DigiLocker now supports passports: Here are the details


The Digilocker app has been a useful software for a lot of Indians, permitting them to maintain necessary paperwork like their Aadhaar card on their individual always. Now, Union Minister V Muraleedharan has introduced that the app will quickly let customers submit the paperwork required for passport providers in a paperless mode, after which the customers needn’t carry the unique paperwork.

Integration between the Digilocker app and the ‘Passport Seva Programme’ will make availing passport providers much less of a trouble. Additionally, since most customers will at all times have their telephone with them, the Digilocker app may very well be a fast and useful substitute for the unique passport paperwork.

“We are also working towards rolling out e-passports for the citizens that are designed to increase security, making it more difficult to tamper with the data recorded on a passport, thereby limiting the chances of fraud,” Muraleedharan mentioned at an occasion.

What is Digilocker?

Digilocker is an software accessible for smartphones that provides you to combine your Aadhaar account with the app, permitting you to drag and save necessary paperwork related together with your social ID. These can then be produced and proven at will, every time and wherever customers require them. Digilocker supports a spread of paperwork, from customers’ class X mark sheets to their Driving Licenses.

Digilocker additionally turned an official various to the bodily Driving License card again in September 2019, permitting customers to point out their license by way of the app as an alternative of the unique card. Now, with the addition of passports in the combine, Digilocker may very well be a must have for frequent worldwide travellers who may use the app to keep away from any passport-related issues abroad.


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