How do I expedite my passport application?
Question: I am a US citizen living in Ontario, Canada. Last night my purse was stolen along with my US passport.
The consulate general here suggested you can issue me a new one faster than our 2 week processing period. My urgency is that I have tickets to fly to Australia August 2nd. I cannot make an appointment using your phone number here in Canada. I am only 2 hrs away from Detroit and am willing to drive to your offices if you can help me.Answer:
If your flight is scheduled for August 2, then you have a approximately 6 weeks to obtain your passport. You do not need to expedite the process unless you want to. Routine service takes 4-6 weeks. Expedited service takes 2-3 weeks. For more information, click the link below.How to Get a New Passport
If you meant that your trip is scheduled for July 2nd, then you do need to expedite the process. The problem with driving to Detroit is that you do have to have a valid passport. You can only enter the United States if you have one. The only way you can expedite your passport in so little time from Ontario is to apply through a private expediter. Click the link below to complete the online application.Get Passport Fast
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