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March 28, 2024

Passport Application Timelines 03/28/24

Feedback, experiences, timelines, tips and useful information from people that have recently been through the US passport application process.

1st Adult Passport

Type of Application:
First U.S Adult Passport

Standard or Expedited
Expedited

Application Date:
2024-03-04

Received Date:
2024-03-16

Application Method:
Paper Application

Passport Agency:
I do not know

Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Optional Comments:
Website to check status never did work . Said status not available.
Applied in person for first adult passport on March 4th received email confirmation on March 5 that it was sent and in mailbox following day March 16th (less than 2 weeks !)

Type of Application:
First U.S Adult Passport

Standard or Expedited
Standard

Application Date:
2024-01-26

Received Date:
2024-03-11

Application Method:
Paper Application

Passport Agency:
#40-#42 New Orleans Passport Center

Experience:
3 Star – Average

Optional Comments:
01/26: Submitted form DS-11, which was done online and printed at the USPS Post Office at 3130 Grants Lake Boulevard, Sugar Land, Texas 77479
03/01: Application processed after 6 long weeks
03/08: Application approved after one short week
03/11: Passport and supporting documents mailed to my house

Type of Application:
First U.S Adult Passport

Standard or Expedited
Standard

Application Date:
2024-02-29

Received Date:
2024-03-22

Application Method:
Paper Application

Passport Agency:
I do not know

Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Optional Comments:
The first passport photo I submitted, which I provided myself, was not centered properly, but the county clerk noticed that and suggested I have my photo taken at the local Walmart. That worked.

Adult Renewal Passport

Type of Application:
Adult Passport Renewal

Standard or Expedited
Standard

Application Date:
2024-02-23

Received Date:
2024-03-15

Application Method:
Paper Application

Passport Agency:
#53 – Seattle Passport Agency

Experience:
4 Star – Easy

Optional Comments:
I signed up for email updates but didn’t receive a single update. Didn’t receive tracking number for new passport. Did not pay fo expedited return shipping and glad I didn’t because passport arrived 3 days after approval.

Type of Application:
Adult Passport Renewal

Standard or Expedited
Standard

Application Date:
2023-12-29

Received Date:
2024-01-21

Application Method:
Paper Application

Passport Agency:
#15,#20-#29,#45,#68,#69,#71 – National Passport Center

Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Optional Comments:
I mailed my renewal standard mail not priority and it still came back in 3 weeks. I got the card also and that came about 4-5 days later

Type of Application:
Adult Passport Renewal

Standard or Expedited
Standard

Application Date:
2024-02-29

Received Date:
2024-03-04

Application Method:
Paper Application

Passport Agency:
#58 – Philadelphia Passport Agency

Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

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Child Passport

Type of Application:
First Child Passport (Under 16)

Application Date:
2022-06-27

Received Date:
2022-07-24

Passport Agency:
I do not know

Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

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