U.S. Passport Application Status

Before you may enter your personal information to get a passport application status check, you must review the Department of State's Privacy and Computer Fraud and Abuse Acts Notices and Disclaimers.
This link will open up a new page. Once you have read the notice and disclaimer, close that window and click on the box below to indicate you have read them. You will then be able to input your last name, date of birth, and last four digits of your Social Security Number.

Special Issuance Passports
This tool does not reflect the correct status or delivery information for applications processed at the Special Issuance Agency, including applications for:
  • Diplomatic passports
  • Official passports
  • Service passports
  • No-fee regular passports
  • Regular Fee passports issued by SIA
To check the status of a special issuance passport application, you may either contact your federal travel office or refer to the SIA status check instructions from an official U.S. government internet connection.

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