Passport application status checker
To check the status of your standard passport application enter your passport application number below.
This tool cannot be used for:
- Citizenship by Descent applications with a passport. Citizenship by Descent registration with passport applications take up to 50 working days
- a refugee travel document (RTD) application
- a certificate of identity (COI) application.
Where can I find the passport application number?
Your application number is 2 letters and 10 numbers. It typically starts with
A or C.
You can find the application number in your:
- confirmation email with the subject line ‘Online application received’
- digital receipt, under the heading ‘application number’.