Passport updating rules
Applying via mail it could take as much as six weeks or more to get your passport renewed.
If you do not meet the above requirements you have to apply for a new passport using the DS-11 passport form or resolved the issues before you would be able to get a new passport.
Processing time for a passport renewal will be determined by the type of renewal services you need.
There are three types of renewal services which are regular, expedited services with post offices, and expedited renewal with the regional passport agency.
Related: How to Change Your Name on Your Passport With that in mind, prudent travelers without a passport (or those whose passports expire within the next year) should consider taking care of that sooner rather than later. State Department website to begin the passport application process, to to apply for Pre Check, or to the U. Customs and Border Protection website for Global Entry.
Passport requests are expected to ramp up as the new rules go into effect.
Anyone applying for a new passport will get the old one back.