Emergency Passport Service
Emergency passport service is available both domestically and abroad
for American citizens who need to get their travel document quickly,
including those who need to get a passport the same day. Applications
for emergency passport service are submitted at the nearest U.S.
Embassy or consulate general when traveling abroad and at a regional
passport agency or through a registered expediting service when
applying in the United States.
Emergency Passport Service While Abroad
In the case of a lost or stolen
passport while abroad, the fact should be reported to the local police
before application is made for the limited-validity passport. Take a
copy of the police report to the embassy or consulate. The cost of a
limited-validity emergency passport is the same as a full-validity
passport. Travelers who are issued an emergency passport are encouraged
to apply to replace the limited-validity passport
once they return to the United States. There is no fee if the application if submitted before the emergency passport expires.
When replacing the limited-validity passport, American citizens who
live outside the United States can submit their applications for a
full-validity passport to the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate
in the country where they reside. American citizens who live in the
United States can submit their applications to the address on the
You may have to submit the following documents in addition to
the listed requirements for your specific renewal. To discover the
exact requirements, check the endorsement on the last page of the
If your passport was issued under 22 CFR 51.41, you also need to submit proof of citizenship
. If your passport was issued under 22 CFR 51.28, you need to submit proof of identity
Emergency Passport Service in the United States
Individuals who face an emergency travel situation that requires they
obtain a passport in 2 weeks or less (4 weeks or less if visa required)
can schedule an appointment to submit the application at a regional passport agency
. In order to get the passport expedited quickly, most processing centers also require evidence of imminent travel
. The phone number to call is 1-877-487-2778. It can sometimes take several attempts to get through.
Applicants should arrive a few minutes early with their passport
application, supporting documents and appointment verification. While
most regional agencies process applications in up to 5 business days,
they can process passports the same day if necessary.
If your situation does not allow you to personally visit a regional agency, you can employ the services of a registered expediter
such as Fastport Passport
which has over a decade of experience and an A+ rating with the BBB.
Click here to get your passport expedited in 24 to 48 hours
Same Day Passport FAQ
Below is a list of answers to a few questions about same day
passports submitted by our visitors. Click the links for complete
How can I expedite a passport the same day in Chicago?
Question: We are scheduled to leave for business for our company on
November 19, 2010. We have an appointment at the Kluczynski Federal
Building on Monday ...
Where can I go to have visa pages added to my passport on the same day?
Question: Can I go to the processing center listed above in
Philadelphia, or is there a center I can go to in Washington, D.C. or
New York to get additional ...
How much is a same day passport?
Question: I need to know the price of getting a passport in 14 days.
Answer: There are two ways to get a same day passport. One, you can schedule ...
How can I have my passport done in one day?
Question: I received a phone call today from the Miami passport agency
regarding the status of my passport application. My passport
application was file ...
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