The US State Department is gradually and carefully reopening the passport agencies and centers. This means that passports will begin to be processed in faster times than before! Here is the latest list of Passport agencies that have moved into the new phases.
More Passport Agencies Are Reopening
As of today, August 24, here are the new changes that just happened:
- Atlanta – Reopened in Phase One
- Seattle – Reopened in Phase One
This is the first of three phases and there are three other agencies that have moved into Phase Two:
- Colorado – Moved to Phase Two
- New Orleans – Moved to Phase Two
- Philadelphia – Moved to Phase Two
This leaves just six agencies that have not opened as of yet. Here is what the different passport phases of opening mean for you.
So, with 5 agency changes, it means passports will be processed even quicker than before – watch for a post coming soon that shows the latest numbers!
Here is what happens for a US passport when it is submitted.