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Passport Re-issuance at VFS
Below is my passport renewal timelines at NY

My Application (Normal)
Jan 19: Sent package via Fedex. Tuesday EOD
Jan 20: Packaged delivered by 9:30 AM
Jan 21: Email and SMS from VFS that package received
Jan 28: We have ‘Received’ your Application and your application is now ‘Under Process’ at New York.
Jan 29: Your Application has been ‘Processed’ at the VFS India Consular application Centre and currently is ‘In-Transit‘ to the Embassy of India/Consulate General of India for decision making.
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VFS Indian Passport Renewal Chicago- Tatkal
I applied for a Tatkal passport renewal and now the passport is with Indian embassy. I found that i have made a mistake in filling my fathers name in passport application form.
Anyone know what happens next.. Will they return the passport to fill a new form or the passport might get printed with wrong name?
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NYC - VFS - Minor Passport Renewel
Jan -11: Package sent through FedEx.

Jan -12: FedEx delivered the package to VFS and signed it by D.Deepa.

But no acknowledgement & updates from VFS yet. Does just wondering have anyone facing a similar delay from VFS?
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Indian passport renewal in NYC - No update for a week after an acknowledgement email
I had sent my Indian passport renewal application to VFS New York center.

My application was delivered by FedEx on January 20.

I received an email and SMS on January 21 "Dear Customer, your package has been received at the VFS application center. Our current processing times are longer than usual. Your application will be reviewed with 48-72 business hours. You are requested to track the status of your application after 2-3 business days"

It has been one week and I haven't received any email or SMS regarding the status of my application.

Is this within the normal processing time for VFS NY application center?

Thank you.
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Status Not Moving From 'Print has been initiated for passport' since 1 Week
My Passport Status still 'Print has been initiated for passport' since 1 Week? Any idea why it is not moving to next status ?

Also I have not received any email for Police Verification or anything else. The VFS tracking shows 'Reached to Embassy' which is obvious.

Thanks !
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Passport Renewal NYC - Normal Processing
I have filed for Passport Renewal in "Normal" Track.
How much time would it take to go to next status from : "Passport application is under review at Indian Embassy/Consulate"...

Timeline:

01/07/2021 - FedEx delivered application at NYC Office
01/12/2021 - VFS Email and Text message - "Your application will be reviewed with 48-72 business hours.
You are requested to track the status of your application after 2-3 business days."
01/18/2021 - VFS Global Notification with Tracking ID (ARN)
01/19/2021 - VFS Site: Your Application has been ‘Processed’ at the VFS India Consular application Centre and currently is ‘In-Transit‘
                        to the Embassy of India/Consulate General of India for decision making.
01/19/2021 - VFS Site: Your application has been forwarded to the Embassy
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01/20/2021 - Indian Embassy Site : Passport application is under review at Indian Embassy/Consulate.
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Passport Renewal - VFS new York- Tracking return
Anyone facing same problem as me - Below mail received from the consulate
/******************************/
Date: 26-01-2021
Tracking ID is: XX-XXXXXXX

Dear Applicant,

Your document (s) is dispatched using the return label purchased or sent by you. To ‘Track and Trace‘ of the courier purchased from VFS India Consular application centre, please visit: http://www.Fedex.com and use the courier tracking ID to get the updated status of your application.
If you have used your prepaid label then track the status via the website of the concerned service provider.

Please note this is an auto - generated email. Kindly do not reply to this email.

Regards,

VFS Global
/*************************************

- After this there is no update on FedEx at time of posting this.

If anyone has faced this for delivery from NYC. Fedex tracking still showing "Pending".
Please share you experience. I hope to get in next one or two days.
Tracking FedEx continuously but no status update.
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Passport Renewal - VFS SFO
I had shipped the passport application to VFS Center SFO on 10th Jan 2021. The VFS office was impacted due to Covid but got reopened on 15th Jan 2021 and my application was delivered as per FEDEX tracking at 10:25AM. It was signed by J.JOYCE.
I have not got any SMS or Email acknowledgement from VFS. Sent several emails and called them as well and they are asking me to wait for another 5-6 business days as they were still processing the backlog. This is really frustrating as I do not know where my application is and what is the status on same. Please advise if anyone had similar experience and if this can be brought to notice of SFO consulate. Can consulate help me tracking my application? Also why did consulate chose such lousy service providers, we never had such issues with CKGS.
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Passport Renewal - VFS new York
I received mail that you passport has been dispatched via courier.
When I tried to check with FedEx , it states delivery pending and will be updated once package is received.

Is any one in same boat. its been one day since the email was received.

If any one faced same delay. Any Input will be valuable.
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Indian passport renewal - SFO
Below is my passport renewal timelines at SFO

My Application (Normal)
Dec 19: Sent package via Fedex.
Dec 21: Packaged delivered
Dec 22: Email from VFS that package received
Dec 29: Under process at ICAC
Dec 30: Processed at ICAC and in transit to embassy
-- Govt website
Jan 4: Application and fees received
Jan 20: Print initiated
Jan 21: Passport has been printed.
Jan 22: Passport has been printed and will be delivered shortly.
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Jan 23: Email from VFS " your application has been reviewed by Embassy and documents will be disptached"
Jan 25: Passports dispatched by VFS
Jan 26: Received my old and new passport

Another application i sent last week (Application in Tatkal for minor)
Jan 18: Sent package via Fedex
Jan 19: Package delivered.
----- No acknowledgement from VFS!!!!!----
Jan 25: Email from VFS " Received application and there are some missing documents"

will post further updates on second application
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