Useful Guide on How to Expedite Passports in U.S.
Can you image how disturbing it can be on realization that you cannot travel since you have misplaced your passport or your passport has expired and you need to make a fresh application? Such incidences do make people to even miss important opportunities that might have been a turning point in their lifestyle. The federal government in an attempt of solving these incidents have designed expedited passports services that one can use to actually quicken the passport application time and ensure that one get a valid passport for their abrupt travels within a short time. Let’s go through some of the important steps that you can follow to ensure that you rush the application of your passport without even inquiring the assistance of firms providing such services.
In case you are traveling in the next four weeks then you need to follow the following steps to get your passport faster.
The initial thing is to ensure that you have put in place all the passport application materials by going to all the relevant offices providing the services that will enable you have all the materials required for the application of the passport. The most important one is to know what do if at all you is not having the US birth certificate.
After getting all the required materials then you should check how much you will be required to pay as the service fee. You will be required to add $60 on top of the normal charge as the rush fee and make sure you add this fee to the normal application fee.
From here the next stage is getting the passport application address that you will us. The address will enable you receive your passport quicker so it is advisable to have a more direct and active address where the passport will be posted to.
Then place your application materials and the payment method in an envelope and address it to the correct office, the envelope should be written ‘expedited’ then take the envelop to the post office and if possible pay for the overnight delivery services so as to ensure faster delivery of the envelop. After all these is done you can comfortably wait for your passport for a period of four weeks.
This process is much simple that you can just perform it personally without the need of the help of other firms who will also follow this same channel and charge you’re an extra fee for nothing. It is important to note that the payment should only be done through the federal government and not any other party or company if at all you want your application to be faster.