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United States Passport Guide

United States Passport book cover and inside data page.The United States passport resources below are links to pages on this website that will provide you with detailed information about U.S. passports and applying for them. Also, you will find links to helpful tips on expediting your passport, replacing it if it gets lost or stolen and other useful information. You can access a list of acceptance facilities and regional agencies. Information is provided for U.S. embassies and consulates to popular travel destinations just in case you ever need to replace your travel document while traveling abroad. You can even check the foreign entry requirements for the country or countries you plan to visit.

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Passport Services

New Passport
Getting your travel document for the first time or replacing one that has long expired? This is the information you need.

Renew Passport
Renewals are easier and less time consuming than first-time applications. Get the step-by-step instructions here.

Child's Passport
Minors ages 15 or younger have special requirements. They are listed on this web page.

Passport Card
What is the difference between the book and the card? Which one do you need? Find the answer to these and other questions here.

Passport Name Change
Get the instructions for requesting a name change due to marriage, divorce, adoption or court order.

Lost Passport
Lost your passport and don't know where to find it? Get the help you need to get a new one here.

Stolen Passport
Learn the steps you need to take to protect yourself and replace your stolen passport.

Damaged Passport
Your travel document must be replaced if it is significantly damaged. What does that mean? Click the link for the answer.

Add Pages to Passport
This service is no longer available. If your passport has run out of visa pages, you must apply for a renewal.

Passport Corrections
It is very frustrating to discover your travel document arrived with errors in it. Discover the steps to get them corrected in a hurry.

Second Passport
A second passport can be issued if you meet very specific requirements. Discover what those are in this article.

Fast Passport
How fast can you get your passport? You might be surprised at the answer.

Where to Apply for a Passport

Passport Offices by State
A list of application acceptance facilities organized by state where you can submit form DS-11 in person.

Regional Passport Agencies
There are currently 25 regional processing centers in the United States and another in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Visit the list to find an agency near you.

Passport Courier Services
Registered expediters who can submit passport applications at regional agencies for those who are unable to do so themselves.

U.S. Embassy and Consulate Locations
If you need to get a passport while abroad, the place to go is the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate General. You'll find a list of locations on this web page.

Locations to Apply for a Passport FAQ
Questions and answers about places where American citizens can submit their passport application forms.

General Passport Information

Passport Information
This article provides the basics. If you know nothing about the process, this is a good place to start.

Types of Passports
List of types of passports available to citizens of the United States and requirements for obtaining each type of passport.

Passport Applications
List of application forms and their descriptions. Find and download the appropriate forms for your needs.

Passport Appointment Online
Guide to make a passport appointment online for both routine and expedited service.

Passport Fees
Want to know how much it costs to get a passport? This page lists all the fees, including those for file searches, overnight delivery and more.

Passport Photo
Get the passport photo dimensions and all other requirements on this web page.

Passport Pages per Country
A list of countries and how many blank pages are required to enter and exit.

Passport Processing Times
List of application processing times according to the when and where the form is submitted.

Passport Records
Need a record of your's or someone else's passport? You can find out how to apply on this page.

Passport Statistics
Find out how many applications are processed each year and which states process the most.

Electronic Passport
Recent changes in the travel document have meant the inclusion of a RFID chip. Discover how this works and what it means?

How to Get a U.S. Passport Overseas
Learn how to apply for emergency, limited-validity and full-validity passports at a U.S. embassy or consulate.

Passport Fraud
Learn how to Protect Your Passport and Avoid Identity Theft while traveling abroad.

Passport After Naturalization
Instructions for getting a passport after obtaining U.S. citizenship.

Why Are Passports Blue
Discover why the American passport book has a blue cover.

French Translations in US Passport
Get the story behind the reason the United States passport includes a French translation.

Expedited Passport Services

24 Hour Passport
Yes, it is possible to obtain a passport in 24 hours. Find out how to get it done by clicking the link above.

Rush Passport Expediting
When you are in a rush, this is the information you need to get your travel document fast.

Expedite Passport Renewal
If you need to renew your passport quickly, this article will explain the steps you need to take.

Passport Expediting Articles
All you needed to know about the expediting process and more.

Emergency Passport
How and where to apply when you need to travel urgently due to an unexpected emergency.

Emergency Passport Renewal
Information about getting a passport renewedy in any emergency situation.

Directory of Expediters
Directory of registered expediters allows you to quickly compare and find a service you can use.

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