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Where can I check the status of my a passport card application?

by Kenneth
(Hazlet, NJ, USA)

Question: I submitted the forms and documents needed for a passport card, including my passport book. My check was cashed, but I can't locate the status of my card.


Answer: It takes approximately 5-7 days for a passport application to become available for tracking. You need to wait at least this long before doing a search.

Also, it takes 4-6 weeks for regular processing of a passport application. If you requested expedited service, it can take 2-3 weeks.

To check the status of your application online you will need:

* Your last name, including suffixes without punctuation except the hyphen, (for example: Jones III, Patton Jr, Jackson-Smith, O Brien, Mc Queen, Varela Garcia),

* Date of birth in the following format: MM/DD/YYYY, and

* The last four digits of your Social Security Number.

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