Renewing an Expired Passport

Steps to Renew an Expired Passport

Renewing a U.S. passport is relatively easy if the passport is still in effect, and usually not too much harder if the passport is expired.

In many instances, the passports can be renewed by mail, while at other time passport holders will need to apply in person.

The U.S. Department of State issues passports for American citizens who want to travel abroad. As most countries require passports to be good for three to six months, or longer, after the traveler leaves …

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Applying for a Passport Outside the United States

Many US citizens who travel, do business, visit or reside permanently outside of the United States may have the need to renew or replace their current passports at some point or another. However, it is fundamental to be aware that the process of applying for a passport overseas is very different from the process of applying for a passport within the United States. Even though the application forms, requirements, supporting documents and fees are all the same, each individual overseas US embassy or consulate has …

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What to Do If You Lose Your Passport

What to do if your U.S. Passport Gets Lost or Stolen

The United States passport is a highly respected passport overseas due to the well established diplomatic and international relations, as well as the effective foreign policies that the United States has with other countries in terms of benefits, foreign aid, imports and exports. The U.S. passport offers its holders visa free travel to many countries around the world with a maximum duration of stay of about 90 days; sufficient time for holiday travel, doing …

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Applying for a Passport from Outside the US

When applying for a U.S. Passport from outside of the United States, there are a great many procedural similarities, but also a few particulars that set is apart form the usual routine. This article will help to walk you through the necessary steps to get your U.S. Passport if you are in another country.

Get acquainted with your nearest U.S. Embassy & Consulate

The biggest difference in applying for a U.S. Passport outside …

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Damaged Passport Replacement

When traveling, it is sometimes difficult to remember where each of your items is hiding. The toothbrush may be in the carry-on; your dress shoes are in the regular luggage; your wallet is in the inside front pocket of your jacket; and you are probably clutching your passport in your hand so that it is visible and at the ready when security asks to see it. However, sometimes your passport has a little mishap and gets damaged. Maybe it fell into a puddle when you …

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What to do if you lose your passport

A U.S. Passport allows people to travel internationally for business and pleasure. However, on very rare occasions, you may find that your passport has become lost or stolen. This may seem scary, because leaving your house without your drivers license is one thing, but being in a foreign country without any proof of identification can make a person feel lost. Luckily, there are contingencies in place in case of such an unfortunate event.

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Passport Processing Time

How Long Does It Take To Get A Passport?

Travel – both for business and recreational reasons, is on the rise, and there is no better reason to have a U.S. Passport. In addition to being able to hop on a plane overseas, Federal Legislation has made it so that even road trips to Canada and Mexico require a traveler to present a Passport at the border.

Getting a U.S. Passport can be …

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Temporary Passport

A temporary passport is an emergency way to re-enter the United States without having the person’s original passport in hand. This is only used when a US citizen reports their passport as lost or stolen while traveling abroad. They must obtain a replacement in person by visiting the nearest US Embassy or Consulate. It cannot be obtained online or through the mail. The US Embassy or Consulate cannot guarantee a temporary passport since there are a number of factors that they must go through.

Most of …

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Check Your Passport Application Status

Checking your passport application status is a great way to keep track of where you are at. Today with the implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), many citizens who get stuck in another country, or are planning to leave the country only to find that you cannot find your own passport are going to need to use the options available to check that status of an application. US Citizens used to be able to return back home from Canada, Mexico and most of …

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Expediting a Passport

Expediting Your Passport

If your vacation or business trip is creeping up on you faster than you thought and you still do not have your new passport you might be looking for information on expediting a passport application.  A regular passport application can take anywhere between one and two months or more if you have had problems with your paperwork.  When you start expediting your passport application the first thing you will have to do is get all of your paperwork together and meet with a …

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Expedited Passport Replacement

Expedited Passport Replacement Services

Has your passport been lost, stolen, or damaged?  Maybe your passport is just filled up with your travels.  If you are looking for a passport replacement for your full, lost, missing, or damaged passport there is good news.  You can get your passport replacement easily and in some cases quickly as well.  Replacement passports are handled in much the same way as passport renewals.  There are any number of reasons that you might need a passport replacement, maybe yours was stolen or …

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Emergency Passport Service

Obtaining an Emergency Replacement Passport

Have you lost your passport?  Do you have a vacation or business trip scheduled for two weeks from now?  You know that it takes six to eight weeks to get your new passport by mail so now what do you do?  Emergency passport services are available for just such an occasion.  The process for receiving your passport in an expedited manner through emergency passport services is the same as a regular passport application or renewal with the exception of the fact …

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