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After submission of documents at the Visa Application Centre, you can also check the status of your application online by simply providing the unique VAC Reference Number and your Date of Birth. VAC reference number can be found on the Invoice-Cum-Receipt provided by Submission Officer at the Visa Application Centre at the time of submission.

To track your application online please click here.

Please note that the time for passport collection is from Monday to Friday, except weekends and holidays. To check the Visa Application Centre working hours please click here

During the passport collection at the Visa Application Centre it is required to provide the following:

  • Original payment receipt that was provided by a manager during documents submission.
  • Original proof of identity (internal passport).
  • For minors: birth certificate.

If you have ordered a courier delivery and receive the passport outside of the Visa Application Centre, please be ready to provide the following documents:

  • Original Payment receipt.
  • Document confirming your identity (internal passport).

After submission of the application, the applicant will be informed only through email about the missing documentation/additional requirement, if any. The applicant will be obliged to fulfill the same within15 days from the date of first email communication concerning the same.

The applicant must ensure that he/she clearly writes his/her active email address and telephone number on first page of the visa application form (field number 17).

The Embassy will not be responsible for any delay in communicating the missing/additional requirements to the applicant due to non-availability of his/her email address.