How to Check Passport Status by Name, File Number

This article tells you how to check passport status by Name or File Number. Checking passport application status is helpful when you have applied for a passport and willing to know Passport Dispatch Status. You can also check speed post passport status online without visiting the Passport Seva Kendra again and again. So, in order to get passport status enquiry you can follow a simple steps mentioned in this article.

Let’s get started with Passport Application Status Check.

How to Check Passport Status by Name

Also Read: How to Check Passport Status by Passport Number

Also Read: How to Check Location of Passport Seva Kendra/ Passport Office in Your Area

Step-1: Go to Passport Seva Portal Official Webiste www.passportindia.gov.in

Step-2: Click on Track Application Status link

passport seva kendra

Step-3: Following screen will appear to you:

check passport status by name

Step-4: Select Application Type drop down menu, select Passport/PCC/IC option

Step-5: Enter your File Number in the next box

Step-6: Enter your Date of Birth in the last box. Enter it manually or take help from the calender shown next to the box

The Passport Application Status will be shown to you instantly.

How to Check Passport Status through SMS

You can check passport status through SMS. For this, type STATUS space 15 digit alphanumeric File Number to 9704100100. Let’s take an example.

Suppose your file number is PUG98345092. To check passport application status, send the following message from your phone.

STATUS  PUG98345092

You can check your passport status up to 9 times through SMS service.

Besides this, you can track passport status by:

  • dialing the passport status enquiry toll free number 1800-258-1800
  • passport mSeva app
  • visiting nearest Passport Seva Kendra

Hope this works for you.

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