U.S. Citizens Need to Check Their Passports
During the pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was temporarily allowing U.S. citizens that were abroad to re-enter the U.S. with an expired passport due to lengthy processing times. CBP now requires that all U.S. citizen to have an unexpired U.S. passport upon re-entry to the United States as of July 1, 2022. Any U.S. citizen abroad that has an expired passport should contact their nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to begin the process of seeking a new passport. Those that are looking to travel abroad should make sure that their U.S. passport’s expiration date is valid.
- Foster, LLP: U.S. Citizens No Longer Allowed to Ener United States with Expired Passports
- Miller Mayer LLP: CBP Ends Use of Expired U.S. Passports for Direct Return of U.S. Citizens to United States
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Announcement: End of Use of Expired U.S. Passports for the Direct Return of U.S. Citizens to the United States
- U.S. Department of State: U.S. Passports