Passport Application Examiner

Approve applications for United States passports and related privileges.
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Very Good

Salary Range
$35,000 – $95,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Passport Application Examiners do?

Approves applications for United States passports and related privileges and services: Reviews information on applications, such as applicant’s birthplace and birthplaces of applicant’s parents, to determine eligibility according to nationality laws and governmental policies. Examines supporting documents, such as affidavits, records, newspaper files, and Bibles, to evaluate relevance and authenticity of documents. Queries applicants to obtain additional or clarifying data. Forwards approved applications to designated official, and prepares summaries for cases not approved, indicating points of law. Answers questions of individuals concerning passport applications and related services.


Should I be a Passport Application Examiner?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

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