How to avoid U.S. passport application delays.
Your passport, an official Government document, is one of the most important documents and serves as an identity proof outside your country. When applying for a passport, you need to adhere to the terms and conditions, and procedures specified in the U.S.
Passport Application and Renewal Guide. The document
clearly outlines various requirements for applying for a passport, the
procedures involved, fees to be paid, eligibility standards, things you must do
if your passport is stolen or lost, updating your name change, how to fill an
application form, what are the terms and conditions for renewing a passport,
and procedure for urgent applications.
Printing will not only save your time, but also minimizes the
errors that arise due to cursive handwriting interpretation of individuals.
In addition, you will also have to carry your identity proof or state ID for verification. For an ID less than three to five years old, you may have to enclose a notarized statement to explain why. In addition, you are required to furnish three additional documents to confirm your US citizenship.
Documents such as school or college records, a copy of a
school or W-2 forms may be provided as supporting documents.
All of us make mistakes and additional verification from your
side may save you from the trouble of running around to get your passport
You may provide an additional set of photographs just in case
the one is not acceptable to the issuing authorities. Avoid using anything
glossy on the face when taking your pictures, as it may affect the quality of