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Lost Passport.... :( flying Monday

Brentwood, NY |

Can i travel overseas with a copy of my passport? i went to the town hall the other day and i gave them my passport that i could get my babies birth certificate and they never gave it back to me and i went back the next day and they couldn't find it.... what NOW? i am flying at Monday overseas can i fly with a copy of my passport?

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  1. If your United States citizen you traveling within 1 to 2 weeks you're able to get your passport in one day. You should go online and find out the nearest passport office that processes applications in one day. I believe there's one in Stamford Connecticut.

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  2. You are not getting on a plane with a copy of a passport.

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  3. No.

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