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New Birth Certificate Requirements for Passport Applications

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If you’re applying for a passport, you should be aware that the Department of State¬†revised its guidelines concerning which birth certificates it will accept as proof of citizenship.

As of April 1st, 2011, all birth certificates submitted with passport applications must include your parent or parents’ names. So, before you send in your paperwork, take your birth certificate and double-check to make sure that your parents’ names are on the document.

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How To Apply For A New Passport Card

The passport card is a valid federal ID primarily for travelers that visit Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean by land and sea. It is the size and shape of a driver’s license, and conveniently fits in your wallet.

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Can I Track My Passport Application?

It’s completely normal to feel just a wee bit nervous after you drop your passport application in the mail, especially if you’re on a deadline. After all, not only do you need your passport for travel, the application packet also contains important personal documents like your birth certificate.

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Check Passport Status

Looking for your passport status? When you use RushMyPassport to expedite your passport, you will know where your passport is every step of the way. Once you place your order with us,  you can track your passport application using our online tracking system 24 hours a day using the tracking number we provide when you place your order.

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