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PASSPORT RENEWAL CHECKLIST

VERY IMPORTANT: Please include a signed copy of this Checklist along with all the necessary documents to secure your passport. Place ALL items inside the Overnight FedEx package and put the Shipping Label on the outside of the envelope. Please call us at 877-503-9838 with questions.



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STARTING INSTRUCTIONS

* RushMyPassport only assists customers in the renewal of US issued passports.

* Use the link to the passport application enclosed in your Step 1 email.

* Please only use Black Ink when signing the DS application and Letter of Authorization.

* Do not cross out, white out or print over any part of your application or documents, as this will cause your passport order to be suspended.

* If you have any questions before you begin the process, contact our office at 877-503-9838.
* RushMyPassport only assists customers in the renewal of US issued passports.* Use the link to the passport application enclosed in your Step 1 email. * Please... read more »

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DS-82 Application

* Complete Online only through the government website link DS-82.

* The application is a "Smart Form." Once you have entered all your personal information, it will apply all the data to the appropriate DS form to print.

* Step-by-Step instructions on printing the application and selecting the appropriate government fee options is located directly under the Passport Application link in the Step 1 email.

* Print out Single-Sided only and ensure that you sign your application with Black Ink Only.

* Hand-written applications are NOT accepted.

* Ensure bar codes are located at the bottom right hand corner of pages 1 & 2.

* On the upper left hand corner, ensure that there is a vertical scan code (below the American Eagle).

* When you print your DS-82 application, please save the completed form on your computer until the entire process is complete.
* Complete Online only through the government website link DS-82. * The application is a "Smart Form." Once you have entered all your personal information, i... read more »

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Passport Photo

* Color photo must be 2 x 2 inches and have a white background and should be professionally taken within the past 6 months.

* "Selfie" style photos are not acceptable.

* Please do not wear prescription glasses, hearing aids and/or similar articles as they could create glares, reflections or obstructions. This is cause a suspension of your order at the US Department of State.

* We recommend using the Passport Photo Creator mobile app on your iOS or Android device. This easy-to-use app lets you take your own photo and pick up at your nearest Walgreens location. This app will verify if your photo is compliant with the passport photo requirements set by the U.S. Department of State Passport Agency.
* Color photo must be 2 x 2 inches and have a white background and should be professionally taken within the past 6 months.* "Selfie" style photos are not accep... read more »

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Expired or Expiring U.S. Passport

* Must be included with the documents.

* The passport must be in good condition and issued for 10 years, but less than 15 years from issue date.

* It will not be accepted if it is Damaged or Mutilated.

* NOTE: If your name has changed since the issuance of your passport, an original or state certified Name Change document (marriage, divorce or adoption) is required.
* Must be included with the documents. * The passport must be in good condition and issued for 10 years, but less than 15 years from issue date. * It will not b... read more »

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Government Fees

* Must be payable to the "US Department of State".

* The amount of the check will only be either $170 or $200.

* Government fees vary based on product & service. Please confirm the appropriate amount with a RMP Passport Specialist.

* It must be included with your original documents.

* A Starter (check number less than 100) or Temporary Check is NOT accepted.

* If using a personal check, a pre-printed Name and Address must be located in the upper left hand corner.

* Ensure that the applicant's full name and date of birth is written in the memo section of the check or money order, if not pre-printed in the upper left hand corner.

* If you order the Passport Card it will be delivered separately and can take an additional 2 to 4 weeks for delivery.
* Must be payable to the "US Department of State". * The amount of the check will only be either $170 or $200.* Government fees vary based on product & service... read more »

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Travel Itinerary

* Most commonly used itineraries are airline, cruise & hotel reservations.

* A Business Letter on Original Company Letterhead can be used in lieu of travel itinerary.

* The Travel Itinerary must include the applicant's name and match the dates entered on the DS-82 application.

* PLEASE NOTE: A Business Letter cannot be used with a Same Day order request.
* Most commonly used itineraries are airline, cruise & hotel reservations. * A Business Letter on Original Company Letterhead can be used in lieu of travel iti... read more »

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Letter of Authorization

* Before you send off your documents via FedEx, please contact our office for final review.

* Our number is 877-503-9838 - Press 2

* During this call, you will receive the Letter of Authorization and pre-paid shipping label.

* The signature on the Letter of Authorization MUST match the signature on the passport being renewed.

* Hand print and sign in BLACK INK ONLY.
* Before you send off your documents via FedEx, please contact our office for final review.* Our number is 877-503-9838 - Press 2* During this call, you will re... read more »

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Overnight Pre-paid Shipping Label

VERY IMPORTANT:

* Our Pre-paid Overnight Shipping Label is included in the Step 2 email, that also includes your Letter of Authorization.

* Print this label and place on the outside of an overnight shipping envelope.

* You will only receive this pre-paid shipping label once a Passport Specialist has ensured that you have collected all the necessary passport items for submission to the Department of State.
VERY IMPORTANT: * Our Pre-paid Overnight Shipping Label is included in the Step 2 email, that also includes your Letter of Authorization. * Print this label a... read more »

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Important Notes

* A passport can only be renewed if it has been issued for 10 years and it has not been greater than 15 years since it's issuance date. Please inspect your passport prior to submitting your order.

* Your passport application may be denied if you are in the arrears of child support or have been notified by the IRS of owing back taxes.
* A passport can only be renewed if it has been issued for 10 years and it has not been greater than 15 years since it's issuance date. Please inspect your pas... read more »

  I understand that the U.S. Department of State could suspend my case in the event that my package is incomplete.


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