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Hello all,

I have my oath ceremony on March 10th in DC.

But I had a business travel planned for the 20th of March.

I have read I need a US passport to leave and come back in the US. How can I be sure I will have my passport on time?

Should I postpone my interview? the letter says to send back the letter explaining why. Is that a good enough reason?

is there a number we can call to ask these questions?

I am confused about what I should be doing: I read people had their passport in 1, 5, 8, 14 days, 1 month.

Thanks for you advice.


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Go the the website below and schedule an appointment for 3/10 at the end of the day or 3/11 and follow the instructions on how to get an expedite passport in the link below.

http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english.html/

Good luck!

Hello all,

I have my oath ceremony on March 10th in DC.

But I had a business travel planned for the 20th of March.

I have read I need a US passport to leave and come back in the US. How can I be sure I will have my passport on time?
Should I postpone my interview? the letter says to send back the letter explaining why. Is that a good enough reason?
is there a number we can call to ask these questions?
I am confused about what I should be doing: I read people had their passport in 1, 5, 8, 14 days, 1 month.
Thanks for you advice.


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You can get a passport the same day if you go to the passport agency. Just have to find an agency in your area. In order to get a passport the same day you have to prove that you are traveling within 14 days. So bring the confirmation from the airline and all the rest of the documents. It will be a bit more expensive of course.

Here is the one in DC:

http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/information/where-to-apply/agencies/washington.html

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