How do I know if my passport is ready for collections in South Africa?
You will receive a notification that your passport is ready for collection at the Home Affairs or bank branch where your biometrics were captured.
How do I check if my passport is ready for collection?
You can call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778 or 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY) to check on your status.
How can I check my passport status?
How to Check Passport Status in India
- Visit the official passport website and select the ‘Track Your Application Status’ tab.
- From the drop-down menu, select the type of application from among the options listed.
- Enter the 15-digit file number and your date of birth in the format prescribed and click on ‘Track Status’.
Can I check my passport details online?
Access the Online Passport Status System to check your application status. You may not be able to get a status update for 5 to 6 weeks after you apply or renew.
Is Home Affairs open during lockdown?
Home Affairs offices are open between 8am and 3.30pm: Monday to Friday. DHA service contact points observe all Covid-19 health protocols. When visiting our offices, please observe social distancing and wear a face mask. Together we can beat the Coronavirus!
Can I send someone to collect my passport?
If you cannot collect your passport in person, it is possible to arrange for a friend or relative to collect it on your behalf. You will need to confirm the details of the person nominated to collect the passport in writing to the Consulate and they will be asked to present ID in order to collect the passport.
How long does passport take to be delivered?
How long it takes. Allow up to 10 weeks to get your passport. It takes longer to apply by post than online. You may be able to get a passport urgently if you need one sooner.
How can I check my passport status by SMS?
In addition to the above, 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.
What happens if my passport doesn’t come in time?
If that’s unavailable, use the Online Passport Status System or call 1 877 487-2778 or 1 888 874-7793. … Although it’s truly a consolation prize if delayed service impacts travel, you can get a refund of the expediting fee if the passport doesn’t come within the promised timeline.
What does passport status in process mean?
If you receive an “In Process” message, your application has been received and is under review. If your status says your passport has been mailed, but you have not received it after ten business days, you need to contact the National Passport Information Center to fill out a form stating you haven’t received it.
Are passports still being processed?
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, HMPO has continued to operate and process standard passport applications. Those who are most in need of passport services have been prioritised and HMPO has issued more than 6,500 passports for individuals on compassionate and emergency grounds.