but that became even more difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic, when long waits reached 18 weeks.
The US Department of State stated that it has diminished its backlog of approximately 2 million applications.
but still guesstimates that it will take eight to eleven weeks to renew a passport, not including mailing times.
A current internet passport renewal programme may abbreviate the wait time by making the process much easier.
The Department of State launched a pilot programme for online passport renewals on Aug. 2
based on an executive order signed by President Joe Biden in December 2021, with 25,000 open slots that were filled by Aug. 12.
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