What are passport details?

Asked by: Dr. Liam Keeling  |  Last update: November 3, 2022
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Passports are small booklets that typically contain the bearer's name, place of birth, date of birth, the date of issue, date of expiry, passport number, photo and signature. There are several types of passports depending on the status of the bearer in their home country.

How can I check my passport details?

Step 1: Visit the https://www.passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/welcomeLink# and select the 'Track Your Application Status' tab. Step 2: From the drop-down menu, select the type of passport from among the options listed. Step 3: Enter your 15-digit file number and your date of birth in the format prescribed.

What is included in passport data?

The system will contain name, birthdate, place of birth, phone number, email address, personal mailing address, last known permanent address, alternate names, social security number (SSN), family information, gender, age, biometrics, photograph, passport book/card information, height, hair and eye color.

What information is in a passport book?

The main feature of a passport book is for your identification. This includes a photo of you as well as general information such as name, birthdate, address, sex, and more. This identification page also lists the date that you received your passport and the expiration date.

What are the 3 types of passports?

Passport Types

Regular passport (of maroon color) Special passport (green) Diplomatic passport (black) Service passport (grey)

Everything You Need to Know About Your Passport

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Are there 2 types of passports?

In the United States, there are four types of passports that can be issued, and they are regular passports, official passports, diplomatic passports and passport cards.

Is it safe to share passport number?

Not much unless you have access to some pretty specific databases. Even then, you might be able to find out where I last entered a country and not much else. You need a lot more information to commit identity theft or fraud.

What is passport ID number?

What is a Passport Reference Number? Passport Reference Number is the 12 digit unique number that is allotted to the passport applicants against the application submitted by them. This number is in the combination of alphanumeric and is a system generated number.

Can I view my passport online?

Access the Online Passport Status System to check your application status. You may not be able to get a status update for 2 weeks after you apply or renew. During these weeks, your application and supporting documents are safely on their way to us.

How do you write your passport number?

The Passport Number may only include the letters A to Z and the numbers 0 to 9. Do not include spaces within the Passport Number. These examples include characters that will prevent an enquiry from being processed correctly. In the last example, the letter 'O' was entered when a number '0' was required.

Can passport be downloaded?

Downloadable forms to apply for fresh issue or re-issue of passport is provided by Passport Seva portal under Consular Passport and Visa Division of Ministry of External Affairs. Users can also access the link for e-form for Police Clearance Certificate (PCC).

How many numbers is a passport number?

What is an alphanumeric passport number? The passport number in the NGP book begins with a letter, followed by eight numbers. It is located in the top right corner of your data page and is included throughout the NGP book on the bottom of each page.

How can I get a copy of my passport online?

Answer: It is not possible to obtain a copy of a passport online. If you applied two weeks ago and did not request expedited service, it is highly probable that your application has not been processed. Routine service usually takes from 4 to 5 weeks.

Are all passport numbers 9 digits?

U.S. Passport and Visa Number Entry

While most U.S. Passport numbers are nine digits and most U.S. visa numbers are eight digits, some are not. Last year, we implemented a workaround for entering document numbers that do not fit the usual pattern.

Is passport and ID the same?

A passport is a booklet with either 32 pages (standard passport) or 66 pages (business passport). The pages provide space for visas and stamps. An ID card is a small card the size of a bank card. This makes it easy to carry with you in your purse or wallet.

Can anyone misuse my passport details?

High Court says information can be misused

“After all, passport number is not only personal information but also an identification proof, specifically when one travels abroad,” the Bench added.

Can someone steal my identity with my passport?

Hackers steal passport and ID card data to use it for illegal activities, such as crossing borders and taking bank loans in another person's name. Cybercriminals only need to get the victim's full name, birthday, nationality, and passport number to falsify their documents.

What can someone do with a photo of your passport?

These account access scams most frequently target cryptocurrency exchanges, payment systems and betting websites, the research found, but crooks also may use your passport scan to open fraudulent bank accounts for money laundering purposes or to collect the sign-up rewards.

Do passport numbers change?

Is it possible to book a flight on September 2019 while my passport will expire on December 2019? In short, I will renew my passport on June 2019 after I return to my home country. In renewing passport, your passport number will also change.

What is official passport type?

The blue passport book, alternately referred to as the Regular or Tourist passport, is the most commonly issued U.S. passport. Diplomatic - Black diplomatic passports are issued to Foreign Service Officers and other persons with diplomatic or comparable status.

Why is my new passport different?

While our previous electronic passports are secure, the Next Generation Passport book uses new technologies to produce a more robust passport with enhanced security features, such as a polycarbonate data page, laser-engraved personalization, and updated artwork.

What is a copy of a passport?

What does photocopy of a passport mean? It means exactly what it says, a photocopy of your passport. This is a printed piece of paper that shows the relevant page of your passport, in case yours is lost or stolen and you need to apply for a new passport.

Where is the 9 digit passport number?

Numbering. 9 digits, printed on page 1. These are entered on the biodata page (page 2) in the same style as the personal details. The serial number is perforated from page 1 of the passport through to the rear cover.

How many days will take to get a passport?

(a) In its Citizens' Charter, Ministry is committed to issue a fresh passport in 'Normal' category within 30 working days [excluding Police Verification (PV)].

Does passport have 0 or O?

Answer is in your itself. Alphabet “O” will be broad in size and short in height. Numeric “0” will be thin and height.