You can track the status of your passport application by clicking on this link: Track Your Indian Passport Application
- If you submitted your application in a CKGS application center you have to select the passport type, enter date of birth, and enter either the passport number or application reference ID. The application reference ID is a 12-digit ID which looks somewhat like ‘USAxxxxxxx13.’
- If you have applied via post, then you have to enter the airway bill no. that is in the courier receipt.
- Alternatively, One can sign into My Account on the CKGS website to track the status of the application.
Processing of Indian Passport Application
The processing for fresh/ renewal/ re-issue/ correction of Indian passport can take anywhere between 1-6 weeks depending on various factors like jurisdiction of the applicant, whether the case is referred for clearance, incorrect application, time taken by courier, and so on. Lost/damaged passports may take 2 -3 weeks more than the regular processing time. Learn more about Indian Passport Application Process.