The State Department Just Released New Locations for Passport Fairs, Speed Up Your Passport Process! Don’t Miss Out!

These New Government-approved Locations Around the U.S. Will Speed Up Your Passport Process!

The U.S. Government is hitting the road this summer to make it easier for first-time passport holders to complete their applications! 🚗💨 The State Department has announced new dates for its “Special Passport Acceptance Fairs,” designed to speed up passport processing times. Here’s everything you need to know:

What Are Special Passport Acceptance Fairs? 📄✈️

These fairs are events held at various locations to help first-time passport applicants submit their applications more efficiently. They’re perfect for anyone applying for a new passport (not renewals).

Locations Include:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Florida
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina

Venues: 🏫📚 These events are often hosted at post offices, recreation centers, or libraries.

Upcoming Dates and Locations 📅

Here’s a snapshot of where and when you can attend:

  • June 5: Somerville, NJ – Somerville Branch Library
  • June 6: Manchester, NJ – Leisure Village West Association – Willow Hall
  • June 7: Nutley, NJ – Nutley Parks and Recreation Center
  • June 8:
    • Exeter, CA – Exeter Post Office
    • Tell City, IN – Tell City Post Office
    • Fairfield, NJ – Fairfield Recreation Center
    • Greenville, SC – Greenville Main Post Office
  • June 11: Verona, NJ – Verona Town Hall
  • June 12:
    • Bridgewater, NJ – Bridgewater Branch Library
    • Toms River, NJ – Lake Ridge
    • Mahwah, NJ – Senior Center
  • June 13:
    • Clermont, FL – Highlander Building
    • Kissimmee, FL – Valencia College Poinciana Campus
    • Lakeland, FL – Keiser University
    • Orlando, FL – University of Central Florida – Live Oak Event Center
    • Orlando, FL – Leonard & Marjorie Williams Family YMCA
    • Sanford, FL – Sanford Civic Center
    • Garfield, NJ – City Hall
  • June 14: Kissimmee, FL – Holiday Inn Orlando SW Celebration
  • June 15:
    • Carrboro, NC – Carrboro Post Office
    • Okeechobee, FL – Okeechobee County Clerk of the Circuit Court
    • Las Cruces, NM – Las Cruces Main Post Office
    • Montpelier, VT – Vermont Secretary of State Office
  • June 17: Brick, NJ – Greenbriar One
  • June 18:
    • Bergenfield, NJ – Conlon Hall
    • Verona, NJ – Verona Town Hall
  • June 22:
    • Oroville, CA – Butte County Elections Office
    • Livingston, NJ – Livingston Public Library
    • Milford, NH – Wadleigh Memorial Library
    • Scottsdale, AZ – Scottsdale Office
  • June 26: Bridgewater, NJ – Bridgewater Branch Library
  • June 27: Fairlawn, NJ – Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
  • July 6: Pensacola, FL – Nobles Station Post Office

Can’t Make It? No Problem! 👍

If you can’t attend one of these events, you can still apply through the existing process. Current processing times are:

  • Routine Service: 6 to 8 weeks
  • Expedited Service: 2 to 3 weeks
  • Urgent Service: Available by appointment for travel within 14 days

Avoid Common Mistakes! 🚫✍️ The State Department highlights common errors in passport applications, such as:

  • Not following passport photo requirements
  • Incomplete form sections

For more details and to find the full list of dates and locations, visit the official Fair website.

Don’t miss out on these convenient events to get your passport faster! 🏃‍♂️💼

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