You can't verify the number, but if the physical passport is presented, it's easy to verify. If the passport was issued after 2007 (i.e.: any currently valid passport), and the physical passport is presented to you, it's actually easy to verify. You just need an Android phone and a e-passport reader app.How do you check the status of your passport application?
How to Check the Status of Your Passport Application. Another way to check the status of your passport application is to call the National Passport Information Center at 877-487-2778. An automated system provides passport information 24 hours a day, and customer representatives are available from 8am to 10pm Eastern Standard Time.How long does it take to receive your passport?
It can take anywhere from 24 hours to six weeks or more depending upon where you apply, when you apply and when you are traveling. In general, it takes two to six weeks from the time of application to receive a passport.