Is there a passport renewal in your future? Apply now or risk passport renewal delays later, according to the US Department of State.  Processing delays are possible through the foreseeable future. Here’s what you need to know.

Passport Renewal Delays; Surge Will Increase Demand

Applying for a new passport or a passport renewal? Experts have always advised, “Apply Early.” So what else is new? Why is the State Department making a special effort to get people to apply now? The current travel restrictions and passport backlog is expected to continue for some time. So what can you do? Make sure your passport application and required documents are perfect and correct. Avoid any common delays as you will wait several months or more to see your passport. Our services will help eliminate and avoid the delays so you can be sure to get your passport as quickly as possible.

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Apply Now, Avoid The Rush This Winter

By turning in your passport application now, you can also beat the annual winter rush, which starts in January. “Peak season” for passport processing is January through August. September through December is considered “off-peak.” But with all the current delays in passport processing and the current travel industry in a global disruption, you should play it safe and apply now.

Urgent Passport Renewal? How We Can Help

If you need your passport sooner than that, you can make an appointment at one of the 26 passport agencies scattered throughout the country. At these locations, you can get your passport in 8 business days or less, depending on when you need it.

If you don’t have a passport agency nearby, can’t get the time off work or just don’t want to wait in line, RushMyPassport can help. We hand-deliver your passport application to the Department of State.  Depending on the service you order, we can get your application processed in as little as one business day.

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