1 Answer. For UK and US passports the book number is the same as the passport number . For other countries it is not the same thing as your passport number ; and you can see in the sidebar – “You may or may not have a Passport Book Number on your passport “. It is sometimes called booklet number ; as it does on my passport
Passport Reference File Number is a number provided to an individual when they apply for a Passport . This is a unique number provided to every passport applicant.
On a U.S. passport , the official number is listed on the inside information page alongside your name, birthday, photograph and the passport’s expiration date. The number changes each time you get a new passport , so it will be different approximately every 10 years (or any time you renew your passport ).
Photos for Canadian passports must be taken in person by a commercial photographer or studio. They must also comply with all of our photo requirements. Bring the Passport photo specifications to the photographer or studio to make sure they meet the correct photo requirements.
What about our US passport number ? To prevent data-errors, E-Verify also instituted a strict requirement: the US Passport number must always contain nine ( 9 ) digits with no letters. Similarly, the US Passport Card number must always begin with the letter “C” followed by eight numeric digits .
Passport – Place of issue: The City where the issuing authority is located. simply write that. For foreign nationals whose passports were issued in the United States, list the city where the consulate or embassy that issued your passport is located.
The U.S. passport book and U.S. passport card are both accepted by TSA as ID for domestic flights. The passport card cannot be used for international air travel, but it is still a great ID to have in your wallet. TSA accepts the passport card as ID for domestic flights.
A middle initial is acceptable on your passport instead of providing the full middle name . However, as a general rule of thumb, you should always enter your name as it appears on the documentation you present to prove your citizenship.
Passport numbers aren’t like social security numbers . They can’t be used for ID theft. Verbally giving a passport number isn’t so bad depending on the purpose of its being requested.
The first two digits will be a “15”, “20” or “21.” Did you get a free passport as a military dependent? Look for it to start with the number “60,” while diplomatic passports always start with “90.” A temporary passport or emergency passport valid only for one year, begins with the letter “Z” or the number “70.”
The cost of a new passport via a paper application is £58.50 for a Child and £85 for an Adult (not including the Check & Send fee and any fee incurred for taking compliant photos).
Passport Prices & Fees
|Passport Type||Standard Fee (10-12 weeks)||Total Passport Fees|
|New Adult Passport||$110||$145|
|Replacement Passport (lost, stolen, damaged)||$110||$145|
|Child (Minor) Passport||$80||$115|
|10 – year validity passport (for persons aged 16 and over)||$298|
|5 – year validity passport (for children under 16)||$150|
|5 – year validity passport (optional for persons 75 and over)||$150|