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COVID-19: DOS temporarily limits in-person passport services

  1. Original Date Announced

    April 3, 2020

    COVID-19: State Dept. temporarily will only offer in-person passport services for those with a qualified life-or-death emergency and who need a passport for immediate international travel within 72 hours. [ID #667]

    DOS Passport Operations in Response to COVID-19
  2. Effective Date

    March 20, 2020

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: DOS


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