How to Check (Track) Passport Status Online in India 2022

How to Check (Track) Passport Status Online in India 2022

Once you apply for your passport you might want to check the status of your passport application.

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has made it easier to check the status of your passport application online through its official website passportindia.gov.in.

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In this article, you will get to know the following details about the online process to check passport application status,

  1. Documents required
  2. Steps to check status

Let’s see each of these steps in detail…

Documents required to check passport application status

The document or data required to check the passport status online are,

  1. 15-Digit file number receive at the time of application of passport.
  2. Date of birth.

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Steps to check passport status online in India

To check the status of your passport application online in India,

Step 1: Go to the official website

How to Check (Track) Passport Status Online in India 2022
Track Application Status option
  1. First, go to the official website of Passport Seva at www.passportindia.gov.in
  2. On the home screen, click on “Track Application Status”.
  3. A new page will open up.

(Direct link to the page)

Step 2: Enter application details

How to Check (Track) Passport Status Online in India 2022
Track Application form
  1. On the new page, select the application type as “Passport/PCC/IC/GEP”. In case you have submitted a different application, select the appropriate application type.
  2. Enter your file number as on the passport application.
  3. Enter your “Date of Birth” as on the passport application.
  4. Click on “Track Status”.

Step 3: Track passport application status

  1. The status of your passport application will be shown on the screen.
  2. You can take a printout of the page for future reference.

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By following these steps you can easily track the status of your passport application online in India.

FAQs about Passport status check online

How to check passport application status in India?

You can easily check the status of your passport application online through its official website passportindia.gov.in.

How to get your passport application file number?

You can get the file number of your passport application from the acknowledgment receipt received at the time of application.


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*The information provided in the article is for educational purposes only and may contain human errors.