Time Frames & Expedited Service

Time Notice


Per travel.state.gov website, the following processing times have been updated:

What to Expect:
  • Effective October 8, routine service can take up to 14 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received.
  • Expedite service (for an additional $60) can take up to 10 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received. These door-to-door timeframes include both our processing times and mailing times on the front and back end.
For current processing times access the following website U.S. Passports and International Travel page.


Expedited Service

For an additional fee, those wishing to receive their passport sooner may request expedited service. Expedited service guarantees processing within 7-10 business days after the application is received by the Passport Agency.

If you are 16 years of age or older:
  • $187.13 in the form of personal check, money order, or cashier's check (no cash or credit cards accepted) payable to "U.S. Department of State." This fee includes $110 application fee, $60 Expedite Service Fee, $17.13 for 1-2 day return delivery once printed. The cost is $90 if applying for the passport card or $217.13 if applying for both the book and card.

    AND
  • $62.10 in the form of cash, credit card, check, money order, or cashier's check made payable to the "Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller." This fee includes $35 Execution (Acceptance) fee and $27.10 for 1-2 day delivery to the Passport Agency.
If you are 15 years of age or younger:
  • $157.13 in the form of personal check, money order, or cashier's check (no cash or credit cards accepted) payable to "U.S. Department of State." This fee includes $80 application fee, $60 Expedite Service Fee, $17.13 for 1-2 day return delivery once printed. The cost is $75 if applying for the passport card or $172.13 if applying for both the passport book and card.

    AND

  • $62.10 in the form of cash, credit card, check, money order, or cashier's check made payable to the "Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller." This includes $35 Execution (Acceptance) fee and $27.10 for 1-2 day delivery to the Passport Agency.