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FedEx Office stores are now offering expedited U.S. passport services.          

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This week, FedEx Office announced it has teamed up with RushMyPassport to help travelers who need to renew or rush their passports before a fast-approaching trip abroad.          

The Plano, Texas-based company said in a statement that more than 2,000 FedEx Office locations in the U.S. are offering the passport help and services include: expedited processing service, updated government-compliant passport photos, overnight shipping for passport applications and around-the-clock help from passport specialists.          

The baseline price for a standard expedited passport service with a processing time of eight to 10 business days is $119, while the baseline price for 24-hour service is $449, according to FedEx’s website.           

Baseline pricing includes expedited processing service but does not include government fees or shipping, FedEx notes.

FedEx Office said in its statement that routine passport processing time can take several weeks.

“Many of us have experienced the distress of realizing our passport isn’t ready for an upcoming trip and, as a result, scramble to find a last-minute solution,” said Kim Dixon, FedEx Office chief operating officer, in the statement. “This convenient service will help eliminate the confusion and common errors that often arise and help simplify the process.”          

RushMyPassport specializes in securing U.S. passports for travelers fast, as routine processing can take awhile, CEO Mosie Miller said in a statement.          

“The combined service offering of RushMyPassport and FedEx Office helps travelers overcome these issues, giving a smooth and secure way to handle passport needs,” Miller said.          

Learn more about FedEx Office passport options at FedEx.com/passport.          

FedEx passport baseline prices

According to FedEx, baseline pricing includes expedited processing service but does not include government fees or shipping.

  • 24-hour service (one business day): $449             
  • Next-day service: (two business days): $349             
  • Priority service (three to five business days): $249         
  • Rush service (six to seven business days): $169             
  • Standard service (eight to 10 business days): $119     
  • Rush renewal (10–12 business days): $99             

Contributing: Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY

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