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The Lake Forest Park Passport Office is currently closed. Please check www.travel.state.gov to find a location that is open.
No, the Passport Agent does not need to see your social security card. However, you must know your social security number as it is required on all applications. Applicants who do not provide their social security number will experience delays in the processing, or possibly the denial, of their application. If a child applicant has never been issued a social security number, a statement to that effect must be submitted along with the application.
Passports are sent directly to your mailing address within 10-12 weeks. Please check www.travel.state.gov for the most up-to-date processing times.
Passport applications can be expedited for an additional fee. Expedited passports are received in four to six weeks. If you are leaving in less than 14 days, you will need to call the Seattle Passport Agency Office at 1-877-487-2778 to schedule an appointment.
Yes! You can track the status of your application online by visiting Travel.State.Gov, however it may take up to 4 weeks to receive a status update. If you check the status of your application prior to 4 weeks from the date you applied, you may receive a response of "Not Found." This means that the application is still in transit to a passport agency.
Yes, applicants should fill in all of the boxes on the application form. If an applicant is unsure of their parent's dates or places of birth, check your birth certificate to see if the information is listed there.
You will need to bring the expired passport and a certified copy of the birth certificate, the minor, and both parents (if under the age of 16). The minor's social security number also needs to be on the application.
Yes, social security numbers are required on all applications. Applicants who do not provide their social security number will experience delays in the processing, or possibly the denial, of their application. If a child applicant has never been issued a social security number, a statement to that effect must be submitted along with the application.
Call the U.S. Department of State toll-free at 1-877-487-2778 (TTY 1-888-874-7793), or report it online. If you want to apply for a new passport, you’ll also have to fill out the paper Form DS-64 to turn in with your application. If you are traveling abroad, immediately report the loss to local police authorities and the nearest embassy or consulate.
If your most recent U.S. passport was issued less than one year ago, use form DS-5504 (Name Change Form). Include certified evidence of name change or other change in descriptive data and one new passport photo and mail it to address on form to get a new passport free of charge.
If your valid U.S. passport was issued more than one year ago, use form DS-82 (Renewal Form). Include certified evidence of name change or other change in descriptive data, one new photo and a check, and mail it to address on form.