Detroit Passport Agency: How to Get Expedited Passport Service at Detroit Passport Processing Center
Detroit Passport Agency expedites passports for U.S. citizens and
foreign residents who need to travel within 14 days or within 28 days
if they need to get a travel visa. To apply at the Detroit Agency, you
first have to make an appointment by calling toll-free at
1-877-487-2778. The line is open 24 hours/day, 7 days a week.
If you are not traveling within 14 days you must apply in person at a Passport office
If you are unable to travel to the Detroit Passport Agency but
need to get your passport in a hurry, you can apply online to get a
registered expediting service to expedite your passport application in as fast as 24 to 48 hours
Detroit Passport Agency
211 West Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48226-3269
Appointments Available From
8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Excluding Federal Holidays
Automated Appointment Number
(Available 24 hours/7 days)
Will call service is offered for life/death emergencies and immediate
travel abroad (leaving within 5 business days). Pickup will be based on
travel plans. For all other customers, passports will be issued within
5 business days of applying at the agency. You will be informed of how
the passport will be sent during your appointment.
*This agency can issue both the U.S. passport book and the U.S. passport card on-site.
How to Get to the Detroit Passport Agency
Car: From the South
, take I-75 N toward Detroit. Take Exit 47A
toward M-3/Clark Ave. Stay straight onto Fisher Freeway West. Turn
right onto Clark Street. Turn left onto Fort Street West/MI-3. End at
211 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226-3269
From the North
, take I-75 S. Merge onto I-375 S/ Chrysler
Freeway via Exit 51C on the left toward Civic Center. Take the Madison
Ave exit on the left. Take the Madison Street ramp. Turn slight right
onto Madison Street. Turn left onto Beaubien Street. Turn right onto
Gratiot Ave /MI-3 South. Continue to follow MI-3 South. Turn right onto
Monroe Street. Enter next roundabout and take 1st exit onto Woodward
Avenue. Pass through 1 roundabout. Turn slight right onto MI-3 S/ Form
Street West. End at 211 W Fort St Detroit, MI 48226-3269.
From the West
, take I-94 East toward Detroit. Take Exit
215A/M-10 South toward Downtown. Merge onto MI-10 South/John C. Lodge
Freeway. Take Exit 1C/Howard Street toward Cobo Roof. Keep left at the
fork to go on 5th Street. Turn left onto Fort Street West/MI-3. End at
211 W Fort St Detroit, MI 48226-3269
From the East (United States)
, take I-90 West toward I-71. Merge
onto I-90 West via Exit 170B toward Toledo (Portions toll). Merge onto
I-280 North via Exit 71 toward Toledo/ Detroit.
Merge onto I-75 North toward Detroit (Crossing into Michigan).
Take Exit 47A toward M-3/Clark Avenue. Stay straight to go onto
Fisher Freeway West. Turn right onto Clark Street. Turn left onto Fort
Street West/MI-3. End at 211 W Fort St Detroit, MI 48226-3269
From the East (Canada)
, take Provincial Route 401 West. Take the
Talbot Road exit. Merge onto Provincial Route 3 North (Crossing into
the United States, Michigan). Provincial Route 3 North becomes
Ambassador Bridge. Turn slight left onto West Fisher Freeway. Merge
onto I-75 N toward Detroit. Take Exit 49 toward M-10/ Rosa Parks
Blvd/Civic-Cobo Center. Take the exit on the left toward M-10/ Lodge
Freeway/Civic Center. Take the M-10 S exit toward Civic Center/Cobo
Center. Merge onto MI-10 S/ John C. Lodge Freeway. Take the Exit
1C/Howard Street toward Cobo Roof. Keep left at the fork to go on 5tg
Street. Turn left onto Fort Street West/MI-3. End at 211 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48226-3269
From Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) taxis are available (travel time approximately 30 minutes).
From Detroit Station taxis are available (travel time approximately 10 minutes).
if you are unable to travel to the Detroit Passport Agency, you can
contract a private expediting service to provide you with rush passport processing
What to Do When You Arrive for Your Appointment
at the Detroit Passport Agency
- You will need your Social Security Number or your
- Please arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your
appointment. Earlier arrivals will not be admitted.
- Late arrivals, 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment,
will have to reschedule their appointments.
- Upon entry to the building, you will go through security,
including metal detectors.
- Go to check-in/information. Your appointment will
- You will be given a numbered ticket with the approximate,
current waiting time at the bottom. (We do our best to keep the waiting time
as short as possible.)
- When your number is called and/or appears on the television
monitor, go to the number of the window indicated.
Foreign Entry Requirements/Visas
If you are traveling overseas and want to know what you must do to enter a
foreign country, we have information on foreign
. Foreign embassy telephone numbers and addresses
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