Advice 1: How to replace a passport at expiry

There are several reasons why it is necessary to change the passport. Loss of passport or its damage, change the appearance of the owner or his / her personal data, the lack of free pages or just at expiry.

Features the replacement passport after expiry of validity



Replacing the old-style passports and the passport of the new generation after the expiry date occurs under the same scenario as when the very first results. Unlike the case when you come to the Department of FMS has not yet expired, and the document is removed, the immigration officers - expired passport left on the hands.
"The passport expired is not withdrawn." Federal law "On the procedure for exit from Russian Federation and entry to Russian Federation", part 3, article 11.

The term of registration of the passport the replacement is 30 days from the date of application. The processing time may affect the time of year when you are going to apply for a new passport. In high season you need to be prepared that you are not the only one who remembered about the replacement of the passport. It is possible that the date of issuance may be postponed due to busy workers of the FMS. In low season there is a possibility to obtain a passport in a week and a half before.

The list of documents for obtaining a passport of the new generation



- application form in two copies;
internal passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation;
- receipt about payment of state duty;
- two matte black-and-white or color photographs size 3,5 x 4,5 cm;
military ID with marks of completion of military service by conscription or markings: "unfit for military service", "partially fit for military service";
- the passport with expired validity period, which is available in FMS for viewing and the copy;
work - book, an extract from the employment record for the last 10 years.

The list of documents for obtaining a passport of the old sample



Fill the application form for a passport of the old sample it is possible by hand, but without corrections. In the biometric passport application form should be filled in capital letters in a special PDF file. The application form can be downloaded from the website of FMS.

- application form in two copies;
internal passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation;
- receipt about payment of state duty;
four matte black-and-white or color photographs size 3,5 x 4,5 cm;
- birth certificate of the child, if you are planning to make information about children;
- the documents confirming citizenship of the Russian Federation, for children under 14 years of age;
military ID with marks of completion of military service by conscription or markings: "unfit for military service", "partially fit for military service";
- the passport with expired validity period, which is available in FMS for viewing and the copy;
work - book, an extract from the employment record for the last 10 years.

When filling out the application should take into account the requirements set out in the section "Main\Public services\passport" website of the FMS of Russia in the bottom of the page. Requirements apply to the design of the application form on issuance of biometric passports. Link to PDF file of the questionnaire is on the same page.

Opening and editing files PDF is with Adobe Reader, so you will need a computer with the installed program. When the printout of the application form make sure in settings you set the zoom to 100%. Printing of questionnaire should be done on a single sheet first print one side, then insert the same sheet and print second. Judging by the fact that this simple algorithm is described in detail on the website of the FMS, not all Russians do the job right the first time.

Advice 2: How to replace a passport on expiry of his term

The procedure for obtaining a new passport or replacing the old, no matter, he ended his life or not, do not differ from each other. Except that if you want to keep your passport with a visa history (if it is, it is better to do), you must write statement about this.
Instruction
1
Try, if possible, apply in spring or autumn. No matter whether you make out a passport from scratch or change the old for the new, the period of its manufacture is 30 days from the date of submission of the application, but it is sometimes possible to get a passport faster if you change it in the low tourist season, and sometimes this procedure is delayed, when wanting very much. Also, a period more than 30 days, if you apply for a replacement residence.
2
Take the coupon to the FMS or register in an electronic queue for replacement of the passport on the Internet. It's a good idea to schedule a visitation, and then to undertake the collection of documents, usually it does not take much time. You will need the following paper.
3
Application form, filled in by hand or on the computer in two copies. If you fill out the form by hand, use black or blue pen, write legible in block letters. The questionnaire should be verified at the place of work or study print. Pensioners and the unemployed to assure the questionnaire is not required.
4
The passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation and copies of all significant pages.
5
Receipt of the state fee paid. This document, according to the law of the Russian Federation, is not mandatory, but the FMS receipt require.
6
If the passport of the old sample, you will need 2 photos 3,5 x 4,5 cm, black and white or color. Images must be made on matte paper. For biometric passport pictures are not needed: the make at the time of application.
7
Work book or an extract from it, containing information for the last 10 years. Students need to attach a certificate from the Dean's office.
8
For military service you need to make a certificate from the military registration and enlistment office that in the near future and now the person is not subject to appeal. If you have a military ID, then you need to apply it. It must include the level of "partially fit for military service" or "unfit", or contain information that the person has already served in the army.
9
Old passport even if its expired. FMS staff will study it and will make a copy if necessary.
10
Come to FMS at the right time, hand over all the documents. You will be informed when the passport is ready. If you enrolled online, you will be notified of the readiness of the passport you also electronically.
11
Report to a specified time for a new passport. To pick it up, don't forget to bring the passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation.
Note
The reasons for replacement of the passport may be several. According to the law of the Russian Federation, be sure to apply for a new passport if the document is damaged or lost, the owner changed his name or gender, the validity of the passport expired or I ran out of pages.
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If the old passport expired service life, it is not withdrawn, according to the law. But if your passport is still valid and you want to replace it before the expiration of the period of service, it is necessary to write a special statement about what you want to keep it. In this case, the old passport will be cancelled when you replace the new, but not destroyed.
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