Going on a trip and suddenly realize that your need to renew your passport?  What do you do, you ask? How long does it take to renew a passport anyway?  We at Passports and Visas.com have some answers for you!

How long it takes to expedite a passport renewal depends on your date of departure and the method by which you are submitting your passport application.

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How long does it take to renew a passport

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The Bahamas is on of the top 5 destinations for US citizens and this begs the question for those going for a wedding, spring break, honeymoon or a cruise!  Do you need a passport for the Bahamas? It all depends on how you plan to travel to the Bahamas.

In short, most people do need a form of passport to go to the Bahamas.  Below, we will cover the specifics.

Don't have a passport? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Our passport application services make getting your passport to the Bahamas effortless. We'll provide you with everything you need to get that passport right at your fingertips in no time.

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Getting ready for your fabulous international trip?   Now, all you need to do is pack your bags..and check to make sure you passport is still good!  You'll need to make sure your passport is valid and handy.   Applying to replace a lost passport or renew a passport in a hurry can take a little more time so lets get started and examine questions regarding how long it takes to get a passport, what makes it valid and more!

how long is a passport good for

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Applying for a passport and wondering whats the best way to get a passport photo?  Where can I get a passport photo?  What are the passport photo requirements?  You have found the place for answers!

First of all, many people get "passport" photos for different reasons.  You obviously need the photo for passports, whatever your nationality is.  Next, you might need photos for a visa application.  Finally, you might need photos for general purpose or work ID's.  For this article we will focus more on US Passport photos and help you get started!

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Whether you lost your passport or changed your name, you'll need to replace your passport if you want to travel.

But, do you renew your old passport or do you get a new one?

Well, it depends on your passport needs.

In this post, we'll go over these two methods of getting a new passport. We'll also highlight the differences and similarities between each application process.

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Yes. If you are a U.S Citizen, you’ll need a valid passport book with at least one blank visa pages to travel to Canada.

You'll need a passport, whether you're traveling by air, land, or sea, to travel to Canada.

Don't have a US passport? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Our passport application services make getting your passport to Canada effortless. We'll provide you with everything you need to get that passport right at your fingertips in no time.

Do I need a passport to go to canada

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Yes. If you are a U.S Citizen, you’ll need a valid passport book with enough blank pages to go to Mexico, in general.

You'll need a passport, whether you're traveling by air, land, or sea, to travel to Mexico.

Don't have a passport? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Our passport application services make getting your passport to Mexico effortless. We'll provide you with everything you need to get that passport right at your fingertips in no time.

Do I need a passport to go to mexico

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Planning on traveling, but don't have a passport yet?

Applying for a passport can be frustrating. One small mistake and your application can quickly be rejected.  But that doesn't mean you should give up your dreams to travel to that exotic destination.  There are many things you can do to avoid making mistakes on your application forms.

common Passport Application Mistakes

 

And in this post, we'll go over seven of the most common application mistakes passport applicants make when trying to get their passports. So you can skip the pitfalls and get your passport hassle-free.

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US passport cost

Passport Costs and Fees?  A common passport question for sure in 2020.  You have your travel all booked and realize you need a passport.  How much does a passport cost anyway?  Well it depends on the type of passport service you need to apply for how quickly you need to get your passport processed and there are a few additional items you might wnat to consider.

Let's take a deep dive into the costs of a passport.

Please note the passport fees are subject to change so check back with us.  The prices below are accurate as of 2020-2021.

The most common type of passport is a first-time or new passport or a lost/stolen passport.  You are an adult US citizen and have never had a passport before.  If this applies the fees are as below.

New US Passport Fees
Passport Type Standard (8 weeks) Expedited (4-6 weeks) Acceptance Agent Total Standard or Expedited
New Adult Passport Book $110 $170 $35 $145 or $205
New Adult Passport Card $30   $35 $65
Both Book and Card $140 $200 $35 $175 or $235
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Why Don’t More Americans Travel Abroad? Even in an economy of recession, the United States remains the most affluent country in the world. However, only 30 percent of the 300 million citizens in America even have a passport, much less feel the need to travel abroad. According to a study conducted by the Office of..

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