Do I need a passport for the Real ID Act?

If you wish to fly commercially by October 1, 2020- in just 2 years, your state ID may not be acceptable for domestic travel. You may need to quickly get a passport in order to take a flight from one state to another. On that day, everyone attempting to visit a military base, nuclear power plant, federal building, or board a commercial flight will need to carry an ID that is compliant with the Real ID Act.

How to Get a New Passport in 5 Easy Steps

how to get a new passport in 5 stepsAre you about to leave the country for the first time? Does the passport application process make your eyes glaze over with boredom and confusion? You’re in luck! This guide will show you how to get a new passport in five easy steps. Step 1: Fill out a new passport application.

Passport Renewal at the Post Office

Is your U.S. Passport expired or expiring soon? Travelers call us every day to find out where to get a passport renewal locally. Many travelers choose to start their passport renewal online. Applicants can also apply through their nearest post office or county clerk. To find your closest passport acceptance facility, check here.

Passport Fees Increase for 2018

Passport Fees will increase in April 2018As of April 2nd, 2018, passport fees will increase $10 for many passport applicants. The U.S. Department of State and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently approved a $10 increase to the passport acceptance fee. The fee will increase from $25 to $35.   What is the Passport Acceptance Fee?
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