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Old Jan 30, 18, 1:05 pm
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Originally Posted by chgoeditor View Post
Dropped my application in the mail this evening, meaning the USPS is likely to pick it up on 1/19/18. Non-expedited renewal. Will try to remember to update.
1/19/18: Mailed
1/24/18: In processing
1/30/18: Printed
1/31/18: Mailed
2/1/18: Expected delivery

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Old Feb 3, 18, 5:52 pm
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A little off topic but has anyone had issues with their photo being denied? This is what I'm a little paranoid about. I went to a place that specialized in passport photos and they turned my skin orange yellow so I quickly went over to CVS and I'm hoping that this photo is acceptable. All she asked me do was put my hair behind my ears and not smile.
My husband & I just take each other's pix with a digital camera and get them printed at Walgreens for a quarter (.25 c !) Just make sure it's a plain white background and the head size is correct. Works for us everytime!
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Old Feb 6, 18, 12:01 pm
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Applied 2018-01-23 for passport applications for two minor children, one new, one renewal. Received in the mail 2018-02-05. Under 2 weeks standard processing.

Previous history:
2013: standard processing (not expedited) passports in ~2 weeks.
2017-4-10 application, 2017-06-09 in-person "expedited" pickup. -- almost 9 weeks.
So it took two months when we had scheduled travel, 2 weeks with no scheduled travel...
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Old Feb 9, 18, 3:48 pm
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Hmmm 2 weeks for you guys sounds good.

I have travel mid April and I'm wondering if I should expedite it. I'm sending out everything Monday.
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Old Feb 9, 18, 6:58 pm
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Originally Posted by phant0m View Post
Hmmm 2 weeks for you guys sounds good.

I have travel mid April and I'm wondering if I should expedite it. I'm sending out everything Monday.
If you send it soon, you should be fine.
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Old Feb 13, 18, 11:20 am
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Originally Posted by agpt View Post
Applied 2018-01-23 for passport applications for two minor children, one new, one renewal. Received in the mail 2018-02-05. Under 2 weeks standard processing.

Previous history:
2013: standard processing (not expedited) passports in ~2 weeks.
2017-4-10 application, 2017-06-09 in-person "expedited" pickup. -- almost 9 weeks.
So it took two months when we had scheduled travel, 2 weeks with no scheduled travel...
I donít think renew option exist for a minor.
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Old Feb 13, 18, 11:31 am
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I donít think renew option exist for a minor.
It is an option, but must be done in person, not just by mail.
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Old Feb 13, 18, 3:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Jaimito Cartero View Post
It is an option, but must be done in person, not just by mail.






Which is exactly the same process and fees of a first-time application including the use of a first-time application form (DS-11).

In fact, you can't even use ONLY the minor's expiring passport to support the application as proof of parental relationship is still required. The difference between the minor's first time application and the subsequent applications is that the subsequent ones required MORE documents as either the expiring passport or a DS-64 would need to be included with the application.

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Old Feb 14, 18, 11:12 am
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Sent my via USPS priority mail with confirmation.

Sent it on 1/25 and hit my mailbox on 2/12.
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Old Feb 16, 18, 6:39 pm
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Routine Processing:

Sent via USPS priority mail on 2/7/2018
First e-mail giving passport tracking number @ 7:46a 2/16/2018
Second e-mail notifying that passport has been printed @ 9:48a 2/16/2018
Third e-mail with mailing info. and Priority Mail tracking number @ 11:49a 2/16/2017
Expected delivery per USPS website on 2/20/2017
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Old Feb 27, 18, 8:50 pm
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Standard child renewal
1/26/18 Done at USPS local branch
2/7/18 New passport delivered

Standard adult renewal
1/26/18 Sent via USPS priority mail
2/14/18 New passport delivered
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Old Feb 28, 18, 4:20 pm
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Standard Adult Renewal
2/17 Arrived at passport processing center.

Haven't heard anything yet. I'll update when I do.
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Old Mar 1, 18, 8:56 am
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Sent expedited renewal application on 2/21 (name change, sent marriage certificate)
arrived 2/24
trackable on 2/26
check cleared 2/27

Will update when status updates.

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Old Mar 1, 18, 12:14 pm
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Routine 1 Adult, 2 Children applications
2/26/18 Dropped off at passport acceptance facility (County Clerk)
3/2/18 Emails @ 10:45 pm - passports in processing, trackable
3/5/18 Checks cleared
3/8/18 Emails @ 10:45 am - passports have been printed
3/10/18 Passports arrived

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Old Mar 2, 18, 3:37 pm
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Expedited Renewal with a new passport card

Sent via USPS priority mail on 2/20/2018 (from philly to philly)
First e-mail giving passport tracking number @ 8:48pm 2/22/2018
Second e-mail notifying that passport has been printed @ 6:46 pm 2/27/2018
Third e-mail with mailing info. and Priority Mail tracking number @ 12:24am 2/28/2018
New Passport Book delivered from NH 3/2/2018
New Passport Card Delivered on 3/3/2018
Old Passport Book Delivered on 3/6/2018

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