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4 Reasons You Might Not Be Able to Use Your Passport

True or False: Once issued, your passport is valid for travel until the day it expires.

The answer is…FALSE, at least in some cases! Read on to see why you might not be able to use your valid passport for travel.

1. Your Passport Expires Too Soon

If your passport expires in the next six months, you may need to renew it before you can travel.

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What is a Damaged Passport?

You know you shouldn’t travel on a damaged passport, but how much of a beating does your passport have to take before it qualifies as damaged? If you travel frequently, your passport will eventually end up in less-than-pristine condition.

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Passport Replacement Services

*The passport fees have recently changed. As of April 2nd, 2018, the passport acceptance fee has gone up from $25 to $35.

 

Whether it’s lost, damaged or expired, the sinking feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you realize your passport needs to be replaced fast has got to be one of the worst sensations in the world.

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Damaged Passport Ruins Canadian Couple’s Vacation

Larry Caza and his girlfriend just wanted to spend Christmas somewhere warm. So, the Canadian couple booked a tropical vacation in Mexico over the holidays. Unfortunately, Mr. Caza’s passport was water-damaged, and when they arrived at the airport airline employees refused to let them on the plane.

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Damaged US Passport Spells Disaster for Newlyweds

Have you ever had a pet try to prevent you from leaving on a trip? They’ll try anything from looking cute and pitiful to going on a hunger strike. Once, my childhood cat even soiled the inside of my family’s car to try keep us in town (fortunately, she chose the wrong vehicle).

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What to Do if Your US Passport is Damaged

Your US passport is one of your most valuable possessions, and you are probably very careful with it. However, no matter how careful we try to be, accidents happen. When it comes to passports, the most common causes of accidental damage are pets, toddlers, washing machines and for frequent travelers, normal wear and tear.

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