You need to apply for renewal of passport under the following conditions:
- You are able to submit your most recent US passport and it is in good condition.
- Your most recent passport was issued in your current name.
- Your most recent passport was issued within the past 15 years.
- Your most recent passport was issued when you were 16 years of age or older.
Average processing times for a US passport renewal application is about 5 business days. If you are travelling sooner than that; you may request for a expedited service at a additional cost; for which you MUST provide a copy of your ticket that determines need for urgency of travel outside United States. Date of Issuing a new passport is the sole descretion of the US passport agency based on the urgency support documents provided with your application.