US Passport Updates and Reminders Adding Pages As of January 1, 2016, adding pages to a US Passport will no longer be an option. If you need additional pages you will be required to get a new passport. "The decision to discontinue this service was made to enhance the security of the passport and to abide by international passport sanctions." US Department of State 12-10-2015 Deadline to submit for the low cost option of a 2 week turnaround time Dec 16, 2015. Rush service available after Dec 16, 2015.