When can I collect my vac passport?
If you opted to pick the passport from the 11 service centers then the passport has to be collected within 14 days; or if you opted for one of the 22 Blue Dart Courier service locations then the passport has to be picked within 7 days; otherwise it will be sent back to the Embassy or Consulate.
How do I know if my visa is ready for pickup?
Check the Status of Your Visa You can check the status of your application any time at this website: https://ceac.state.gov/CEACStatTracker/Status.aspx. Please wait at least three business days following your visa interview to check on the status of your application.
Can I collect my passport from VFS on Sunday?
The passport collection time is anytime between 08:00 hrs to 04:00 hrs, Monday to Friday except public holidays.
Can my family members collect my passport?
It’s not handed over to any other person. , Indian Passport Holder – Traveled around the Globe. It is at the discretion of the postman to either deliver the passport envelop to some family member of the applicant after checking their ID proof document or return the same to the Regional Passport Office.
How can I track my passport after visa approval?
You can check the status of your application any time at this website: https://ceac.state.gov/CEACStatTracker/Status.aspx. Please wait at least three business days following your visa interview to check on the status of your application.
How can I track my passport from VFS India?
Track an application You can track your application via online/web chat/helpline number/email. To track your application online, you’ll have to enter the Tracking ID number mentioned on the receipt received from the Visa Application Centre, and your Date of Birth.
What is the fastest turnaround time for a passport?
|Routine||8 to 11 weeks|
|Expedited||5 to 7 weeks|
|Expedited at Agency||Must have international travel within 72 hours (3 business days)|
How can I track my passport through speed post?
To track your speed post passport tracking delivery status, follow these steps.
- Login to the Passport Services of the Government of India’s official website click here.
- Select passport application status tab.
- This will give you the details about the current status of your passport delivery.
What are the timings of the Passport Collection?
Passport Collection Monday to Friday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sunday: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Only at the 5 VACs listed below) Closed on Saturdays, Christmas, New Years, Holi, Diwali, Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti.
How to collect returned passport/visa from Indian embassy/consulate?
Follow the link for the Embassy/Consulate Holiday schedule. To collect Returned passport/visa from Embassy/Consulates you will have to carry following Supporting Documents: Applicants are required to carry an ORIGINAL Indian government approved ID to collect the passport.
How to collect passport/visa from CGI/blue dart collection locations?
To collect passport/visa from CGI/Blue Dart collection locations you will have to carry following Supporting Documents (as applicable) Please present your ORIGINAL valid Indian government-issued photo ID to the security personnel at the entrance and then proceed with the following documents.
Does the US Embassy in India offer passport services in Bangalore?
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Mission in India instituted a social distancing policy for the protection of our customers and staff. At this time, the U.S. Consulate General, Chennai is not scheduling off-site passport services for U.S. citizens in Bengaluru.