Contact U.S. Passports


Passport Questions?

  • Online: Frequently Asked Questions webpage
  • Phone1-877-487-2778
    • Customer service representatives are available Mondays through Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time (excluding federal holidays)
    • Automated passport information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    • Se habla español.
    • If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call 1-888-874-7793 for TDD/TTY teletype services.
    • Contact your local U.S. embassy or consulate if you are applying outside the United States.
    • Email us only if you need to cancel an appointment at a passport agency or center.
    • Do not email us if you are requesting a status update or you have a travel emergency. Check your status online.


Make an Appointment at a Passport Agency or Center

You may be eligible to apply at a passport agency or center depending on your international travel date and reason for travel. Learn more about how to contact us and make an appointment in the chart below:

My Reason for Travel How to Make an Appointment Contact Us Special Considerations
I have a life-or-death emergency and must travel internationally in the next 3 business days. You may qualify for an appointment if your immediate family member has died, is dying (hospice care), or has a life-threatening illness or injury. Call us to see if you are eligible to make an appointment. 
The number you should call depends on the day and time:
  1. From 8am-8pm ET, Mon-Fri (excluding federal holidays), call 1-877-487-2778. Se habla español.
  2. Outside of these hours, call 202-647-4000
  1. Restrictions apply for this service.
  2. You can schedule your appointment up to 2 weeks before your international travel but the date of your appointment must be within 3 business days of your international travel.
I have urgent international travel in the next 14 calendar days for reasons other than a life-or-death emergency. Schedule your appointment by calling us
From 8am-10pm ET, Mon-Fri (excluding federal holidays)
  1. Call us at 1-877-487-2778. Se habla español.
  1. Your appointment must be within 14 calendar days of your international travel, or 28 calendar days if you need a foreign visa.


If you have a compliment or a complaint, we want to hear from you. You can complete a Customer Survey Form and provide your feedback online. 

Website Issues

Complete a Website Issues form to report problems with our website such as broken links and missing or incorrect information. This form is not for customer service issues or questions about your U.S. passport application.