COVID-19 Update: Know Before You Apply for a U.S. Passport
If you are thinking about applying for or renewing a U.S. passport now for international travel, please read the Department of State's current international travel advisory. Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have extremely limited U.S. passport operations.
Effective October 8, 2021 Processing times are as follows:
Routine Service: Up to 14 weeks, This is from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received. .
Expedited Service: Up to 10 weeks. This is from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received. Expedited service costs an additional $60 and should be included with the passport fees at the time of application.
Learn more at the COVID-19 Update page and Frequently Asked Questions page.
If you have a life-or-death emergency, go to travel.state.gov for more information.