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 Tatkal Approval Passport form to the Consulate through PRAMIT.

Applicant must needs to submit below mentioned details through PRAMIT:

          a. Name of the Applicant

          b. Passport Number

          c. Email ID (must be contactable else we will not be able to reach you)

          d. Contact number (must be contactable else we will not be able to reach you)

Please send scaned copy of below mentioned documents through PRAMIT

          e. Scanned copy of your valid current passport

          f. Documents to show legal status like copy of Visa page,EAD,Green Card ,I – 797 etc.

         g. Residence proof such as Driver license / Utility Bill/State ID/Rental/Lease agreement/Mortgage Deed/ Land-line Telephone bill etc.

Consulate will approval Tatkal passport application (whether the applicant can apply under Tatkal or not). The nature of emergency must be to the satisfaction of Consulate. On receipt of approval (by e-mail) from the Consulate General of India, New York, the applicant may submit duly-filled online application to CKGS, New York (As mentioned on Step 2).

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.