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As of June 30, 2022, U.S. Citizens are no longer be permitted to use their expired U.S. passport to return to the United States.  If your passport has expired and you wish to travel, please use our Passport and CRBA Wizard for guidance on how to renew your passport.

For information on how to apply for a passport, please use the Passport and CRBA wizard below.   The wizard will ask you a series of simple questions and provide you with the link to the correct form, requirements and will help you make an appointment or provide you with instructions on the renewal of passport by mail if you are eligible.

There is no walk-in service for United States citizens who require a service related to passports, citizenship, or birth registration. These services are by appointment only. The processing time for routine passport renewals is 2- 4 weeks.  Passport services are not available on weekends, or on Panama or U.S. Holidays.