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We have three options to submit your application: at an acceptance facility, by mail, or at a passport agency or center. Where you apply depends on how fast you need your passport, and what passport form you are submitting. Learn more about each option on this page.
There are over 7,000 acceptance facilities. These locations:
When mailing your application, keep in mind:
If you have not applied, your appointment must be scheduled within 14 calendar days of your international travel. If you have already applied, we cannot schedule an appointment until you are within 5 calendar days of international travel. Appointments are limited and we cannot guarantee that one will be available.