You Can Now Apply to Renew Your U.S. Passport Online — But There’s a Catch

If you’ve ever planned an international trip only to realize that your passport was expired, you know the agony of getting it renewed in person.

But now there’s good news. On Wednesday, the U.S. State Department launched a beta program that offers U.S. citizens the option to renew their passports online.

Related: Rich Americans Getting Secondary Passports in Record Numbers

“The goal of online passport renewal is to save Americans time and effort, making it more convenient to renew their U.S.

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