How long will it take to receive my passport?

Once your passport application has been completed at Hempstead Town Hall, it will be forwarded to the U.S. Department of State for processing the same day. Currently, you can expect to receive your passport within *Eight to Eleven weeks via first-class mail. *An expedited passport should be returned within Five to Seven weeks of receipt of the application (a $60 fee applies, payable by check or money order only). Please note that passport processing times at the U.S. Department of State will vary depending upon volume.

Same day Passport service is available by appointment only at the New York Passport Agency in New York City.

* Processing times are subject to change, for current processing times please refer to the U.S. Department of State website processing times.

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1. How long is my passport valid for?
2. How long will it take to receive my passport?
3. What do I need to apply for a passport?
4. Where can I get my passport photographs taken?
5. Are there special requirements for children's passports?
6. What are acceptable forms of identification?
7. How do I renew my expired passport?
8. What are the requirements to renew my expired passport?
9. What happens if my passport is lost or stolen?
10. What are the fees for a passport?
11. I plan to travel outside the United States. How do I find out if a Travel Alert or Travel Warning has been issued for a specific country?