What Is Schedule Appointment For Passport?
Once you are done with filling in, submitting and printing your copy of application, you are ready to schedule an appointment for your Uganda passport online after making the required payments. If you were wondering how to go about the above, this articles show you how to. All you need is to keep reading in order to understand the entire how it works.By the time you reach this step, I assume you have already filled in the online passport application form. In case you haven’t yet but, rather want to know everything before you can get started, this post too covers you. Like we all know, a passport is an official travel document which allows anyone to go past all boarders assuming anything else is in good standing.
Why Schedule An Appointment?
In the past, there used to be no such like appointments and etc. Applicants had to fill form A & B, attach all relevant documents, pay associated fees to the bank of choice, and wait in long queues in order to submit. Thanks to the new ePassport system which the governed launched early this year. There are no more waiting in long queues since scheduling an appointment allocates one the exact time they should be worked on.If you want to know the time when the immigration officer will interview you, the only way is to schedule an appointment, and which is done online after paying passport fees in the bank. What does it mean? Simple, you process the application, pay the money to the bank and schedule your interview time.
How To Schedule Passport Interview Appointment?
- Visit passports.go.ug
- Click “Schedule appointment” button
- Input “Application number, date of birth, Surname and given text”
- Click “Retrieve”
- Click on choice of date of choice from available dates
Wait for the page to load and either download and save, or download and print your interview appointment form.
Note: It is recommended you only go about the above once you have paid the fees to the bank. Your recommender must sign and also attach their photocopy of the national ID, in addition to the recommendation letter before you can submit in your application to Immigration control office depending on your selection of submission.
What Happens If You Miss Passport Appointment?
What happens if I am unable to attend my passport application appointment? If you fail to attend your passport application appointment, you can reschedule it from the passport seva portal. You can do it twice in a year. Post that, your application will be cancelled and you have to submit a new application.
How Can I Get My Passport Appointment Reference Number?
Applicants who have successfully booked an appointment will receive their reference number through the email address they have in the online appointment system.
How Can I Get Passport Appointment By SMS?
You can enrol for SMS SERVICE while filling the application form or uploading the e-Form at Online Portal. In case you have submitted the application form online or uploaded e-Form, you can enrol for SMS SERVICES using the link ‘Enrol for SMS Services’ available under ‘Services’ section after login.
How Many Days Will Take To Get A Passport?
When a normal application is filed, the passport is issued to the applicant within 30-45 days while if the application is made under the Tatkaal mode, the passport is issued within 7-14 days.