Step 1: Gather the list of required items listed below.
Step 2: Check out online or call (877) 917-9438 to place your order.
Step 3: Send the list of required items to 1 East Erie, Suite 525 Chicago, IL 60611
Swift Passport is a non-government, third party service that acts as a professional emissary between the US State Department and the passport applicant to secure passports in as little as 1 day. If you do not need to expedite your passport, have a travel date more than 6 weeks away, or if you do not wish to use a third party service to obtain your passport, please consult the State Department website for further instruction.Close & Continue with SPS Visit the State Department
Expedited Second Valid Passport
Please use the instructions below if ALL of the following criteria apply to you. If the criteria do not apply to you please reference our passport services page to determine which instructions to use.
- You can submit your most recent, valid, undamaged passport (which will be returned) -and-
- You are traveling to a country where your current, valid passport will not be accepted due to Visas or entry stamps -or-
- You need to travel during a period of time when your passport will be at a foreign consulate getting a visa
View all of our expedited passport services
Required Passport Items
Your U.S Passport
Your Passport must be in good condition. If you have less than 1 year validity we recommend you renew your passport before you obtain your second passport
DS-82 Passport Application
- Option 1: Click here to print a PDF version of this form. Complete it using black or blue ink, and sign it.
- Option 2: Complete this form online, via the Department of State website and print it.
- Enter all information requested- missing information can cause delays
- You will come to “Summary of Fees” page (only check $60 Expedite Fee & Passport Book Fee) & click SUBMIT
- on the next page, scroll to bottom and click CREATE FORM
- The completed DS-82 Passport Application form will open as a PDF document, PRINT THIS FORM
Request for a Second Valid Passport
- A letter written by yourself or your employer explaining why you need a second passport.
- In addition to this letter please complete and sign the Request for a Second Valid Passport form.
Payment to the Government- Payable to: U.S. Department of State
Personal check (no starter checks accepted) or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State. Swift Passport Can write this on your behalf for $5. Checks written for any other amount than listed below will cause at least 1 business day delay.
- For a Passport Book only: $170
- For a Passport Book and Card: $200
- For a Passport Card only: $90
2 Original Letters of Authorization
Complete and sign 2 identical Letters of Authorization. Download Letter of Authorization Here
2 Identical Passport Photos
Photo Requirements: Photos must have been taken in the last 6 months, be 2 inches by 2 inches in size, and have white background with no patterns or background objects visible. Photo must be in color and be free of glare. Ears should be visible, and you must be facing forward. Dark glasses, headbands, and spaghetti straps are not permitted. Feel free to smile!
- Option 1: email a photo to Swift Passport Services email@example.com using the following guidelines. Swift Passport will size and print your passport photos for a nominal fee of $15.
- Photo file needs to be attached to the email as a .jpeg file. Other file formats cannot be properly formatted
- Have someone else take the picture of you; please do not send pictures you take of yourself.
- Photos need to be taken with a digital camera, phone camera photos will be of insufficient quality
- Please do not attempt to resize or format the photo in any way
- Option 2: Obtain 2 passport photos from a passport photo service (Walgreens, CVS, FedEx, etc.). Include these photos in your package to Swift Passport Services.
Proof of Departure
Please provide ONE of the following
- A photo-copy of your airline ticket or a copy of your itinerary from your travel agent, airline, or online booking company
- A letter detailing your business travel. Follow the sample "company letter of expedite" format.
- A letter explaining that you will be driving to Canada and/or Mexico. Include intended departure date, intended return date, and destination
If for some reason you cannot provide one of the above, please contact Swift Passport Services for further instruction.
Expedited Second Valid Passport Notes
Please note, you will need to send SPS your primary passport to obtain the secondary passport. Unfortunately there are no exceptions.
Passport Pricing Options
|Processing Time||Service Fee||Government Fee*||Total Cost**|
*Ask us about writing a check for the Government fee for $5.
**Total cost does not include return shipping. See options at checkout.