6 Months Validity Passport Rule: What You Need to Know

6 Months Validity Passport Rule: What You Need to Know

6 Months Validity Rule for Passports: Here’s What You Need to Know Many of us know we need a passport to travel internationally. What you might not know is that your passport actually needs to be valid for months longer than you think. Many countries require 6 months of validity. Others require less. Here's what you need to know to make sure you don't get stuck at the airport before your next international trip. What is the 6 months validity rule for passports? Your passport should have at least six months of validity if you're traveling internationally.  Many countries will deny you entry if your passport isn't valid for at least 6 months after your last day of travel. For example, if you’ve booked a getaway to Belize and plan to stay there until March 1, 2019, your passport cannot expire before September 1, 2019. The rule is a requirement of other countries accepting foreign travelers and not a requirement of the U.S. government, which...
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What are the chances you’ll pass your California road test?

What are the chances you’ll pass your California road test?

We studied driver's test pass rates across 12 of the most popular DMV's in California. Here's what we found. Passing the California DMV road test (or behind-the-wheel test) on the first try is not easy. While being a good driver is the most important thing, there are a lot of other factors that come in to play. We've taken a look at our data to see which DMV's have the highest (and lowest) pass rates and the results were surprising... What matters on the road test? Before we take you through our top 12 list, a few important notes on what you should focus on when preparing for your California behind-the-wheel test. When it comes to passing your DMV road test, practice and experience is the most important factor. You should know what's on the test and how it's scored. Here's our post on The Top 5 Mistakes People Make on Their Road Test we definitely recommend. However, the scoring is still subjective to some degree and...
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The Longest DMV Wait Times in California

The Longest DMV Wait Times in California

The Longest DMV Wait Times In California There can be quite a bit of confusion and misinformation with walk-in wait times at California DMV's: just when is the best time to visit? And how long can the waits actually be? We decided to crunch the numbers to understand exactly how long people have to wait at when walking into DMV's across California. We put together charts that help explain this based on thousands of wait times collected from 11/28 to 12/2 in 2016. Here's what we learned. Be sure to read to the end to learn how to cut down on your DMV wait times completely. Also, above all else, book an appointment to cut down on your wait time! Yes, California DMV wait times can be over 3 hours Of the thousands of average California DMV wait times we collected throughout the week at around 40 California DMV locations, we can confidently say this: There are some very unfortunate wait times. In the chart below,...
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Real-Time DMV Wait Times

Real-Time DMV Wait Times

Want real-time wait times for the California DMV offices? Select the California DMV office you're interested in to find out the average wait times with and without an appointment. A typical wait time is 2-3 hours minimum at most California DMVs. We strongly recommend making an appointment to save hours of waiting. You can also use our express appointment service to get an appointment within 2-3 weeks, instead of 6-8 weeks for a small fee. Lastly, if you need to go to the DMV asap but don't wan't to wait, check out our line waiting concierge service.   How quickly do you need to go to the DMV?  ✅ Today? Check out wait time averages. You might be waiting for several hours. ✅ Within a few days? Check out our line concierge service to save you 3-4 hours of waiting ✅ Within a few weeks? Book an express appointment (most popular) so you skip the line entirely.   Need to go to the DMV but don't want to wait? Check express DMV appointment availability in your area More Helpful California DMV...
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