There is nothing worse than getting ready to take an international trip only to realize your passport has expired! Since we are still fresh into 2015, it provides a great opportunity for you to pull out your passport and make sure your ticket to the world is ready for your next adventure! You must renew your passport a minimum of 6-months before the expiration date.
Is undamaged and can be submitted with your application;
Was issued when you were age 16 or older;
Was issued within the last 15 years; and
Was issued in your current name or you can legally document your name change with original or certified copy of your marriage certificate or the government-issued document evidencing your legal name change
If you need to apply for your first passport, you can do so by mail by filling out Form DS-82.
I’ve been lucky enough to have a passport since I was a toddler. It is the vehicle that allows me to become a global citizen, and a gift that keeps on giving!
We are big fans of using our passport! It means we are off for a wonderful adventure and to experience a great new culture! Check out the information below about Passport Day in the USA to help ease the process of applying for your passport.
Planning travel outside the United States? First, get your U.S. passport.
Passport Day in the USA is March 10th
On Saturday, March 10 only, apply for your U.S. passport at a Regional Passport Agency without an appointment. You will be able to apply for standard processing (4-6 weeks) or pay an additional $60 for expedited processing (2-3 weeks, door-to-door). Passport Day in the USA events are being held at Regional Passport Agencies and many Passport Acceptance Facilities across the country in communities like yours. If you’ve been waiting to get your passport, this is the time!