Process to Check Passport Application Status Online

Posted by admin on April 2nd, 2012 — Posted in Passport

For any new passport applicant in India checking up their passport application status online is now very much possible and the whole process is extremely easy and user friendly. One is required to submit only a few details in the External Affairs Ministry website like the name of the city from where one has applied along with the file reference number. The date of birth of the candidate along with the year of application should also be provided in the required fields and after submitting all the required information he will get the current status of his passport application form.

How to Check Online

Apart from the official website of the Ministry of External Affairs there are also the websites of the Regional Passport Offices and the Passport Seva Kendras from where one avail these facility. The same information is required to be provided in each case.

Moreover if one has applied for the passport online to then he is expected to have a user account in a passport seva portal and by logging in to this account with his ID and password one can also check the present status of his passport application. The steps that one is required to follow are almost similar like

  • Logging on to the website of the Regional Passport center of the pass port portal and then browsing to the status page.
  • In the status page one is generally required to provide the name of the city from which he has applied.
  • This will redirect him to another page that will ask the applicants to provide their File Reference Number long with their date of birth and year of application and submit them.
  • He will be provided with the current status of his application form.

Keeping a check on the progress of the application on a regular basis can prove to be useful in more than one way as it may help an individual to respond quickly in case anything goes wrong during the process and there is not an unnecessary delay that could have been avoided quite easily. More importantly it can also help the candidate to expect a probable date for police verification too and can plan his trip accordingly. Once the police verification is done checking passport application status online can be really helpful to find out if was successful or not and in case of a successful police verification one can also expect the date on which his passport will be delivered.

Make it Smooth

To make the whole process run without any hiccup and come to an end as quickly as possible there are a few little things that the applicants can always do. The first and most important thing is to make sure that the application form is properly filled and submitted with all the required attachments and always make sure that all the information are correct.

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