§ During the busy summer travel months, consider applying for your U.S. passport early due to increased demand. Routine processing takes 8-11 weeks from the day we receive your application. If you need your passport sooner, consider the expedited options: http://ow.ly/eABv50JgSVK
§ Travel tip: Check the expiration date on your passport when planning your next international trip. Many countries require that your U.S. passport have at least 6 months of validity left from the date of your planned departure from your travel destination. You can find out which countries and more on entry and exit requirements by visiting our country-specific travel pages at http://ow.ly/wmTo50JgF8G.