Updated processing time - effective November 6, 2023.
Routine: 7 to 10 weeks*
Expedited: 3 to 5 weeks and an extra $60*
*Processing times begin the day the US Department of State physically receives your application at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply in person. Mailing times may vary across the country.
Urgent Travel: Must make an appointment and have international travel in the next 14 calendar days.
Passportstatus.state.gov - Enroll in email updates about your application status
Processing Times webpage - Current and previous processing times
Application Status webpage - Learn about what each status update means, and how to upgrade service.