Scam or fraud: Passport Office Kolkata — Unnecessary delays in passport

Submitted by: Arindam140785

Complaint Details:
Dear sir,

This is to bring to your notice that i have applied for passport on 20-may-2016 (Ca2069373996716) with the reference to my wife address proof mentioned in her address passport no (L1135698). My police verification came as an adverse report cause the police officer (M. Ali) came for verification was not convince as because, as husband i am residing at my wife address (In laws) it’s a shame for being a man staying at your wife address and also my birth location is mumbai. Also he mentioned in the report that i am not residing there, and i suppressed the address, which is not the cause i am staying at the address mentioned and i have not surpassed anything.

I got a letter from regional passport office ask me submit pp form. The next day i went to regional passport regional office kolkata, submitted the pp form with all the necessary document and also they ask me to submit a penalty of rs 5000 for suppressing the address. I requested them tell all the incident but they were continuously asking for the penalty.
I have paid the penalty, post that my application was not moving anywhere, day on i visited them they told that my birth certificate has gone for verification in mumbai in the month of august 2016.

Every week i use to go to the regional passport office to check on my passport application status but reply is report has not yet come from mumbai. They behave very badly asking “if you have so much of problem go to mumbai municipal corporation and ask them to release your report”.

My father worked in indian navy and it was a transferable job and my birth place in mumbai but the officer at the regional office behaving as such as if to take birth in any other indian state is a crime and also i told them repeatedly that the birth certificate is not a mandatory document to submit for those whose birth year is before 1989.

So i request to the authority to look into my case, we are salaried person bearing 5000 rupees is not an easy task and couldn’t join any it company due to non-availability of my passport.

Looking forward for you corporation.


Arindam biswas