How long does it take to renew a passport right now?

How long does it take to renew a passport right now?

Effective September 23, routine service can take up to 16 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received. Expedite service (for an additional $60) can take up to 12 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received.

Can I apply passport in post office?

HIGHLIGHTS. Citizens can now apply for a passport at the Common Service Centre (CSC) of their nearest post office. It is mandatory to visit post office Passport Seva Kendra to submit a passport application.

Who is exempt online passport appointment?

Senior citizens, PWDs, solo parents and their minor children, pregnant women, and OFWs have the option to choose from regular (P950) or expedited (P1200) processing of their passport application.

What should I bring to passport appointment?

Documents required for a fresh passport
  • Photo passbook of running bank account in any public sector bank, private sector bank and regional rural banks.
  • A voter ID card.
  • Aadhaar card.
  • Electricity bill.
  • Rent agreement.
  • Driving license.
  • PAN card.
  • Landline or postpaid mobile bill.

What color to wear for passport pictures?

Wear a Color Other Than White Your passport photo must have a plain white background, so if you wear a white shirt, it may blend into the background and leave you looking like a floating head.

Who is exempt passport appointment?

Senior citizens, PWDs, solo parents and their minor children, pregnant women, and OFWs have the option to choose from regular (P950) or expedited (P1200) processing of their passport application.