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Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« on: May 14, 2019, 10:18:08 AM »
I purchased a backpack from Amazon, right when i got it i can tell that it was a return i didn't really care so much since it was in literately brand new, while packing my stuff in i found the previous owners passport ???! its not expired yet, what should i do with it?
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019, 10:20:22 AM »
I purchased a backpack from Amazon, right when i got it i can tell that it was a return i didn't really care so much since it was in literately brand new, while packing my stuff in i found the previous owners passport ???! its not expired yet, what should i do with it?

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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2019, 10:20:34 AM »
I purchased a backpack from Amazon, right when i got it i can tell that it was a return i didn't really care so much since it was in literately brand new, while packing my stuff in i found the previous owners passport ???! its not expired yet, what should i do with it?
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2019, 10:25:25 AM »
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2019, 10:27:43 AM »
I purchased a backpack from Amazon, right when i got it i can tell that it was a return i didn't really care so much since it was in literately brand new, while packing my stuff in i found the previous owners passport ???! its not expired yet, what should i do with it?
If you don't want to spend money mailing it, I once heard that you can just drop it in a USPS box or better yet bring it to a post office, but I can't confirm that either of those will get it back to the owner. But according to the State Department:

If you find another person's lost U.S. passport, please mail it in a sturdy envelope to:

U.S. Department of State
Consular Lost and Stolen Passport Unit (CLASP)
CA/PPT/S/L/LE/CP
44132 Mercure Circle
PO Box 1227
Sterling, VA 20166-1227

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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2019, 10:30:23 AM »
If you don't want to spend money mailing it, I once heard that you can just drop it in a USPS box or better yet bring it to a post office, but I can't confirm that either of those will get it back to the owner. But according to the State Department:

If you find another person's lost U.S. passport, please mail it in a sturdy envelope to:

U.S. Department of State
Consular Lost and Stolen Passport Unit (CLASP)
CA/PPT/S/L/LE/CP
44132 Mercure Circle
PO Box 1227
Sterling, VA 20166-1227
i think ill do that not gonna waste time trying to call, i heard that too about a ID or Drivers license.
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2019, 10:31:29 AM »
Mines working fine!
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2019, 10:33:33 AM »
Start a thread on GFST and find a buyer. There's always a scammer or two lurking here :)
Lol! And then a PSA when i get scammed with payment?!
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2019, 10:35:25 AM »
you shoud prob complain to amazon theyll give you your $ back

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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2019, 11:01:13 AM »
i think ill do that not gonna waste time trying to call, i heard that too about a ID or Drivers license.
I believe that only works with IDs that have an address on them. I once lost my license, and had it mailed back to me. A passport doesn't have an address, so don't think it works.
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2019, 11:07:35 AM »
you shoud prob complain to amazon theyll give you your $ back
the 1st thing that popped in to my head ;D
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2019, 02:20:25 PM »
considering the passport owner probably used the backpack for a trip before returning it

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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2019, 03:31:00 PM »
considering the passport owner probably used the backpack for a trip before returning it
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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2019, 04:50:30 PM »
I would mail it to the address and just consider the $3 in postage as a donation to our postal system.

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Re: Found A Lost Passport What Do I Do?
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2019, 05:19:11 PM »
I would mail it to the address and just consider the $3 in postage as a donation to our postal system.

As far as I remember, their is no address in a Passport ..