You asked: How long does Indian Consulate take to process passport?

How long does it take to get your passport back from VFS?

“Customers with a passport submission letter must fill the webform on our website: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/ind/en/can/. Submission of passports at our visa application centres is strictly prohibited… return of your stamped passport may take upto 14 days once delivered to the high commission,” VFS says.

Does Indian passport renewal need police verification?

Under new policies, police verification is not required for reissue/renewal of passport if the applicant submits the renewal application before his/her current passport expires. Additionally, the applicant’s previous police verification should be clear and he/she should have no criminal cases against him/her.

How long does it take to get a passport during Covid?

As of October 29, routine processing is 8 to 11 weeks and expedite processing (for an additional $60) is 5 to 7 weeks. Our processing times begin the day we receive your application at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply for a passport at a local acceptance facility.

How long does it take to process a passport renewal?

It normally takes about three weeks to receive a passport, no matter where you apply.

Can I check my passport status?

Check Your Passport Status by Phone

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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. … You can use the automated system to check your passport information 24 hours a day.

What happens if my passport doesn’t come in time?

If you do not receive your passport days before your trip, you may try to schedule an appointment at a regional agency by calling 1-877-487-2778. Regional agencies cater to individuals who need to travel urgently and those who are traveling due to a life-or-death emergency. They can issue passports in 72 hours or less.

What is the fastest way to get a passport?

If you need to get a passport quickly, you will need to have your passport renewal expedited and pay additional fees. To make an appointment at a Regional Passport Agency, call 1-877-487-2778; TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793 Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 10 PM ET.