“Your passport has not been handed over to VFS. Kindly contact our regional call centres for further queries” If you get this message when you try checking your passport status in VFS website
You neednot have to worry about the Visa status. Visa process would havebeen completed but US consulate would not have forwarded your Passport to VFS for delivery.
This delay may be there for 1 or 2 days but you will get the changed status soon on VFS site.
In the mean time one can contact 04442316767/ 04428574242/04442316969.
One can also track the status by sending sms :
Get your visa status now on your mobile phone!!!! just type in visa (space) US (space) passport number and sms to 57333
For SMS rates please
The rates for SMS service are as given below: Mobile Operator Cost Per SMS
Airtel, Idea, Reliance & Spice Mobile Rs. 10/-
BSNL Rs. 5/-
Tata Telecom Rs. 13/-
If one wish to collect their passport in person they can do so by following process:
Kindly produce your HDFC fee receipt and interview appointment letter at the time of collecting your passport.
If your passport is not collected by 1700 hrs, it will be automatically dispatched to you by courier.
Once VFS status shows as Your visa handed over to Bluedart one can track their passport delivery status and get email alert by using the following link.
In place of tracking no. choose ref. no. http://www.bluedart.com/