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:
- urgent passport applications
- refugee travel document (RTD) applications
- certificate of identity (COI) applications
- citizenship by descent and passport applications — these take up to 30 working days.
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’.