Staples launches passport photo service – Framingham SOURCE

In full transparency, the following press release has been submitted to SOURCE media via its business news service. (file photo)


FRAMINGHAM – As COVID-19 restrictions lift and we achieve a sense of normalcy, consumer and business travel plans are expected to increase and reach pre-pandemic levels.

Destination Analytics reported in June that nearly 86% of Americans plan to travel in the next 12 months.

To help customers travel with ease, Staples announced today, July 11, that more than 1,000 stores are now offering same-day photo ID services, as well as an in-store discount. purchase of a travel service (please see below for more details regarding this offer). Additionally, some stores now offer TSA PreCheck® registration thanks to a partnership with IDEMIA.

“After a long hiatus, our customers are starting to feel more comfortable traveling again,” said Brian Coupland, SVP, Merchandising at Staples US Retail. “With the recently lifted COVID testing requirements in the United States for international travel and the ever-increasing number of travelers, Staples wanted to provide customers with fast and convenient services that make preparing for their trip as easy as a stop in. their nearby Staples store.”

Passport photos

Staples now offers same-day passport photo services at more than 1,000 stores nationwide where passport photos can be ready and available in minutes. Here’s how customers can benefit:

  1. Find a participating Staples store via the store locator here.
  2. Passport photos are captured in store and customers will receive government certified copies.
  3. Photos can be used for ID cards, permanent resident cards, certain international passport or visa applications and more.

For more information on passport photo services, visit

Staples, which is headquartered in Framingham, closed its retail store in the town last month.

TSA PreCheck® Registration

Staples has partnered with IDEMIA, a TSA PreCheck approved company® enrollment provider, to provide customers with the ability to enroll in TSA PreCheck® in hundreds of select Staples stores nationwide. Register for TSA PreCheck® allows low-risk travelers to travel with ease, providing a faster and more efficient airport security screening process that is offered at over 200 airports for domestic and international travel.

“IDEMIA is a global leader in providing trusted identity verification programs, enrolling more than 13.5 million people in TSA PreCheck® to date,” said Jessie Hillenbrand, Senior Director of Federal Marketing at IDEMIA. “With the largest number of locations in our nationwide network of enrollment centers, Staples has been a great partner in helping provide TSA PreCheck® enrollment to travelers.”

For more information on signing up or to find a participating outlet near you, go to

[2] Valid at Staples® US stores only with purchase of travel service. Not valid on Instacart orders. Limit of one coupon per customer, non-transferable. Offer may be changed or canceled at any time. Minimum purchase requirement must be met for purchases to which no other coupon or instant rebate offer applies. Tax not included in the calculation of the minimum purchase. Not valid on desktop or laptop computers, PC hardware and accessories, tablets, Chromebooks, streaming devices, Amazon, Apple®, Bose® products, operating systems, ink or toner , HP+ and Instant Ink prepaid cards, Epson® EcoTank®, Epson ® printers, HP ink or toner, HP printers, Google™ products, Samsung®, Staples® Protection & Tech Help, game consoles and accessories, Texas graphing calculators Instruments™ and accessories, cell phones, gift cards, phone cards, postage stamps, iPostal1 services, computer workstation, home automation appliances, televisions, certain commercial kitchen appliances and accessories, software, warranties, portable technology, Staples® Plus membership, select hard drives and data storage devices, surveillance and security cameras, Ultimate Ears®, Wacom®, direct mail services, fax, custom orders, p promotional products, scanning, self-service printing, TSA services, PRO services, podcasting, Staples® Studio or Cricut machines. Each item purchased can only be discounted by one coupon, applied by the cashier upon order received. Coupon is not valid whether bought or sold and must be surrendered. Not valid on prior purchases or purchases made with the Staples Advantage store purchase program. No cash back/credit. Coupon value applied before tax. Expires 12/31/22

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