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Can You Get a Passport During a Government Shutdown?

Can you get a passport during a government shutdown?

*Updated September 5th, 2019*

If you are traveling soon and you need your passport during a government shutdown, you need to apply for your passport immediately. Many of the past government shutdowns only keep the passport offices open while funds are available. If there is a prolonged shutdown, processing times can be delayed beyond the 6-8 weeks of routine passport processing times.

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