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How do I expedite my passport application?

by Leila
(Vero Beach, Fl, USA)

Since you have several questions about how to expedite a passport application, they will be answered in the order that you gave them. There are a few different ways to get your passport quickly.

What are the steps to go about getting my passport quickly?

I assume by "quickly", you mean in less than two weeks. In order to get the application processed that fast, you need to schedule an appointment at the Miami Passport Agency by calling 1-877-487-2778.

What documents do I need to do so?

Requirements include a completed but unsigned form DS-11, photo ID, a copy of the identification document, evidence of citizenship (birth certificate) and one recent passport photo. If your name has been legally changed, you also need to submit that evidence. Since you are requesting expedited service, you must present evidence of urgent travel plans.

Can I do it myself?

Yes, you can. Of course, for as little as $149 you can get an experienced passport expediting service to do this for you and save yourself from having to travel to Miami and wait in long lines.

How much is it?

There are three fees for expedited passport processing. The application fee is $110, the execution fee is $25 and the expedited service fee is $60.

How long does it take?

Applications submitted in person at a regional agency can be processed as quickly as the same day to as long as two weeks. The agent will decide when your request is processed based on your departure date.

Expedited Service in 2-3 Weeks

If you do not require your passport in less than two weeks, you can visit the application acceptance facility in Vero Beach.

Indian River County Clerk of Court
2000 16th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32961
(772) 770-5185

The same documents and fees are required. You can add $20.66 to the total for Passport Book Overnight Delivery. The execution fee is paid to the agent at the acceptance facility. All other fees are paid to the Department of State. Be sure to write the word "Expedite" on the outside of the envelope. Your passport should arrive in 2-3 weeks.

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