21 Days lockdown in the country will end on 14th April 2020. PM has urged people to stay at homes during this time. However, people belonging to “Essential Services” are given E-Pass during movement. In this article, we are discussing the procedure to apply online for Curfew Pass in Punjab. This pass is also referred to as E-Pass, movement pass or exemption card.


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If you belong to any of the “Essential Services” category or you have a valid reason to move out (especially medical emergency), you can seek COVID 19 Lockdown pass in Punjab. To boost the process, the Punjab government has set up an online portal. This portal allows you to request curfew pass from any district of Punjab.

Curfew Pass Punjab (PB) | Apply Online for COVID 19 Lockdown E-Pass

Types of Curfew Passes: The pass types are- Local, Within District, Interdistrict, Interstate

The Punjab government is issuing passes under these categories :

  1. Essential Service Pass
  2. Health Worker Pass
  3. Media Pass
  4. Security Worker Pass
  5. Citizen Pass
  6. Essential Services Maintenance Pass

Who is eligible to apply for E-pass in Punjab

As per the official portal which facilitates the e-pass, this service is only for people who are engaged in providing essential services like Health, Manufacturing, transport, storage, shops, banking, media persons. Individuals can also use this service during a medical emergency or for Emergency transit. However, it is important to attach supporting documents else the application will be rejected.

Required Documents:

  • Applicant’s Photo
  • ID Proof
  • Supporting Documents

These documents should be properly scanned at they need to be upload.

What other information is required:

  • Applicant’s personal details like Name, Mobile Number, Address
  • Vehicle details like Vehicle Type, Vehicle Number
  • Duration of Movement (From Date & To Date)
  • Reason for Going Out

COVID 19 Lockdown E-Pass Punjab | How to Apply Online for Curfew Pass, Fill Application Form
@ epasscovid19.pais.net.in

  • First of all, go the official page
  • You will see this application form:
  • Select your District, Pass type, pass category, Sub Category
  • Enter your Address, Email ID, Name, Mobile Number
  • Select ID Type, Upload ID, Upload Photo & Supporting Documents
  • Select Vehicle Type, Enter Vehicle Number
  • Then Select movement duration by entering From Date & To Date
  • In the end, write your reason for going out
  • Now finally, hit the submit button & Submit the application

List of Districts where this facility is available:

This facility is live for all districts: Amritsar, Bathinda, Faridkot, Firozpur, Fatehgarh Sahib, Kapurthala, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mansa, Moga, Muktsar, Nawanshahr, Patiala, Rupnagar, Sangrur, and Tarn Taran

How to Check Curfew Pass Status Punjab

Once you have filled the online application, it automatically goes to the concerned person of the concerned area. Depending on your pass type, reason & supporting documents, your application may get approved or rejected. The status of your Curfew pass application will be intimated on your mobile number.

If your pass request is approved, a link to Download the Lockdown pass will be delivered to you. You can carry this pass on the requested date along with original documents.

Is this E-pass service available in all districts of Punjab?

Yes, people belonging to any district of Punjab can access this service. However, it is important that you apply for a pass only if you belong to the “Essential Service” category or if there is a medical emergency.

What are the E-pass categories?

Essential Service Pass, Health Worker Pass, Media Pass, Security Worker Pass, Citizen Pass, Essential Services, Maintenance Pass

Which type of Curfew passes can be requested in Punjab?

Local, Within District, Interdistrict, Interstate.