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I'm trying to understand the meaning of this sentence "RE-ISSUE OF PASSPORT ON EXPIRY OR UPTO ONE YEAR BEFORE EXPIRY". I just need help with explanation on latter part of this sentence (upto one yr before expiry) , with an example if possible.

Thanks in advance.

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  • @Aru - the sentence seems to mean that you may apply for a new passport not more than one year before your current passport expires. – Dan Mar 9 '16 at 22:26
  • Apologies @choster, that was a copy/paste error, not intentional. – Aru Mar 9 '16 at 23:25
  • Context seems to be this web page: indembassy-amman.org/ReissuePassport.html – MetaEd Mar 10 '16 at 0:14
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This sentence includes the typo "upto" which should be two words ("up to"). The sentence means that you can apply for your new passport within a year before the expiration date. So if your passport expires on April 1, 2017, you need to wait until April 1, 2016 to apply for a new one. You cannot apply on March 1, 2016; that is too early.

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