It is imperative that you review the document requirements and that you bring all the required documents (originals and photocopies based on the method of processing).The time it takes to renew your expired passport depends on where and when you apply for your passport renewal.
The system will still generate a DS-82 form if you are eligible based on the information you enter.
Please note: If you are not in the United States, please see Applying for a U. Please see Processing Times for more details on service options. Routine Service (If you live in CA, FL, IL, MN, NY, or TX): National Passport Processing Center Post Office Box 640155 Irving, TX 75064-0155 Routine Service (If you live in any other state or Canada): National Passport Processing Center Post Office Box 90155 Philadelphia, PA 19190-0155 Expedited Service (additional fee applies): Write "EXPEDITE" on the outside of the mailing envelope. Your passport does not have to be expired for you to renew it.
Only the United States Postal Service (USPS) can deliver to a Post Office Box. National Passport Processing Center Post Office Box 90955 Philadelphia, PA 19190-0955 No, if you are applying on Form DS-82, acceptance facilities will not take your application. We recommend renewing your passport well ahead of any planned international travel, even if it still has a few months validity left on it.
Applying via mail it could take as much as six weeks or more to get your passport renewed.
If you have expedited travel plans you could apply by going to your regional passport agency with all of the required documents or you could apply by using one of our passport expediting companies to get your passport in as little as 24 hours.