Expedited Service
  • Cost, in addition to regular application fees, is $60 per application plus overnight delivery costs.
  • Two-way overnight delivery is strongly suggested.
  • If you submit Form DS-82 by mail – clearly mark “EXPEDITE” on the outside of the envelope.
  • We strongly encourage you to mail your passport application and any personal documents using a traceable delivery method.
  • Additionally, in order to protect the contents of your mailing from the elements throughout the delivery process, we encourage you to mail your passport application and any personal documents using a secure means of packaging, such as a Tyvek envelope.
  • Anyone may request expedited service for any type of application (e.g., first-time applications, renewals, amendments of existing passports, etc.) See:
  • Please note, passport applications sent together or at the same time do not necessarily remain together.
  • Your passport book and/or your passport card may be mailed separately from your returned citizenship evidence.

See http://www.travel.state.gov/passport/processing/processing_1740.html for current processing times.

Routine Service
  • Include your departure date on your application.

See http://www.travel.state.gov/passport/processing/processing_1740.html  for current processing times.

Life or Death Emergencies
  Payment Method
Passport Agency
  • Major Credit Card – Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
  • Debit/Check cards (not ATM cards)
  • Checks, bank drafts, money orders
Mail-in
  • Personal Check or Money Order (Pay to “U.S. Department of State”)
  • NO CASH
Post Office, Clerk of Court, Other Location
  • Check with the facility for type of payment accepted.

All Passport Agencies accept applications by appointment only.

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