There are currently wait times of 4 weeks from the day of application to receive a status on the application.
During the 4 weeks:
– The application is delivered to a mail facility, the payment is processed, and the application is scanned and then sent to Passport Services for processing
– Customers who check status of their application online at travel.state.gov prior to 4 weeks from the date they applied may receive a response of “Not Found”. This means that the application is still in transit to one of our passport agencies and centers.
Routine Service: 10-12 weeks
Expedited Service: 4-6 weeks
*U.S. Department of State advices that customers should pay the additional $60 expedited service fee if they wish to receive their passport in less than 10 to 12 weeks.