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Dan's post describing his experience

After signing up for a Travel.gov account, it takes about 2.5-3 weeks for the invite to be able to renew online.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #180 on: January 25, 2021, 09:24:50 PM »
Whats the best method to get a passport for my baby. I'm located in NJ and would love to fly in the next month or two. I wouldn't mind paying extra for someone to do it all for me if that's at all possible right now.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #181 on: January 25, 2021, 09:35:34 PM »
Yes, that is my thought process.But don't you think to apply 4 1/2 months before I want it is too early?
Personally my peace of mind is worth more than stretching it for another few months. For a data point on how long it took to renew my own passport. I mailed it in December 1st and received it last week. Things can change any day though.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #182 on: January 25, 2021, 09:40:13 PM »
Yes, that is my thought process.But don't you think to apply 4 1/2 months before I want it is too early?
Each passport month costs ~$1 ($110 / 10 years / 12 months), so you’re talking about like $2 savings to wait until a bit closer..

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #183 on: January 25, 2021, 09:50:25 PM »
Personally my peace of mind is worth more than stretching it for another few months. For a data point on how long it took to renew my own passport. I mailed it in December 1st and received it last week. Things can change any day though.
mailed in October 21st, still haven't received it
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #184 on: January 25, 2021, 10:44:05 PM »
Ok, thanks for all your advice.
I think I'll just go ahead and do it now.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #185 on: January 26, 2021, 12:06:33 AM »
mailed in October 21st, still haven't received it
Ouch. What does it say on the status page?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #186 on: January 26, 2021, 09:36:21 AM »
Ouch. What does it say on the status page?
in process

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #187 on: January 26, 2021, 09:41:14 AM »
in process
By me it moved to processing, approved, and shipped all in the same day

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #188 on: January 26, 2021, 09:44:29 AM »
By me it moved to processing, approved, and shipped all in the same day
what did it say before that?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #189 on: January 26, 2021, 10:35:28 AM »
what did it say before that?
Received.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #190 on: January 26, 2021, 11:14:13 AM »
Received.

Your total time was around 7 weeks? Is that the average or there's no rhyme or reason to their timelines?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #191 on: January 26, 2021, 11:57:33 AM »
Your total time was around 7 weeks? Is that the average or there's no rhyme or reason to their timelines?
🤷‍♂️ It's a data point. If we get more data points we can get a better picture.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #192 on: January 26, 2021, 03:06:50 PM »
I renewed for my daughter at post office took 3 weeks

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #193 on: January 26, 2021, 04:37:47 PM »
I renewed for my daughter at post office took 3 weeks
Wow, that was quick.
What location?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #195 on: January 26, 2021, 06:41:18 PM »
If I'd like to receive my renewed passport around late May or early June, when would be the recommended time to mail in the application from Lakewood, NJ?
Thank you.
Mail in a moth before and pay expedited fee if needed

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #196 on: January 26, 2021, 06:42:35 PM »
Whats the best method to get a passport for my baby. I'm located in NJ and would love to fly in the next month or two. I wouldn't mind paying extra for someone to do it all for me if that's at all possible right now.
I applied by ocean county mall, and it was entered in the passport system a few days later but didn't move further, 8 weeks later I called, paid expediting fee, and had it back 48 hours later

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #197 on: January 26, 2021, 06:44:09 PM »
I renewed for my daughter at post office took 3 weeks
Wow, that was quick.
What location?

Assuming it might be state difference, as NY sends theirs apps to a different processing center.
My baby's passport was processing 2+ months (NJ)

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #198 on: January 26, 2021, 06:46:25 PM »
I applied by ocean county mall, and it was entered in the passport system a few days later but didn't move further, 8 weeks later I called, paid expediting fee, and had it back 48 hours later
Earliest I saw yesterday was February 17th. Is there anyway to get an earlier appointment for a toddler?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #199 on: January 26, 2021, 07:02:07 PM »
Mail in a moth before and pay expedited fee if needed
So instead of paying an extra $3 for months that he won’t be using it and just submitting now, he should be open to paying $60 expedite fee?