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Passport Services
Apply for or renew a U.S. Passport

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If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until June 30, 2022.   Please see the Department of State website  for additional information.

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.