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Houston Passport renewal Status not updated as received
I applied for my passport renewal and sent all the documents to Houston ckgs application center on 26th May, the Fedex status says the parcel has been delivered, but still till today ckgs portal don't show the status as received. do any one on the same boat?

Thanks
Chandan
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Atlanta Indian Consulate - positive Indian Passport Renewal experience
Below is my overwhelmingly positive experience at Atlanta Indian Consulate for Indian Passport Renewal

Passport picked up by me just now... Took exactly 1 week for new passport to reach my hand, after the old passport left my hand...

May 22, 2020 - Friday01:05 pmPassport picked up by FedEx.

Your AWB Number is *********

To track the ‘Progress of Your Shipment’, log onto the site of FedEx and enter your AWB Number.
May 22, 2020 - Friday12:06 pmPassport ‘Received’ at the CKGS application centre and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
May 22, 2020 - Friday12:01 pmApplication 'Reviewed' by Consulate and ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.
 
Please continue tracking your application status online.
May 21, 2020 - Thursday10:26 amApplication is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
May 21, 2020 - Thursday10:23 amApplication is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
May 21, 2020 - Thursday09:42 amApplication is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
May 20, 2020 - Wednesday12:27 pmApplication Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.

Full payment received and payment receipt sent to your registered email ID.

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

Please continue tracking your application status online.
May 19, 2020 - Tuesday05:14 pmApplication ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

You will receive an E-mail advising you of the outcome of the verification process.
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FedEx "Shipment exception Delay beyond our control"
So my to my pleasant surprise, my Passport has been renewed within a week and shipment sent out to my home through FedEx.

To my shock I am seeing

"Shipment exception
Delay beyond our control" in Atlanta GA, with no timeframe as to when the package will be delivered.

Not sure what in the world is happening at FedEx Atlanta GA, I hope FedEx doesnt lose both my old and new Passports..

Anyone ever faced this issue with FedEx? Not just for Passport, has anyone ever faced the "Shipment exception
Delay beyond our control" with FedEx for any other items... I have never faced this issue with any couriers in the past.. so am a bit nervous..

Thoughts/Advice are welcome..
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My first Indian Passport Renewal in US through Atlanta Consulate
Hi Everyone,

With all this COVID thing going on I scrambled to send in the application to renew my Indian passport as soon as I could when the Atlanta consulate opened last week and a half ago.

I need my Passport renewed by end of August 2020 to not affect my client work.

I FedExed my Passport yesterday and today the CKGS My Account status showed up as

May 19, 2020 - Tuesday 05:14 pm Application ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'. (it is now May 19th 10:35pm EST)

I noticed that most of folks on this forum especially everyone from Atlanta posted "Verified" by CKGS almost the next minute after CKGS received their application

I also noticed that there was an input box in the side bar in My Account page asking for a Reason for my Address Change, which I didnt notice before(Maybe I missed it in all the hurry), I filled the reason for Address Change, immediately the input box changed to "You have sent the request for address change." this was all probably around 2 hours ago around 8:30pm EST....

so not sure if I missed something that wouldve caused CKGS to not complete the verification of my application immediately the next minute.

I maybe a little too early asking this, but anyone went through a similar situation as me for CKGS taking a few days to complete the verification of their application, instead of doing the verification almost immediately?

Also did anyone get the input box on the left panel asking for the reason for address change?

I think the best thing to do now is to wait, any advice is much appreciated, I would rather be over cautious instead of missing something and causing a delay.
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Passport expiry in June 2020
My passport is expiring early June, and I have tried contacting the Indian consulate at SF (and other places) for a month now only to receive
template emails asking me to wait until "shelter in place is lifted". Did anyone have any luck? did you send a copy of the passport's expiration page?

anyone in a similar boat? what did you do to get their attention? Is anyone successful in getting their passport on time?
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Passport expiring in May 2020
If the passport is expiring in May 2020, is it considered emergency situation and application can be filed citing emergency? Does the legal status change if the Indian passport expires?

Anybody else on similar boat?
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No update since 20th March

My passport and my daughter's passport showing "under processing" since 20th March. No update since then. Anyone experiencing the same whose application sent to consulate on or after 20th March ?

Waiting for processing time 8-10 days. Will raise PRAMIT after that.
thanks

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Delay Due to COVID19
With Indian consulate closed across US, has anyone who has given for passport renewal still pending ? I tried reaching out to consulate but couldn't connect. on the website it says passport services temporarily halted due to COVID19..

Is anyone in same situation or know any information on estimated time it will take to get passport processed. For me it has been three weeks since the passport reached consulate for renewal. Please share if you have suggestions or information or similar situation ?
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Passport Re issue Atlanta
Honestly i was surprised by the efficiency of Indian Embassy Atlanta especially with the shutdown of everything.
its as fast as tatkal, even with a address change request.
it almost took me 2 weeks to fill the forms though, with address change being forced by the system

Mar 24, 2020 Tuesday
Passport Delivered

Mar 23, 2020 - Monday 12:32 pm
Passport picked up by FedEx.
Your AWB Number is 39XXXXXX

To track the ‘Progress of Your Shipment’, log onto the site of FedEx and enter your AWB Number.
Mar 23, 2020 - Monday 11:32 am
Passport ‘Received’ at the CKGS application centre and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery.

Mar 23, 2020 - Monday 11:29 am
Application 'Reviewed' by Consulate and ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.
 
Mar 18, 2020 - Wednesday 09:29 am
Application is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.

Mar 18, 2020 - Wednesday 09:23 am
Application is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.

Mar 17, 2020 - Tuesday 03:53 pm
Application is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.

Mar 17, 2020 - Tuesday 01:11 pm
Application Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.
Full payment received and payment receipt sent to your registered email ID.
The Consulate may request for further documents over and above those already submitted as per the Document Checklist.

Mar 17, 2020 - Tuesday 01:10 pm
Application ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

You will receive an E-mail advising you of the outcome of the verification process.Honestly i was surprised by the efficiency of Indian Embassy Atlanta especially with the shutdown of everything.
its as fast as tatkal, even with a address change request.
it almost took me 2 weeks to fill the forms though, with address change being forced by the system

Mar 24, 2020 Tuesday
Passport Delivered

Mar 23, 2020 - Monday 12:32 pm
Passport picked up by FedEx.
Your AWB Number is 39XXXXXX

To track the ‘Progress of Your Shipment’, log onto the site of FedEx and enter your AWB Number.
Mar 23, 2020 - Monday 11:32 am
Passport ‘Received’ at the CKGS application centre and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery.

Mar 23, 2020 - Monday 11:29 am
Application 'Reviewed' by Consulate and ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.
 
Mar 18, 2020 - Wednesday 09:29 am
Application is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.

Mar 18, 2020 - Wednesday 09:23 am
Application is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.

Mar 17, 2020 - Tuesday 03:53 pm
Application is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.

Mar 17, 2020 - Tuesday 01:11 pm
Application Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.
Full payment received and payment receipt sent to your registered email ID.
The Consulate may request for further documents over and above those already submitted as per the Document Checklist.

Mar 17, 2020 - Tuesday 01:10 pm
Application ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

You will receive an E-mail advising you of the outcome of the verification process.
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Passport reissue -Atlanta
Has anybody been facing the same issue as me for Atlanta ckgs my passport is pending with the consulate for more than 12 days now.

Below are my timelines:-
Mar 12, 2020 - Thursday09:07 amApplication is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Mar 12, 2020 - Thursday09:03 amApplication is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.

Please continue tracking your application status online.
Mar 11, 2020 - Wednesday04:21 pmApplication is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.

Please continue tracking your application status online.

Mar 11, 2020 - Wednesday10:35 amApplication Verification is ‘Complete’. Processing of your application will continue.

Mar 11, 2020 - Wednesday10:33 amApplication ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.

Please help if anyone know whom I can contact for this.
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