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A new executive order from President Biden calls on the State Department to create a system where passports can be renewed online. Jenny Kane/AP

You may soon be able to renew your passport online, instead of sending in documents

Renewing your passport isn't an experience most people would consider streamlined — especially during the pandemic. Getting it processed can take from anywhere between eight to 11 weeks, according to the State Department.

But a new executive order from President Joe Biden hopes to cut down on the amount of time people spend accessing all kinds of government services, like scheduling a call back time with the IRS, applying for Social Security and Medicare benefits online and yes, renewing a passport.

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