How to get a new passport in two to three weeks?

Question:

My wife and I would be traveling to Spain next month and my both our passport has expire we need to get a passport in 2 to 3 weeks. How should we go about in getting a passport quickly.

Sophia

Answer:

When you begin the process of obtaining your United States passport, there are always a number of important things to keep in mind. A US passport is required for al citizens of the country for the purposes of traveling abroad. The standard processing time for new passport applications is several weeks, so it’s always a good idea to have all of your paperwork in order and your application submitted well in advance of your actual travel date. You may also choose to use an expedited passport service to get your application processed as quickly as possible.

When you receive your United States passport, it is always important to understand exactly what the individual pages and sections mean and what they are used for. Of particular importance is the difference between the Visa and the endorsement pages.

The endorsement pages are not a separate entity from the passport itself – they are normally located within the passport, typically towards the back of all included materials. One example of a use of the endorsement pages would be for housing a certification of non-citizenship nationality or some other type of classification. If you were a United States national and not a United States citizen, for example, that information may be contained on the endorsement page for the purposes of travel.

The endorsement pages are not to be used for entry and exit stamp information when traveling too and from various countries around the world. There are dedicated pages within the passport itself that are designed to be used for those purposes.

A visa, on the other hand, is a document that is used for the purposes of traveling too and from various countries for an extended period of time. The United States requires that all visitors for these purposes obtain a visa before they can enter, for example. The same is true for many different countries around the world.

When applying for your United States passport, you will be required to provide a recent photograph that closely documents your current appearance. You can have these photographs taken at many drugstores and pharmacies around the country, as well as at any branch of the United States Post Office. Passport applications can be submitted to the Department of State in your area.

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