You may be eligible for an appointment if your immediate family member has died or is seriously ill or injured while abroad and you need to travel outside the United States within 72 hours (3 business days). Immediate family members include parents, legal guardians, children, spouses, siblings, and grandparents.
If you're traveling in more than 72 hours, learn more about Where to Apply.
If you need a passport due to a life-or-death emergency within 72 hours (3 business days), you must call us. Appointments for this service are extremely limited due to our limited staffing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
You must provide:
How to Contact Us
From the United States:
From outside the United States:
Contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.