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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.
« Last edited by Dr Moose on March 31, 2022, 04:56:05 PM »

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #520 on: July 18, 2022, 10:25:52 PM »
Got a new passport & the photo is light & blurry. Is this a new tech/security feature or is it a mistake ?
They are kind of orange tinged, though should not be too blurry. They are a little blurry though.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #521 on: July 19, 2022, 08:19:05 AM »
Looking for advice- I did online renewal for my wife's US passport as described in the group on June 6. When I look online it still says pending. I did regular, not expedited . This has been 9 weeks already. Should I wait longer or call them? Will calling them help or not? Thanks.
I received an email this AM that the passport shipped and the old one is inactivated.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #522 on: July 19, 2022, 08:47:00 PM »
Looking for advice- I did online renewal for my wife's US passport as described in the group on June 6. When I look online it still says pending. I did regular, not expedited . This has been 9 weeks already. Should I wait longer or call them? Will calling them help or not? Thanks.

I thought they expedite for free after 7 weeks?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #523 on: July 19, 2022, 09:05:00 PM »
I thought they expedite for free after 7 weeks?
I would have thought, but the day after I posted that comment I received the email that the passport was on its way and the old one was cancelled. So I never had to call them.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #524 on: July 19, 2022, 10:27:31 PM »
Looking for advice- I did online renewal for my wife's US passport as described in the group on June 6. When I look online it still says pending. I did regular, not expedited . This has been 9 weeks already. Should I wait longer or call them? Will calling them help or not? Thanks.
I renewed online on June 8th, got the shipped email yesterday, it's arriving on Friday.
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #525 on: July 20, 2022, 02:23:58 PM »
Asking for a friend:
A friend of mine has an appointment to apply for a new passport but will not be going. I need to renew my passport. Can I take his appointment?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #526 on: July 21, 2022, 07:14:02 PM »
I would have thought, but the day after I posted that comment I received the email that the passport was on its way and the old one was cancelled. So I never had to call them.
I applied non-expedited online for renewal on June 9, notified this Tuesday that it was mailed, received it today July 21.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #527 on: July 21, 2022, 08:13:25 PM »
At the 5 week mark the expedited (5-7 week processing) option becomes free. I added it to my order on Wednesday, and my passport shipped today!
how does one do that. I called and they told me I would need to pay.

I ordered my kids passport 8 weeks ago and am traveling in 2 weeks. The online tracking says processing. Any good ideas? (will call my congressman and call at 8am anything else)

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #528 on: July 21, 2022, 08:14:45 PM »
how does one do that. I called and they told me I would need to pay.
To clarify: I applied online using the new system. I'm not aware of this option being available to those applying any other way.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #529 on: August 04, 2022, 01:11:02 PM »
so I can now apply online for my 16 old son for a new passport? his previous one expired.

should I create an account for him or me ?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #530 on: August 04, 2022, 02:36:46 PM »
so I can now apply online for my 16 old son for a new passport? his previous one expired.

should I create an account for him or me ?
You can only apply online if you previously had a 10 year passport. If he's 16 he's not eligible to apply online.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #531 on: August 07, 2022, 08:21:14 AM »
They are kind of orange tinged, though should not be too blurry. They are a little blurry though.
Same

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #532 on: August 07, 2022, 06:15:09 PM »
can someone fly direct from israel back to usa on expired passport?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #533 on: August 07, 2022, 06:19:20 PM »
can someone fly direct from israel back to usa on expired passport?
Not sure if this was extended.
https://il.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passport-services/u-s-passport-citizenship-faqs/pandemic-and-consular-services/#:~:text=Can%20I%20travel%20to%20the,connecting%20flight%20in%20another%20country.

Can I travel to the United States on an expired U.S. passport?
Yes, you can, under certain circumstances. Your passport must have expired on or after January 1, 2020, and you must travel directly to the United States, or only have a brief connecting flight in another country. Your expired passport must have been valid for 10 years, or, if you were 15 years old or younger when it was issued, it must have been valid for 5 years. Also, the expired passport needs to be undamaged, unaltered, and in your possession. This exemption will be in effect through December 31, 2021.

https://amudim.org/traveltousa/
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #534 on: August 07, 2022, 11:30:34 PM »
@Freddie מאי הוה עלה? Hope whatever you did really did end up sparing you aggregation.

I paid the 400 to the guy to get the appointment. Appointment went smoothly. Trip went smoothly. Good for 10 years. I guess now I gotta get one of those real IDs too so I don't have to bring the passport with me when I fly domestic.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #535 on: August 07, 2022, 11:50:37 PM »
I paid the 400 to the guy to get the appointment. Appointment went smoothly. Trip went smoothly. Good for 10 years. I guess now I gotta get one of those real IDs too so I don't have to bring the passport with me when I fly domestic.
How have you been?
Glad it worked out for you but 400, ouch!
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #536 on: August 08, 2022, 12:00:33 AM »
How have you been?
Glad it worked out for you but 400, ouch!
Yeah, I was pretty bummed out about having to fork over the 400 bucks but it was a business trip and I had no choice. It was my fault for being lazy about renewing it. It expired a year and a half ago.

So @CountValentine are you up for another Mermelstein's DO?

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #537 on: August 08, 2022, 12:05:41 AM »
So @CountValentine are you up for another Mermelstein's DO?
The end of this year looks promising.
Anywhere a "little" upscale from Mermelstein's?  :)
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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #538 on: August 08, 2022, 10:09:53 AM »
The end of this year looks promising.
Anywhere a "little" upscale from Mermelstein's?  :)
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Set a date and we can go someplace fancy. My treat.

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Re: Passport applications and Passport Renewal
« Reply #539 on: August 08, 2022, 10:23:44 AM »
Set a date and we can go someplace fancy. My treat.
Will know when it gets closer.
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