Passport Department’s office has been inaugurated on Sunday, 10th of march. It is located at the post office building in Vashi. For the past years, the Navi Mumbai have waited for this office. The citizens of the city had to go at Thane for the necessary procedure to apply for passport. There was demand of citizens to open an independent passport office in Navi Mumbai, finally after waiting for one and a half years, separate land for the office was allotted by the Passport Department for passport office in Navi Mumbai. The passport office has been inaugurated but not functional yet. It will take at least another 15 days to become functional.