How is the 15 year passport renewal date calculated?
(Huntington Beach, CA, USA)
Question: My passport was issued exactly 15 years ago. I need a passport for a trip late this year. Is today the last date for renewal, or is December 31st of this year?
The 15 years is calculated from the date of issuance. You can no longer renew your passport by mail. It will be necessary to apply for a new passport by submitting form DS-11
in person at an application acceptance facility.
To locate a passport office in Huntington Beach, click the link below.Florida Passport Offices
For a list of requirements, click the link below.How to Get a New Passport
Standard processing of application takes 4-6 weeks. Expedited service through the application acceptance facility takes 2-3 weeks.
If you need your passport sooner, you can set up an appointment at the regional agency or get a reliable expediter to submit the form for you. For details, click the appropriate link below.Miami Passport AgencyPassport Expediting Service
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