TATKAL  Passport Services Consular Services

TATKAL  Passport Services

TATKAL’ service is an ‘Emergency’ service which applicants can avail on any type of passport service and it is subject to approval to apply under ‘TATKAL’ from the Consulates General of India in New York.

You need to follow the below given steps to apply for a Tatkal Service.

Step 1:

An applicant needs to submit a online Tatkal Passport Approval request to the Consulate through PRAMIT  (i.e. PRAMIT – Consular - Tatkal Passport Approval).

While submitting your Tatkal Passport Approval request through PRAMIT, Please attach scanned copy of below mentioned documents in PRAMIT,

  1. Scanned Copy of your valid Current Passport

  2. Scanned Copy of Visa Status (i.e. Visa Page/EAD/Green Card/I – 797 etc.)

  3. Scanned Copy of Residence/Address Proof (i.e. Driver license / Utility Bill/State ID/Rental/Lease agreement/Mortgage Deed/ Land-line Telephone bill -any one of these)

Once we receive your Tatkal Passport Approval request through PRAMIT, we will examine it and approve or reject it based on documents submitted by applicant (whether applicant can apply under Tatkal or not). If your request is approved, you will receive approval email from the Consulate. On receipt of approval email you may submit your online Passport Application to CKGS (As mentioned on Step 2).

Note : If in case, you are not eligible for Passport under Tatkal Passport, please apply Passport under Regular Passport through CKGS.

Step 2:

You need to apply for a Tatkal Service on the CKGS website only. Please see details below:

How to get started with the Tatkal Application?

Read the How to Apply process carefully before proceeding to the Get Started step at


Get Started:


Jurisdiction for Tatkal Application for CGI,New York includes the following states

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Mode of Submission: Shipping

  • It is recommended that you purchase your shipment through CKGS as this will save you the need to travel, parking charges, as well as waiting time at the CKGS Application Center.
  • The Shipping page will appear as a part of the Tatkal Application process on the CKGS website if you opt for Shipping as your mode of submission.

Mode of Submission: In Person

If you’ve opted for Walk-in Mode of submission, you can submit your application to CKGS Passport Application Center in New York at the address below:

M/s Cox and Kings Global Services Pvt. Ltd (CKGS).
5th Floor, 336 West
37th Street, New York-10018.

Documents Required

  • Passport Application Form.
  • Tatkal Request approval confirmation email.
  • All relevant documents, letters and forms as per the document checklist which will be a part of the Tatkal Application process.

Some of the document requirements are given below:



Recent Original Indian Passport

Recent Original Indian Passport

(In case of renewal)

Spouse Passport

(If endorsing spouse name)

Parents Passport

US Legal Status details

US Legal Status details


  • Monday to Friday (except Holidays) between
  • 09:00 – 15:30.

No appointment required.

Note : Tatkal service will be rendered within 2 business days from the day complete application is received by the Consulate. Application processing may, however, take longer if additional information or clearance is required.