US passports lead times have changed

Effective 10/23/2023, the US Passport lead times are now 8-11 weeks and 5-7 weeks for standard and expedited processing times, respectively. 

Keep in mind that the lead times quoted do not reflect mailing times to and from the Passport Agency

If international travel is before mid-December, there is a possibility that the Agency will not turn your application around in time.  Please contact Marc Gilland at 704-246-6373 to discuss available options.