Passport processing times decreasing, state department says

The state department reports its processing time has been reduced by about two weeks on average.

News 12 Staff

Oct 4, 2023, 1:00 PM

Updated 256 days ago

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Americans shouldn't have to wait as long for their passports anymore.
The State Department reports its processing time has been reduced by about two weeks on average.
However, it still takes eight to 11 weeks to get a passport. Expedited service has gone down to five to seven weeks.
The State Department says it's because it has boosted staffing by 10%.


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