In cases where one is required to give an interview for acquiring a Visa, one often has to face a long wait to receive their Visa and passport. Many embassies require that you leave your passport with them and upon approval both the Visa and the passport will be ready for pickup. The pickup point will be the embassy in which one gave the Visa interview itself. Embassies usually alert the applicant through SMS or email stating that their visa and Passport are ready to be picked up. For example the wait can be as long as 14 working days if it has to be collected from the US embassy and 7 working days if the courier service chosen is Blue dart.
This wait may seem like an eternity at times and the suspense of not knowing the status can get very frustrating. But there is a way to check visa status or the progress of your visa application online by simply entering in your passport number
Track Visa Status Using Passport Number
Based on the type of Visa chosen, one can track their passport and visa status. For example if one has applied for a non-immigrant visa to the United States then they would have to fill out the Form DS-160. Visa status track online can be done by simply logging on to the embassy website where in they would find the page to track their visa status. All that is required is to choose the particular location and enter their application ID or case number and the web page will show the details of their passport and application status.
For other Visas, one can simply enter the passport number. Again using the USA as an example, one can find the track my passport page on the consulate website. An applicant need only enter his passport number and he/she will be able to view the current status of his/hers passport. It is important to note that during the time of filling out the visa application for any country, one must enter the correct details of their email ID and Mobile number as they may get notifications on key stages of their Visa processing.
For Australia one simply needs to key in the basic details such as their case number or reference number and the passport number and they would be able to view the status of their application and passport. Austria requires that the applicant key in their date of birth and reference number. So, the finer details of information required varies from country to country but almost all online Visa applications will allow the applicant to track the status of their application and passport online as well.
How To Check Uae Visa Status With Passport Number ?
With the wanderlust bug having bitten almost every individual, travelling around the world has gained a new momentum, regardless of the reasons. There are a number of popular destinations that Indians generally travel to, such as London, Australia and the UAE. However, in order to visit other countries, tourists will have to first procure a visa.
This article will talk about the steps that will have to be followed to check the status of a UAE visa online.
Steps To Check UAE Visa Status Online
- Individuals will have to first visit the eDNRD website and login using their credentials.
- They will have to have the following information -
- Application Number
- Date of Birth
- Once this information is provided, individuals will have to clear the security check and click on submit.
- Their application status will be displayed.
News About Check Visa Status With Passport Number
Czech Republic Visa Application Centres inaugurated in Chandigarh, Jalandhar
The Czech Republic Embassy and VFS Global inaugurated Czech Republic Visa Application Centres in both Chandigarh and Jalandhar, further extending the visa application network in North India. With these 2 centres, the total number of Czech Republic visa centres in India is now 16.
The Chandigarh centre was inaugurated by the Czech Republic Ambassador in India, Milan Hovorka, in a ceremony held today. The centre is located at:
Chandigarh – 160002
On the occasion, Hovorka said that the launch of the Chandigarh Visa Application Centre reflects the Czech Republic’s sincere commitment to fulfill the growing demands of Czech Visas among tourists, businesses and culture in India.
The Chief Operating Officer of VFS Global - Middle East and South Asia, Vinay Malhotra said that the Czech Republic is rapidly increasing in popularity as a tourist destination among Indian travellers.
12th July 2017
India to offer long-term business and tourist visa to Dutch passport holders
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to the Netherlands, announced that Dutch passport holders will be offered long-term business and tourist visa. Netherlands is the third largest source of FDI in India and also has the second largest Indian population in a foreign country after the UK. This year, the 2 countries are celebrating 70 years of Indo-Dutch diplomatic relations. Modi invited the CEOs of major Dutch companies to invest in India as Netherlands is considered a natural partner, helping with the development of the Indian economy. He described India as a land of opportunities with a growth rate of more than 7%.
The PM is on a 3-nation tour where India has made 7,000 reforms to attract FDI in real estate, defence, and other sectors. Modi thanked the European Nations for supporting India's membership in the Missile Technology Control Regime. India has signed 3 MoUs with Netherlands in Social Security, cultural cooperation, and water cooperation. PMs of both the countries reaffirmed their commitment to the climate change accord and development of renewable energy. Mark Rutte, the Dutch PM, commended India’s major sustainable initiatives such as ‘Clean India’ and ‘Make in India’.
3rd July 2017
Increase in Foreign Tourists This Year
Foreign tourists have been drawn to India’s culture and beauty for a long time. The Union Ministry of Tourism has stated that tourism in the country has grown this year when compared to last year. A growth of 55.3% and 19.5% has been recorded in the number of foreign tourist arrivals under the E-Tourist and normal Visa respectively. This year has seen a total of 6.3 lakh foreign tourists who have arrived on a normal Visa when compared to the 5.27 lakh and 5.09 lakh visitors in the month of May in the year 2016 and 2015 respectively. The list of top 15 countries which have registered for an E-Tourist Visa to India is led by United States, United Kingdom, China, Germany, Australia, France, Canada, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, Spain, UAE, Thailand, and South Africa.
21st June 2017
White House Says that PM Modi’s ‘New India Vision’ Will Aid Job Creation in the US
Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, has long had a vision for a new India, and the White House administration has revealed that it will aid job creation in the United States. The Prime Minister is expected to meet President Donald Trump for the very first time when he travels to the United States later this month. The meeting for the two national leaders is scheduled for the 26th of June, and it is expected to revolve around expanding the partnership between the United States and India.
Sean Spicer, the Press Secretary for the White House revealed that “US energy and technologies, including natural gas, are helping to build Prime Minister Modi's vision for a new India and creating thousands of US jobs in the process."
15th June 2017
About France launches a visa application center (VAC) in Bangalore
The French tourism agency - Atout France has opened a visa application center (VAC) in Bangalore to facilitate visa applications from their office in Langford town. Considering the increasing number of Indian visitors in France, the new center in Bangalore will be a part the global pilot project to encourage French tourism. The applicants from cities can also visit Bangalore to apply for their visa. With an estimated turnaround time of 48 hours from application, the new French visa will be provided to the applicants from one of the fully-equipped VACs in Bangalore. The VAC will accept payments from the applicants in cash as well as through debit and credit cards. The French VACs are also expected to be opened in Delhi and Mumbai in the near future. The new center will cater to a large number of applicants that will boost the economy of France through tourism. Bangalore is one among the few places from where the most number of Indians are visiting France for tourism, education, business, etc.
22nd May 2017
Dubai Initiates Visa-On-Arrival for Indians
Dubai has initiated visa-on-arrival service for Indians who have a valid US green card or visa. In March, the decision to offer visa-on-arrival facility from May 1, 2017 to people with Indian passports and US green card/visa was approved by the UAE Cabinet. This step has been taken to improve the economic, political and trade relations between India and UAE. To avail this visa, travelers must ensure that their passport is valid for at least 6 months. The visa will allow them to enter in the UAE for 14 days and provide an option to extend the stay for another 14 days.
11th May 2017
Indian Embassy to the US plans to hold Open House on visa-related issues
The Indian Embassy in Washington and its 5 consulates in the US have taken the initiative to hold an Open House to address issues related to visa, passport and Overseas Citizens of India card. Navtej Sarna, the Indian Ambassador to the US, said at a reception held in his honour by the top Indian-American community associations, that the Indian Embassy will hold Open House on visa-related issues from January. The Open House will be held every fortnight wherein people can walk in to have their grievances related to passports, visas, and OCI cards by the senior officials. Deputy Indian Ambassador, Taranjit Singh Sandhu highlighted the role of the Indian American community in strengthening India-US relationship. He urged the gathering to involve 2nd generation Indian Americans in community activities to strengthen India-US ties.
19th December 2016
Visa centre for the UAE opens in Delhi
A visa issuance centre and overseas consular office for the UAE has been set up in New Delhi. The issuance of Emirati visas will be eased out the consular services for all the residents of India and citizens of India. This will be facilitating Indian workers to enter the UAE. At present, this is the 6th overseas operation centre started by the UAE in a foreign country.
This will accelerate the visa procedure at the UAE entry points. The center in India was inaugurated by the undersecretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Mohammad Mir Abdullah Al Raisi. Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung was present there along with other Indian and Emirati officials. This center used the latest techniques that are internationally acclaimed and issues visas for achieving customer satisfaction. Indian who wish to work in the UAE must submit all the required documents, and medical certificates. Biometric screens and the submitted documents will be analyzed and verified for authenticity. This process will ensure that the people entering the UAE do not have any contagious diseases. Appreciation towards this process was expressed by Al Raisi and he mentioned that the relationship between India and the UAE are getting better.
26th October 2016