DELAYS IN OVERSEAS PASSPORT PROCESSING
Due to a systems issue affecting global passport operations, there is currently a delay in the printing of U.S. passports that were approved at overseas passport facilities. Applications accepted on or after May 26, 2015 are affected by this delay. If you applied for a U.S. passport at a U.S. embassy or consulate after May 26 and have travel plans within the next 10 business days, please consider requesting an emergency passport at the embassy or consulate in which you originally applied. Information about how to apply for an emergency passport is available on embassy and consulate websites.
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.
Información de pasaportes
Información general sobre los trámites y servicios del pasaporte estadounidense.
Where Can I Apply?
Find out how and where to submit your passport application.
(You may even be eligible to mail it in!)
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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For 24/7 automated passport information or to make an appointment at a passport agency, please contact:
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