Supplemental or Secondary ID

Supplemental or Secondary ID If you do not have a valid driver's license or state ID OR if for some reason the Passport Agency has requested that you provide additional proof of identity, you will need to provide copies of secondary ID. While 2-3 of these items is sometimes sufficient, the Passport Agency sometimes wants [...]

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Difference between a Passport Book and Passport Card

Passport BookA passport book (commonly called a passport), is used for travel anywhere in the world by air, land sea; any mode of transportation. You are not limited to how or where you travel if you obtain a passport book. Adult passports are valid for 10 years; child passports are valid for 5 years. The [...]

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Passport Photo Image Guidelines

Photo Image Guidelines Swift Passport Services can size and print your passport photos for a nominal fee of $15.  When uploading your photo, please be sure to follow all of the guidelines below: Photo MUST be taken up agains a white wall, with no obstructions such as windows, doors, brick, light fixtures, etc, please see [...]

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What is the Deal with Proof of Travel as a Passport Requirement?

Everyday, our travelers ask us if proof of travel is really necessary in order for officLOCALE to expedite a passport. Many travelers do not want to book a ticket unless they have a passport in hand. After all, if there is a problem getting the passport, then they have to go through the trouble of [...]

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How to Replace a Damaged Passport

You would be amazed at the stories we hear at Swift regarding damaged passports.  We have heard everything from putting a passport through the washing machine (most common), dog chewing incidents, kids coloring on them, and much more!  Damage happens, and Swift is here to replace that damaged passport when you need us.  There are [...]

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Passport Acceptance Agent

What is a Passport Acceptance Agent? A Passport Acceptance agent is an individual trained and certified by the U.S. State Department to initiate and “execute” the passport application process for new passports, first-time passports, lost passports, child/minor passports, and for applicants who are not eligible to renew their passports. How do I find a Passport [...]

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Your Passport and the Six Month Validity Rule

  You already know that when you travel to any foreign country (Canada and Mexico included), you need to have a valid passport to enter the region and to get back into the United States. However, what many people don’t know is that several countries enforce a passport six month rule known formerly as the [...]

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Art of Pivoting in Office Space and Coworking Space business

  No matter what business you're talking about, whether you are a marketing and printing company or a virtual office, most companies usually begin life in the same way: with an idea. You wake up one morning, have an idea for a product or service that you're sure will be the "next big thing," and [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|branding, customer service, local business, marketing, Printing, small business, technology|Comments Off on Art of Pivoting in Office Space and Coworking Space business

Personalized Marketing – Pens, Pencils, and You

Marketing is becoming increasingly personalized with the technology available to create templates for customization. More companies are looking for ways to personalize business cards, brochures, decals, and promotional products like pens and writing instruments.  Online communications is another one. It is easy to understand why customers love personalization because it means that they are getting [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|branding, brochures, business cards, customer service, marketing, Printing|Comments Off on Personalized Marketing – Pens, Pencils, and You

Storytelling…Branding, Printing and Reminiscing

  Storytelling is a time-honored tradition which began before humanity had the ability to create long-lasting printed documents. The first stories were a way of passing on an oral tradition and history of various cultures around the world. There is still a storytelling tradition in many cultures, although as communities spread out, storytelling has moved [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|branding, flyers, local business, marketing, Printing, technology|Comments Off on Storytelling…Branding, Printing and Reminiscing