UPDATE: lost it at passport office
UPDATE: the passports both arrived... a week early, absolutely NO complications! All that stress for nothing. Maybe someone working at the passport office read my tale of woe and expedited the passports LOL...if so, thanks ;)
So yesterday I had news about my old workplace that made me leave class and cry in the bathroom, feeling so very frustrated in my career life, then I had to renew my children's passports that afternoon as they had expired. Cried in the car on the way to the passport office.
i read up on the passport website that if you are separated you must bring the separation agreement with you, and your ex's passport, etc., brought all the documentation and was OK, cheery with the staff at first. I had dried my tears and can be very congenial even when sad.
Then I seemed to be getting the THIRD DEGREE because my EX still lives with me, yet we are separated! I started to get angry and humiliated. I said "he lives in the ba
The young arrogant a$$hat working their stated that I had to hand-write "I, Zsuzsilowinger, live upstairs and Mr.EX lives in the ba
I said then let me talk to your supervisor. He said "there's no reason for you to do that".
I kept ob
Finally he left to get the supervisor. He first went into a back room, where I could see people having lunch through the window. After about 10 mins, he went to a desk RIGHT IN FRONT OF US, told his supervisor in a LOUD voice what I had told him "She says they are separated but he lives in the same house...etc.".
The supervisor came over and said what was the problem. I told her I wanted to know my rights, they had all my documentation, why would I have to fill anything else out. She said they may look at my file and find it "incomplete" and not immediately issue a passport, and get back to me.
I 'lost it' - I told her "I am ob
She said they cannot make me sign it, that the passport may be delayed if they decide my file is not complete, but I said that was fine, the powers that be can contact me at that point and I had no trip planned, obviously as stated before, so it didn't matter how long it took. I reiterated that what I ob
Finally original agent came back and finished filling out the form on his computer. As he typed into the computer the parts I had ob
Finally he handed back my documents, said "thank you goodbye" and i left.
So, overreaction, or a$$hole agent? Or both?
zsuzsilowinger 36-40, F 12 Responses 1 Sep 19, 2012