In order to get a passport, the applicant used to have to find the local passport office and then stand in line to stand in line a couple of times before they could finally get to the window only to find out that they didn’t have the information filled out correctly. Today, that whole process has gotten much easier thanks to the ability of ordering a passport online.

One of the most frustrating things that anyone can go through when they are in a rush is being forced to wait in a line. The Internet has pretty much done away with that and the only time that adults will really be forced to wait in line is if they are getting their passports for the first time. Instead, they can get online and photo with your own digital camera, then upload it to , which will help you size it properly before printing.

Anyone that can do some basic research will have no problems getting their passport online. If they do run into problems, most sites will either have chat option or a toll free number that can be used to help guide the applicant through the process. In all honesty, if a site does not have these features in place, it is probably best to look elsewhere for services.

The forms are actually pretty easy to fill out and many of them can be completed before printing out. The only thing that a first time applicant needs to be aware of is that the application cannot be officially signed until they are actually in front of the agent at the passport office. If it is signed beforehand, they will void it and everything will have to be done again.

When the forms and photos are all done, they will need to be printed out. If the daughters’ cute, pink paper is in the printer, get it out of there. All official forms need to be printed on plain, white paper that is of standard size. If the paper has a glossy coating or is anything other than standard letter, they will disregard it.

Pictures are also going to have to be done and are pretty easy to get, it is just important to make sure that they are the right kind. Passport photos must be 2 inches by 2 inches and should be in color. Most photo shops will have the ability to take these, or there is of course the quick Internet search to find the spot closest that can handle this task for you.