The Passport Corrections guide provides answers to frequently asked questions about correcting errors in a passport. Discover which printing errors should be corrected and which form to use to correct an error in your U.S. passport.
Passport Corrections How to Correct Errors in Your U.S. Passport PASSPORT CORRECTIONS What kinds of errors need correction? The types of errors that need to be corrected are spelling error or incorrect date of birth. How long after the passport was issued can the request for correction be made? The correction can be requested anytime while the passport is still valid. Is there a fee for this? No, applicants do not have to pay any additional fee unless they request expedited service. What form should be used? Form DS-5504 Are corrections made as amendments to a current passport? No. Passports are no longer amended. A new passport is issued. Why can passports no longer be amended? Issuing a replacement passport improves the security of the travel document. The RFID chip contained in the electronic passport uses WORM – “Write Once, Read Many” – technology. Will the current passport be returned along with the replacement passport? Passports with printing errors are not returned. How long does it take to process the correction? Printing error corrections are given top priority and processed as expedited services. Depending on the demand at the time of application, this can take two to four weeks or more. U.S. Passport Service Guide – www.us-passport-service-guide.com PASSPORT CORRECTIONS What can I do if I need my passport quickly? This depends on how quickly you need it. If your departure is three, four or more weeks away, you can mail in the application for a passport correction and request expedited service. If there are only 14 days or less until your departure date, you can either apply at a regional passport agency or through a private passport expediter. Have questions about applying for a passport? Click here to ask your question and get a response within 24 hours. Want to get your passport fast? U.S. Passport in 24 hrs. – Order Now >> Love to Travel? Why Not Make It Your Business? Click to learn how to get others to build your business for you…for FREE. Want to really save on travel expenses? Click to download Your Copy of Save on Airfare Secrets Today! U.S. Passport Service Guide – www.us-passport-service-guide.com . Morrison worked as a travel agent for a major airline for Morrison sixteen years before he was fired. His "revenge" was to reveal the facts the airline industry doesn't want you to know know. Download Your Copy of Save on Airfare Secrets Today! U.S. Passport Service Guide – www.us-passport-service-guide.com guide.com
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