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Passport Requirements

Where to Apply

Where you apply depends on when you need your U.S. passport.

Please Note: The instructions below are for those applying inside the United States. For information on how to apply for a U.S. passport outside the United States, please visit Apply Outside the United States.

When do you need your passport?

When? Why? Service Where to Apply
Right now I have a life or death emergency  Expedited See the "Life and Death Emergencies" page
Less than   3 weeks I'm traveling within 2 weeks or need a foreign visa within 4 weeks  Expedited Make an appointment at a passport agency or center
Less than   4-6 weeks (No reason needed)  Expedited Apply at an acceptance facility or renew by mail*
More than   4-6 weeks (No reason needed)  Routine Apply at an acceptance facility or renew by mail*

*If you qualify to mail in your application (renewal, correction, etc.), please mail it in. Do not go to a passport acceptance facility.

 Now that you know where to apply, find out How to Apply.

Applying in Person

Watch this video on how to apply in-person for an adult U.S. passport!