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Renewal @ NY
My experience @ New York consulate

Feb 18th, 2020 Tuesday:
Application ‘Received’ by CKGS and 'Not Verified'.
After couple of hours status change to 'Verified'.
Application is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.

Feb 19th, 2020 Wednesday:
Application is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.

Feb 26th, 2020 Wednesday:
Application 'Reviewed' by Consulate and ‘In Transit’ to CKGS Application Centre.
Passport ‘Received’ at the CKGS application centre and is at the ‘Sorting Facility’ where it is being processed for delivery
Passport picked up by FedEx.

Feb 27th, 2020 Thursday:
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How many photographs are required?
How many photographs are required to renew Indian passport from USA?

Do we have to send them any loose photos?

Or just stick 2 photographs to each forms?

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Indian passport renewal in Atlanta

My application status showing "Application is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making" from last 20 days ? is anyone waiting same experience at Atlanta consulate.
and my application status waiting time showing "Average Processing time 6-8 weeks"
and after Feb 06, 2020 there are no updates.

This is my first time Indian passport renewal at USA and my last passport issued in India.

Feb 06, 2020
09:10 am
Application is 'Under Process' at Consulate for decision making.
Please continue tracking your application status online.

Feb 06, 2020
09:08 am
Application is 'In Transit' to the Consulate.
Please continue tracking your application status online.

Feb 06, 2020
08:46 am
Application is ‘Under Process’ at CKGS.
Please continue tracking your application status online.

Feb 05, 2020
03:47 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.
Please continue tracking your application status online.

Feb 05, 2020 :
03:47 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 Renewal Chicago Consulate
Did anybody apply for renewal of passport very recently with Chicago consulate, how much time it is taking for renewal of passport, I heard there is technical glitch that is going on with in the consulate, please provide response if anybody have applied at Chicago consulate and waiting for passport
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On the final page, i found this form AuthorityLetterforCollectionofPassport

Do we have to submit this along passport package? Its not mention in checklist!
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Passport status in Received state for 1 week
I applied for passport renewal as normal application at San Francisco location. It's in received state since 1 week with no progress from the first stage. It feels odd based on the past experiences I read here. Has anybody have similar experience lately?
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Indian Passport Renewal from USA
During address filling in

When i fill Village/Town/City : Rajkot
District : Rajkot

On step 8 : Passport Preview

When i check my address in preview, it shows me two times RAJKOT RAJKOT. This was not in my previous passport.

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Upgrade to Tatkal
Hello All,

Applied Passport renewal in normal Process and waiting for approval since 14 days.
is there any option to upgrade current application Tatkal ??

Please let me know if there is any option to upgrade
Thanks in advance
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No activation email from government seva
Hello All,

I started Indian Passport renewal through CKGS and reached step 6 where I was redirected to government passport seva portal.

I registered using all the details. But I have been waiting for an email with the activation link so I can proceed with filling the form. I have checked my spam multiple times, it is not there either.

Can anyone tell me how long do I have to wait for it? And what are my options if I don't receive it at all?

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Hello All,

I have started Indian Passport renewal process through CKGS and reached at Step 6: Go to the Government site to fill the NRI Passport Form. Now it's redirecting me to the following site. to register account and open application.

I was going through guide provided by the immihelp site and it gives
which is different site for the form than one provided by the CKGS.

So my question is, whether system got changed for the Indian Gov site for Passport application of NRI?
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