Police Clearance Certificate and Passport Application Status Online


Check Application Status Online :
You may track your current passport application status by the following steps.
Step-1 : Enter your File Number
Step-2 : Enter your Date of Birth
Step-3 : Click on Track Button

Official Website

 Check Application Status through Call Centre :

You can check the status of your application by just calling at Call Center  at 1800-258-1800. You can call to the Call Center executive or punch your file no. into the IVR system to check your application status.

Note :
You are required to provide your File Number and Date of Birth to the call centre executive to check your application status.

A multi-lingual National Call Centre operating in 17 Indian languages enables citizens to obtain passport service-related information and receive updates on their passport applications, round the clock, seven days a week. An e-mail based helpdesk besides a mobile based application ‘Passport Seva’, provides information on passport services.

Check Application Status through SMS :
You can track the status of your application by sending an SMS to 9704100100 in the format ‘<< STATUS >><< SPACE >><< File Number >>’, for example, STATUS BNG071268435013.

Check Application Status through m Passport Seva :
The users can track status of their passport applications using file number and date of birth. For dispatched passports, the delivery status can also be tracked
General Information of Passport :
All Indian citizens who depart or intend to depart from India are required to be in possession of a valid passport or travel document. Under the Passports Act 1967, the Government of India may issue different types of passports and travel documents such as Ordinary Passport, Diplomatic Passport, Official Passport, Emergency Certificate and Certificate of Identity for the purpose.

Passport Application Basic Requirements :
The prescribed passport application duly filled in should be with all prescribed documents and fees. Merely submission of an application, however, does not constitute a claim for issue of a passport. It remains a request/requisition for a passport, which may be rejected due to deficiency in the supporting documents, not following the prescribed procedures or any other reason. The basic supporting documents required with passport application include :
a.  Proof of Date of Birth i.e. Birth Certificate, etc
b.  Identity proof with photograph (to be verified by Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) Officials from the address proof and other documents)
c. Proof of residence
d. Proof of nationality (to be verified by Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) Officials from the supporting documents submitted).

Passport Issuing Authorities :
The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India provides passport services through Central Passport Organisation (CPO) and its network of Passport Offices and Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs); and consular, passport and visa services to overseas Indians/foreign nationals through the Indian Missions and Posts abroad. Indian passports are issued through a network of 37 Passport Offices, CPV Division (only for Diplomatic and Official passports) and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Administration. This network has been expanded by addition of 77 Passport Seva Kendras as extended arms of Passport Offices. For Indians living abroad, passport and other miscellaneous services are rendered by 180 Indian Missions/Posts.


An applicant may confirm the jurisdiction of Regional Passport Office and Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) before submitting an application.

Under Passport Seva, new measures and procedures have been introduced in order to improve governance in Passport Offices. The new measures and procedures are aimed at ensuring citizens’ comfort, improvement in delivery of passport services, transparency and enhanced security. Applicants are now required to present themselves at the respective Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) for enabling the Passport Issuing Authority to obtain applicants’ photographs, biometrics and granting decision in their presence.

Online Registration and Appointment :
The Online Appointment system has been introduced to ensure avoiding congestion at the Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs) and cutting down the waiting time for applicants. Appointments are allotted according to handling capacity of a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) and are based on an Electronic Queue Management System. The following steps are involved in applying for a passport : online registration, filling up and submitting online application form, (alternatively, download e-form, fill up and upload the same at the Online Portal), scheduling an appointment and finally, the visiting a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK).

Online Fee Payment :
Online Payment has been made mandatory for booking appointment to visit a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK). Online Payment can be made through any one of the following modes : Credit/Debit Card (MasterCard and Visa), Internet Banking (State Bank of India (SBI) and Associate Banks only) and SBI Bank Challan. Applicants applying under Tatkaal service need to pay only the fee as applicable under the Normal service while making Online Payment. The balance fee as applicable for Tatkaal will be payable in cash at Passport Seva Kendra (PSK)/Passport Office, once Tatkaal application is accepted by Officials. Online Payment will remain valid for one year from the first appointment date. The fee will be forfeited if applicants do not submit application at Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) within this period. No claim for refund, return or exchange of fee will be entertained for passport-related services. In case of multiple payments for the same Application Reference Number (ARN), for Passport-related services including miscellaneous services, the claims for refund will be dealt with as per the extant policy governing them.

Cancelling/Rescheduling a Visit :
Applicants with confirmed appointments and if unable to visit Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) due to some reason, are advised to reschedule/cancel their appointments. Appointment rescheduling/cancellation for an application are allowed up to two times only within a year of the first appointment date.

Visit to a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) :
Visit the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) with requisite original documents and their photocopies. Photograph is not required. The list of requisite documents is available at the website. Applicants who, despite booked appointment, have been ‘refused token’ due to non-availability of required set of documents can revisit the same Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) as ‘Walk-in’ within next three working days from the date of appointment and as per the time mentioned in the appointment slip. Online appointment is not mandatory for these applicants.

The Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) provides a world class ambience. Amenities in every Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) include helpful executives, information kiosks, photocopying, food and beverage facilities, public phone booth, baby care, newspapers, journals and television in a comfortable air-conditioned waiting hall. The Electronic Queue Management System ensures the ‘first-in-first-out’ principle in application processing.

Walk-in Applicants :
In order to facilitate submission of passport applications at Passport Seva Kendras (PSKs), some types of services such as ‘Tatkaal’, Police Clearance Certificates and some distinct categories of applicants such as senior citizens, minors and differently-abled applicants are allowed to submit their duly registered online applications with ARN as Walk-in applicants. Applicants coming under these categories are also required to submit their applications online and obtain an ARN, and then visit the nearest Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) during prescribed hours (no prior appointment is required). In addition, applicants should also refer to any advisory issued by the concerned Passport Offices from time to time.


Passport Applicants : General Obligations:
Statutorily, all passport applicants are required to submit their applications with correct information and valid and genuine documents. As per provisions of the Passports Act, 1967, an applicant should not furnish any false information or suppress any material information with a view to obtain passport or travel document. Any such action shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term up to two years or fine up to Rs. 5000/-; or both.

Carrying corrosive substances or explosives, arms, cudgels, sticks or lathis, or any sharp objects, which may cause physical harm or violence, is prohibited inside the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK). Carrying electronic devices such as Laptop, iPad and cameras, is also prohibited inside the Passport Seva Kendra (PSK).


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  1. kiruthigasudhakaran says

    My file no is TR1069214396116 my police verification was completed in 19.04.2016. When will you given to me my passport?

  2. kiruthigasudhakaran says

    My police verification was cleared but still now i have n’t passport.when will you given to me my passport? My file no isTR1069214396116

  3. abdulgaffar says

    vill po pali ps ghanshyampur barbhnga 847427bihar india

  4. Harjinder singh says

    PCC report

  5. md kurban azad says


  6. md kurban azad says

    File no Pa1069865428Pa1069865428016

  7. lakhbir singh says

    Sir I need urgent pcc becus my expire within one month for file no jm1086417574416.

  8. Jotiram Vishnu Bonge says

    My police verification was cleared but still now I haven’t passport .when will you given to me my passport? My file no PN1069989265016

  9. Rathin Biswas says

    My police verification already finished….. But why too much let to give passport. I also submit my police verification 5 month ago……..

  10. Rathin Biswas says

    My file number…. Is CA106894890811
    Plz try! how can solve it… I need passport urgent.. Because l want to go foren and make my life easy, for stay my own place & get a happy dreams for my chaild…….

  11. k.aarthi says

    Sir still i didnt get passport verification from u side am waiting for that bcoz my job is on hold please Sir certainely assit me my file number is ma1069317810716

  12. Mina Shrestha says

    I already done police verification bu still i didnt get passport yet file no. CA2069505902716 plz do chck when vil i get my passport…Thank you.

  13. jaidoon beevi says

    My mother already done police verification by still didn’t get passport yet fail no .tr 1069535929316 do cheak when vill get my mother passport. Please. Thankyou

  14. mukesh tamang says

    I already done police verification bu still i didnt get passport yet file number CA3069587688516 plz do chck when vil i get my passport…Thank you.

  15. Gita Vora says

    I require police clearance certificate for my green card visa for USA .please guide me.I have been told by them to get police clearance certa from regional passport office.



  16. santosh kumar mandal says

    Village thikapatti postoffice birauli policestation benipatti dist. Madhubani
    Pin no. 847223

  17. Sunil says

    I applied pcc for New Zealand on 21 sep 2016 and i have been told that it would take 7 days but my physical verification was taken place on 27 sep and now it is 4th oct. I checked my application status online it conveys that it is under process at SP office mohali. Please any one could help me out and tell me about the exact processing time for getting my pcc.

  18. shrafat ali says

    shrafat ali
    My file number…. Is jp1069692745216 Plz try! how can solve it… I need passport urgent.. Because l wantto go foren and make my life easy, for stay my own place & geta happy dreams for my chaild…….

  19. sarvesh pal says

    Sir mera police verification ho gaya that for mera passport kinu Nahi aya or fill na kl2060456882416′

  20. Anonymous says

    Pramod bhagat vill gokhula post birhima bazar dist muzaffarpur bihar pincode 843127 passport file no pa

  21. Pramod bhagat says

    Pramod bhagat vill gokhula post birhima bazar dist muzaffarpur bihar pincode 843127 passport file no pa

  22. sankar banik says

    Sir mera police verification ho geya that for mera passport nahi ayia
    DoB:- 9 -1. – 1997

  23. Habibullah tali says

    Sad Mara PV ho bye ha that for Mara passport nahi aya
    File no 1070509709216
    DOB 01.01.1977

  24. Masihujjama says

    My annexure A is verified and dispatched by ragistree no RF100791576IN and patna GPO reached 06 feb2017 but my passport is not reached and my file no PA1060649791217

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