Matt RaibleMatt Raible is a Java Champion and Developer Advocate at Okta. developer.okta.com

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10+ YEARS


Over 10 years ago, I wrote my first blog post. Since then, I've authored books, had kids, traveled the world, found Trish and blogged about it all.

New Passport in 9 Days

A couple of month ago, I discovered my passport was missing. I looked all around my house but couldn't find it anywhere. Since I'm going to Munich in September, I had to get a new one. So last week, I went to Denver's Downtown Post Office, filled out an application, gave them an original birth certificate, got pictures taken - the whole ball of wax. It cost me around $100 and didn't take more than 30 minutes.

I was amazed when my new passport arrived yesterday in the mail. That's a mere 9-day turnaround! The last time I had to get a new passport, it cost me $350, but I also got it in 2 days. It's good to see getting new passports is an efficient process these days.

Posted in General at Aug 21 2008, 10:12:50 AM MDT 2 Comments
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A year ago in August I had to renew my passport and I did so by driving to the office in South Aurora at I-225 and Parker Road. It cost me something like $127 and I got the passport in two business days.

Posted by Bruce Snyder on August 24, 2008 at 10:17 AM MDT #

don't the new US Passports look like they were designed by the Colbert Report? but be warned, you'll have the dreaded "this replaces a lost passport" amendment on the final page. i was once accosted by a dutch border guard over this issue. him: "what happened to your other passport?" me:"well if i knew, it wouldn't be lost!"

Posted by tricker on August 26, 2008 at 08:20 PM MDT #

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