How to apply e-pass using government’s new e-Pass website

How to apply e-pass using government’s new e-Pass website

India has just entered into the fourth stage of lockdown in order to contain the coronavirus spread. The government has announced several relaxations for lockdown 4.0. It has also launched a new website for applying movement passes. Developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), it currently provides e-Pass services for 17 states across India.

These e-Passes are meant for people who want to travel from one state to another state for some specific reason. The website not only allows citizens to apply for e-Pass but also check the status of their e-Pass application.

As per the guidelines given on the website, these e-Passes can only be applied for certain categories of travel. These include: students, essential service providers, tourists, pilgrims, emergency/medical travel and for marriage purposes. You need to provide due proof of your travel requirement with all the requisite details.

Wondering how to apply for e-pass on the website, follow our step-by-step guide:Things you should keep in handy before starting the application process

Keep the scanned copy of the documents required

An active phone number with SMS service to receive verification OTP

Steps to apply e-Pass using the government of India’s ‘e-Pass for Movement During Lockdown’ website

1.Open ‘’ on your PC or phone

2.Choose your state by clicking on ‘Select State to Apply e-Pass’ drop-down

3.After this, a list will appear with all the e-Pass services currently being offered by the particular state. Click on the type of pass you want to apply for

For example: Arunachal Pradesh is offering three different types of passes — Vehicle Pass, Standar person and migrant labour pass and for exempt activities.

4.It will then redirect you to the state e-pass portal, fill in all the necessary details, upload the documents and submit the application

5.Once submitted, note down the Application Reference number to track the application status.

How to check e-pass application status

1.Open ‘’ on your PC or phone

2.Now, click on ‘Track Your Application’ button

3.Select state from the drop down menu

4.Choose the option ‘Through Application Reference Number’

5.Enter Application Reference Number in the assigned box, fill-in the Captcha and click on Submit button to check your e-pass application status

6.If you don’t have your ‘Application Reference Number’, select the second option ‘Through OTP/Application Details’ and enter all the details asked to check the status of your application


Source:- gadgetsnow


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