Forgot to renew your US passport early? Need a first US passport in a hurry?
It is possible to rush your US passport application - without using an expediter. Follow this information (via Travel.State.Gov) to get your passport faster.
- Cost, in addition to regular application fees, is $60 per application plusovernight 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.)
- 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.