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Tracking Your Passport Application Online:

If you’ve applied for a passport online, you can easily check its current status using various methods:

  1. Passport Seva Website:
    • Go to
    • Click on “Track Application Status.”
    • Enter your 15-digit File Number and date of birth.
    • Click on “Track Status.”
    • Your application status will be displayed on the screen.
  2. Passport Seva Mobile App:
    • Download the Passport Seva App from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
    • Log in to the App.
    • Click on “Application Status.”
    • Enter your File Number and Date of Birth.
    • Click on “Track Status.”
    • Your application status will be displayed on the screen.
  3. SMS:
    • Type the 15-digit File Number and send an SMS to 51969 from your registered mobile number.
    • You will receive an SMS with the application status.
  4. IVRS:
    • Call 1800-258-1800 (Toll Free) or +91-11-24300666 (Landline).
    • Follow the IVRS instructions.
    • Enter your File Number and Date of Birth.
    • Your application status will be communicated to you.
  5. PSK:
    • You can also check the application status by visiting your nearest Passport Seva Kendra (PSK).

Other Important Information:

  • You can also use [Invalid URL Removed] to check the application status.
  • If you encounter any issues while checking the application status, you can contact the Passport Seva Helpdesk.

Important Reminders:

  • After submitting the application, Police Verification (PV) and Passport Office (PO) Verification (PoV) may take some time.
  • Once the application is approved, it may take 3-4 weeks for the passport to be printed and sent by post.

To Apply for a Passport:

  • Visit
  • Click on “Apply for Fresh Passport/Re-issue of Passport.”
  • Fill out the online form and upload the required documents.
  • Schedule an appointment and pay the fee.
  • Visit the PSK on the appointment date and get the biometrics captured.

Additional Reminders:

  • Ensure you bring all necessary documents with you to get a passport.
  • You must visit the PSK on the Appointment Date to get Biometrics Captured.

I hope this information proves useful for you.


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