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Old Mar 5, 18, 6:57 pm
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Originally Posted by phant0m View Post
Standard Adult Renewal
2/17 Arrived at passport processing center.

Haven't heard anything yet. I'll update when I do.
Update:

Received new passport 3/2. Never got an email or anything. Looks like it was shipped out 2/28. 7 business day turn around.

Anyone know when they will send back your old passport? I'd like to keep mine for sentimental reasons lol
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Old Mar 5, 18, 8:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Mary Tracy View Post
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.

update.

Got an email with Letter saying that my translated version of my marriage certificate not sufficient. However I sent them official documents mailed to us from Registrars office in Aruba. 3 pages- 1) translated version (with stamp saying official translation), page 2) continuation of page 1 with Appostille stamp for official translation and signatures and Registrar of Aruba stickers/stamps, page 3) Dutch language certificate with stamp and signature. All pages bound. Called office and waited all day for call back. Finally they called and I said if you check page 2 and 3 you will see official markers. She said Iíll call you back, 4 hours later (at 8:30 PM) they said they will issue passport after going over document a bunch of times. Will get passport by next week. Moral of the story Do Not Get Married Oversees!! I spent my entire day trying to figure out how to get another copy of my marriage certificate and it was an absolute nightmare. I had no problems changing name at DMV or Social Security. Iím going to see if I can get a marriage license in my state so I never have to live this ordeal again- although every ID I have is in my married name, so that should be a fun process as well!!
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Old Mar 6, 18, 5:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Mary Tracy View Post



update.

Got an email with Letter saying that my translated version of my marriage certificate not sufficient. However I sent them official documents mailed to us from Registrars office in Aruba. 3 pages- 1) translated version (with stamp saying official translation), page 2) continuation of page 1 with Appostille stamp for official translation and signatures and Registrar of Aruba stickers/stamps, page 3) Dutch language certificate with stamp and signature. All pages bound. Called office and waited all day for call back. Finally they called and I said if you check page 2 and 3 you will see official markers. She said Iíll call you back, 4 hours later (at 8:30 PM) they said they will issue passport after going over document a bunch of times. Will get passport by next week. Moral of the story Do Not Get Married Oversees!! I spent my entire day trying to figure out how to get another copy of my marriage certificate and it was an absolute nightmare. I had no problems changing name at DMV or Social Security. Iím going to see if I can get a marriage license in my state so I never have to live this ordeal again- although every ID I have is in my married name, so that should be a fun process as well!!
3/6 5:30 PM got email that passport is printed!!

Will update when when I receive passport, card, and return of old passport and marriage certificate.

On a side note I contacted my US Senator to help we with the problem (depending on who reviews it) with having an international marriage certificate as proof of name change. Canít get married here (we are married), and even if we could every ID I have is in married name.

They are sure they can be of help.
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Old Mar 8, 18, 11:09 am
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Originally Posted by Mary Tracy View Post


3/6 5:30 PM got email that passport is printed!!

Will update when when I receive passport, card, and return of old passport and marriage certificate.

On a side note I contacted my US Senator to help we with the problem (depending on who reviews it) with having an international marriage certificate as proof of name change. Canít get married here (we are married), and even if we could every ID I have is in married name.

They are sure they can be of help.
Which state are you in? I think that some states will allow a foreign marriage certificate to be 'registered' with the local state/county, which could help smooth out future difficulties.
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Old Mar 8, 18, 11:39 am
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Which state are you in? I think that some states will allow a foreign marriage certificate to be 'registered' with the local state/county, which could help smooth out future difficulties.
I am in Minnesota. I called my local courthouse and they do not do anything with international Marriage Certificates. I contacted my US Senators office and they are going to find a way I can get it recorded here, or something else like a letter from US Consilate that reps Aruba to verify itís authenticity as a legal document.

Good News is my passport arrived!
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Old Mar 15, 18, 1:03 pm
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Recent US passport revewal time

On Monday I mailed in my renewal application for my US passport. Nothing out of the ordinary, all paperwork complete, old passport sent, new photo, etc.

Today, my employer asked me to play on an unexpected trip at the end of the month.

When I sent my passport in 10 years ago I remember I got it back 11 days after I mailed it, but I'm worried now it might be closer to 3-4 weeks.

Has anyone recently gotten their passport renewed and can share with me how long it took?
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Old Mar 16, 18, 9:59 am
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On Monday I mailed in my renewal application for my US passport. Nothing out of the ordinary, all paperwork complete, old passport sent, new photo, etc.

Today, my employer asked me to play on an unexpected trip at the end of the month.

When I sent my passport in 10 years ago I remember I got it back 11 days after I mailed it, but I'm worried now it might be closer to 3-4 weeks.

Has anyone recently gotten their passport renewed and can share with me how long it took?
i think if you want to be safe you can call and upgrade to expedited once it shows as processing in the system. I got mine expedited and got it in 15 days. They did have a question about my marriage certificate so it was delayed a day or 2.
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Old Mar 16, 18, 12:39 pm
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Originally Posted by MKEbound View Post
On Monday I mailed in my renewal application for my US passport. Nothing out of the ordinary, all paperwork complete, old passport sent, new photo, etc.

Today, my employer asked me to play on an unexpected trip at the end of the month.

When I sent my passport in 10 years ago I remember I got it back 11 days after I mailed it, but I'm worried now it might be closer to 3-4 weeks.

Has anyone recently gotten their passport renewed and can share with me how long it took?
Took me 7 business days after they received it, non expedited.
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Old Mar 17, 18, 11:59 pm
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Took me 7 business days after they received it, non expedited.
I just recently did mine as a renewal by mail with a larger book and also the card, also non-expedited and all sent in to Philadelphia. I paid by paper check but they ran that through electronically just like the power company does (to take possession of the money sooner, and I s'pose to verify it doesn't bounce quickly). The book was first to arrive back, in about 10 days. Then the old materials (hole-punched old book, etc.) 2 days after that and then the new card in 2 more days. They were very quick on the production side once they had the money in hand.
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Old Mar 22, 18, 2:42 pm
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Are you folks getting the new design passport? I'm not even sure what the new design is since there's minimal info about it.
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Old Mar 31, 18, 5:31 pm
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Renewed in person at Seattle Regional Passport Agency Mar 28(travelling next Tues) and passport was ready for pickup two days later.
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Old Mar 31, 18, 5:45 pm
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If you do get the new design could you please post pics? Thanks!
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Old Apr 1, 18, 1:19 am
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@Polly

There is no change in design, at least not on the new one that I just received. Everything still looks the same.
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Old Apr 7, 18, 11:43 am
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3/30 sent 2 child applications in via local processing center- normal processing.

4/11 Applications finally in system and checks cleared bank.

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Old Apr 8, 18, 1:59 am
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Expedited minor passport

4/4 - Submitted at local USPS, paid expedited processing and priority delivery both ways
4/5 - Delivered, no confirmation email
4/9 - check cleared
4/9 - received first tracking/confirmation email
4/10 - received USPS express mail tracking number via email
4/13 - expected delivery date

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