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How long does it take to get a passport?

Category: Passport Inquiries

It takes approximately six (6) weeks to receive a passport. Expedited service is available for an additional fee of $60 and takes approximately three (3) weeks. It may be possible to improve these timelines by paying for Overnight Delivery Return Fee. Expedited service may be necessary if you have immediate travel plans, or if you are going to a country that requires a visa for travel (you must have your passport in hand before you can apply for a visa). 

For up to date processing time please visit the Department of State's Website:

Updated 12/24/2020 8:28 AM
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