Travel Tips and Passport Information

Passport Renewal – Step-by-Step Guide

Passport Renewal and Name Change

Renewing your passport or updating your name change is a fairly simple process compared to some of the other types of passport applications.  The passport name change process follows the passport renewal steps so you can use this guide for both. There are two ways of getting your passport renewed.  You can choose to do your passport renewal through traditional means by going to your local post office for 6-8 week service or you can use an expediting company which offers faster service options.

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expired passport

Can You Travel With an Expired Passport?

Imagine pulling out your passport right as you prepare for a trip, only to discover that it’s already expired.  As you scramble to figure out just what to do, you might find yourself wondering if you can travel with an expired passport.

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disney cruise passport requirements

Do You Need a Passport for a Disney Cruise?

Do you need a passport for a Disney cruise? Anytime you leave the US, you should carry a valid passport- including on all cruises in international waters. While some cruises may not require a passport (if your Disney cruise starts and ends at the same US port), the US Department of State recommends always traveling with a passport.

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Finding a Lost Passport

It’s easy to replace a lost passport. A lost, stolen, or damaged passport can be replaced in 6-8 weeks through the post office or county clerk. However, if you need your passport fast, there are better options for you.

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