Check Passport Application Status

Find out the current status of your passport application. There are two ways you can check the application status, online or by phone. You will need the following information in order to do this:

  • Last name include suffixes (Jones III, Patton Jr, etc.) and include hyphens as appropriate (Jackson-Smith)
  • Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy)
  • Last Four Digits of Social Security Number

Check passport application status online

To check the latest status online, follow the steps outlined below:

  • Access the Online Passport Status System to check your application status
  • It takes 7-10 business days after you applied for your application to be trackable online
  • Receive automatic email updates on the status of your application by entering your email address after locating your pending application in the Online Passport Status System

Check passport application status by phone

To check the latest status over the phone, call the National Passport Information Center at 877-487-2778 or 888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY) to speak to a Customer Service Representative (Se habla español). Their passport office hours are (all times eastern):

Days Times
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 10:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 3:00pm
*Excluding Federal Holidays