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  • How Do I Apply for a Passport?

    Applying for the first time? Renewing a passport?

    Find out how to apply for your or your child's
    passport book or card now.

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  • Información de pasaportes

    Información general sobre los trámites y servicios del pasaporte estadounidense. 

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  • Where Can I Apply?

    Find out how and where to submit your passport application.

    (You may even be eligible to mail it in!)

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  • Check My Application Status

    To check your application status you will need: your last Name, date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY) and last Four Digits of Social Security Number.

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Processing Times

Routine 4-6 Weeks
Expedited 3 Weeks
Expedited at Agency 8 Business Days

Based on need, restrictions apply

   

Contact Us

 

For 24/7 automated passport information or to make an appointment at a passport agency, please contact:

The National Passport Information Center

To speak to a customer service representative, please call between the hours of 8:00 am to 10:00 pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 

  • From the U.S. 1-877-487-2778
  • From the U.S. 1-888-874-7793 (TTY/TTD)
  • For life or death emergencies (after hours) 1-202-647-4000
  • NPIC@state.gov

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