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In this lesson, we’ll talk about phrases you may use while talking about passport application.
Jim: Hey! What’s up, Neal?
Neal: Nothing much! Just trying to find out how to get a passport.
Jim: You just need the correct documents to apply for one.
Neal: Yeah? But I don’t know which documents are needed.
Jim: You’re gonna need your birth certificate, your id, a photograph and fill out an application form. It’s easy.
Neal : I have all of that. Can I fill this form online?
Jim : I don’t think so man. If you’re applying for the first time, you’ll need to go there and submit the form.
Neal : Alright! Thanks for the help!
Neal : Hello there. I want to apply for a passport.
Tina : Sure. Are you applying for the first time?
Neal : Yep. Never needed to go abroad before.
Tina : Alright, you’ll need to fill form DS-11 and submit it.
Neal : I got it right here. I just wanna submit it.
Tina : Great! Just submit it to the counter over there.
Neal : Will I need to pay a fee?
Tina : Yes. You can pay through card.
Neal : Okay. Thanks for your help.
Tina : You’re welcome!
Neal : Hey Jim! I applied for my passport.
Jim : Great! Did you have any trouble?
Neal : Nope! It was easy. I had the docs ready, and I paid the fee through my credit card.
Jim : Fantastic! So all you need to do now is wait, and you’ll get your passport soon!
Neal : Is there any way I can check the status of my passport?
Jim : Yeah, I think so. You just need to go to a website and fill in your details.
Neal : Do you know the website address?
Jim : Google it man!
Neal : Pack your bags hon!
Jane : Why? What?
Neal : We are taking that trip to Europe as I promised to.
Jane : (Surprised and happy) We are? That’s unbelievable!!
Neal : Yep! I just got my passport, and I booked the tickets for next week.
Jane : Finally! This is going to be a wonderful trip. Will we need a visa?
Neal : Nope. We’ll get visas on arrival.