Apply for a U.S. Visa
Track My Passport
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If your visa application is approved, your passport and visa can be collected from the pickup location you selected when you scheduled for interview appointment. When your passport is available at selected location you will receive an email and an SMS that your passport is “Ready for Pick Up”.
Check Your Visa Application Status
If you are a nonimmigrant applicant, you may check your DS-160 and visa application status online here by entering your interview location and your DS-160 barcode number.
Passport Tracking Options
For your convenience, you have several options to choose from to track the location of your passport.
If your status shows "origination scan", it means your passport has left the Embassy or Consulate is on its way to the delivery location you have chosen. It is however not available yet for collection.
Only when the status shows "ready for pick up", it means you can go to the delivery location you have chosen to pick up your passport.
Please do not go to your delivery location if your status does not show "ready for pick up" as it means your passport has not reached its final destination for pick up.
The Embassy or the Consulate cannot help you regarding the status of your passport delivery. Please do not contact the Embassy or Consulate regarding the status of your passport delivery.
Instant: Enter your passport number below to check on the status. If your passport is not collected within 14 calendar days from selected location it will be sent back to the respective Embassy or Consulate. If you have selected Blue Dart courier location then you will have to collect your passport within 7 business days. Note: Please ensure that you provide the correct email address and also check your mail box regularly for notification.
Email: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and in the subject and/or body enter a valid passport number exactly as it was entered at the time the appointment was scheduled. Do not include any additional text e.g. signature. You will receive an automatic response with the status.
Online: You can track your passport online here.
Telephone: You can track your passport via our 24X7 IVR.