How do I get my original passport and supporting documentation back?
(San Francisco, CA)
Question: I recently applied for and received a new passport due to a marital name change, however I only received my new passport, and I would like to receive my original passport back for record keeping purposes as well as my original copy of my marriage certificate. How can I obtain this back?
Your original passport and marriage certificate should arrive soon. These documents are usually sent separately from the new passport. If they do not arrive after a couple of weeks, please contact the National Passport Information Center
by calling 1-877-487-2778 toll free.
Automated Passport Information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You can speak with a representative Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., EST, excluding federal holidays.
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