The processing times below apply to all passport services.
|ROUTINE SERVICE||Approximately # weeks from the time of application, including mailing time.|
|EXPEDITED SERVICE||Approximately # weeks from the time of application, including mailing time.|
Need it faster?
If you are traveling within 2 weeks or need a foreign visa within 4 weeks, you should make an appointment at a passport agency or center. The passport agency or center will specify when you will get your new passport. See Get a Passport in a Hurry.
Already applied for a passport?
Access the Online Passport Status System to check your application status. It takes 7-10 business days for applications to be trackable online.
Call the National Passport Information Center to check your application status at 1-877-487-2778 or 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY) between the following hours:
Monday- Friday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm Eastern Time
Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Eastern Time
*Excluding Federal Holidays