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manu379sree     04/10/2019 00:00 AM
 


Hi all,

I would like to know what are my options to expedite this process. I submitted passport on mar 29th to ckgs and right now it has been under process for decision making at EMBASSY for more than a week since march 1st. I have tickets booked to india on May 3rd. I was wondering if this is a difficult situation to obtain passport as per the timelines. I heard that the process has been expedited recently through ckgs. Would love to hear your opinions if anyone submitted and got the passport from atlanta.

Thanks!
Manasa

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rnk2019     04/02/2019 08:51 AM
 


I had submitted it 7 weeks back and did not get the passport. No one answers the calls / emails. Please let me know if that is the case. we sent the email to a couple of email address listed on the form and also Indian embassy website no response. this is driving us nuts.

Feb 13, 2019 - Wednesday 11:49 amApplication is 'Under Process' at Embassy for decision making.
Feb 13, 2019 - Wednesday 09:54 amApplication is 'In Transit' to the Embassy.
Feb 13, 2019 - Wednesday 09:23 amApplication is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.
Feb 12, 2019 - Tuesday 02:35 pmApplication Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.
The Embassy may request for further documents over and above those already submitted as per the Document Checklist.
Feb 11, 2019 - Monday 02:18 pm Application ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

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cboddu123     03/28/2019 23:49 PM
 


i have submitted my application 05-March-2019, the status shows Application is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making. from more than 3 weeks (form 06-march-2019 ).

I have sent mail to CKGS they responded as
" Consulate General of San Francisco has informed that, due to technical upgrades some delay is anticipated in extending emergency passport service from San Francisco and they are hoping to resolve the issue and resume regular service as soon as possible."

Even i sent a mail to <[email protected]>, <[email protected]> also not update

if any body hase same issue and got resolved please provide the details. because i have booked my tickets in mid of april. im worried will i get my passport by the time or not

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pandi79     03/28/2019 20:10 PM
 


I am very happy , still couldn't believe that I got the passport in three business days from Houston consulate in a normal process with three miscellaneous services requests (signature change, appearance change and mother name correction).

Applied passport on March 22 and passport was ready on March 27th. In the middle, I had to sent the passport application form again as the signature was missing on it.

Mar 27, 2019 - Wednesday
Passport ‘Received’ at the CKGS application centre and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery.

Mar 27, 2019 - Wednesday
Application 'Reviewed' by Consulate and ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.
 

Mar 26, 2019 - Tuesday
Application is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.

Mar 26, 2019 - Tuesday
Application is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.

Mar 25, 2019 - Monday
Application is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.

Mar 25, 2019 - Monday
We have 'Received' the 'Incomplete Documents' mentioned below but the contents have 'Not Been Verified'. An update on the progress of your application will be sent to you post verification.

Document Name Remarks Status
Online Passport Application Form Signature is missing on First page of Government NRI Application Form.Please go to https://portal4.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html and follow the steps below:1) Click on ‘User Login’ and login using your login id and Password 2) Reprint a copy of your Government NRI Application Form, Sign on First page of form and ship it to the Passport Application Center.You can purchase shipping from https://passport.in.ckgs.us/myaccount/. Received

Mar 25, 2019 - Monday
Your Application continues to be 'On Hold' due to 'Pending Incomplete Documents'.

Document Name Remarks Status
Online Passport Application Form Signature is missing on First page of Government NRI Application Form.Please go to https://portal4.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html and follow the steps below:1) Click on ‘User Login’ and login using your login id and Password 2) Reprint a copy of your Government NRI Application Form, Sign on First page of form and ship it to the Passport Application Center.You can purchase shipping from https://passport.in.ckgs.us/myaccount/. Received

Once CKGS receives the required documents and post verification, your application process will resume.

We have also sent you an email notification.
Mar 22, 2019 - Friday
Your Application is 'On Hold' due to the 'Incomplete Documents'.

Document Name Remarks Status
Online Passport Application Form Signature is missing on First page of Government NRI Application Form.Please go to https://portal4.passportindia.gov.in/Online/index.html and follow the steps below:1) Click on ‘User Login’ and login using your login id and Password 2) Reprint a copy of your Government NRI Application Form, Sign on First page of form and ship it to the Passport Application Center.You can purchase shipping from https://passport.in.ckgs.us/myaccount/. Pending

Once CKGS receives the documents and post verification, your application process will resume.

We have also sent you an email notification.
Mar 22, 2019 - Friday
Application Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.

The Consulate may request for further documents over and above those already submitted as per the Document Checklist.

Mar 22, 2019 - Friday
Application ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

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abhi555     03/28/2019 11:43 AM
 


Applied for passport original docs sent Feb 26.
Since I sent old photos taken from India, got rejected as shoulders were not visible.
Got new photos from local Costco.
Photos accepted March 13
11:04 am Application is 'Under Process' at Embassy for decision making. - March 14.

Hopefully I will get passport before April 29th, booked tickets already.

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guest123#     03/26/2019 16:27 PM
 


Its already been more than 2 weeks that my passport application is "Under Process" at the Embassy. Now, I am wondering if the status would change just within next few days(within 3 weeks) or not.
I am already afraid after reading others experiences of not having received even till 2 months.
Also, I have tried mailing quite a many times to the CGISF regarding my urgent need of the new passport. They do reply back but don't really do anything to expedite the process.

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pankaj_vohra     03/25/2019 18:34 PM
 


Mar 25, 2019 - Passport Delivered
Mar 22, 2019 - Passport picked up by FedEx.
Mar 20, 2019 - Passport ‘Received’ at the CKGS application center and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery.
Mar 20, 2019 - Application 'Reviewed' by Consulate and ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.
Feb 27, 2019 - Application is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.
Feb 27, 2019 - Application is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.
Feb 26, 2019 - Application is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.
Feb 26, 2019 - Application Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.
Feb 26, 2019 - Application ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

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sureshboggarapu     03/25/2019 13:38 PM
 



i have applied for my son passport renewal application in jan 22nd still waiting , is any one got their passport renewal after jan.
 
Jan 24, 2019 - Application is 'Under Process' at Embassy for decision making.

Jan 24, 2019 - Application is 'In Transit' to the Embassy.

Jan 23, 2019 - Application is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.

Jan 22, 2019 - Application Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.

Jan 22, 2019 - Application ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

Jan 24, 2019 11:49 am Application is 'Under Process' at Embassy for decision making.

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jktripathy     03/24/2019 20:37 PM
 


My wife & I applied for Passport renewal at CKGS, DC personally. During submission we were told due to system upgrade currently the renewal takes longer, 5 weeks in place of 3 weeks.

The status at CKGS site shows pending at Embassy for decision making. It has been more than 5 weeks already. We have tickets to India on April 5th. Does anyone know how to expedite it?

Feb 18, 2019 - Application is 'Under Process' at Embassy for decision making.
Feb 18, 2019 - Application is 'In Transit' to the Embassy.
Feb 18, 2019 - Application is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.
Feb 15, 2019 - Application Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.

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TJ556677     03/13/2019 20:32 PM
 


Just submitted today March 13th. I need it by April 15th positively.
Feeling afraid after reading some negative experiences.

I have a change of appearance as yes. Dont know if that will delay.

Worried most about the police verification. That is where everything gets stuck.

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