If you are planning on traveling this winter, now is the time to apply for a passport in order to avoid any complications that could disrupt your winter travel plans.
Travelers to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and countries in the Caribbean must have a valid passport to enter or depart from the United States. However, a regular passport application can take four to six weeks to be processed and returned to a customer. Even the more expensive expedited delivery option can take three weeks for delivery.
Passport applications can be found on the Office of the Monmouth County Clerk's website. There, travelers can also find out what documents are needed for processesing and find out the related costs.
If you decide to visit the Passport Office, located in the Monmouth County Clerk's Office, 33 Mechanic Street in Freehold, in person it is recommended that you contact the office before going to make sure you have the proper documents. The Passport Office can be reached by calling 732-431-7324.