Choose this option if your most recent passport is lost, and needs to be replaced. Your lost U.S. passport must also meet one of the following requirements:
Need an emergency passport? Swift Passport Services has you covered. When time is of the essence, you can trust our combined 30 years of experience handling lost passport replacement and emergency passport replacement to get the job done. Our simple, yet highly detailed process helps to eliminate errors in your application that could potentially cause delays.
To continue with our emergency passport expediting service, please enter your details in step two below.
Not sure if you need expedited service? Read about the different ways you can Obtain a US Passport.
Swift’s website is designed to give you detailed instructions that will fully prepare you to apply for a visa or passport. Please make sure you read the instructions carefully and make sure to send us all of the requirements to ensure the fastest and most trouble-free service, and to prevent delays in processing. Contact Swift at 877.917.9438 if you have any questions or concerns about your application materials.
What will I pay today?
At checkout, you will be charged a service fee (see chart below for a list of service fees) and shipping costs.
When will I pay the government fee?
You will need to include a check for the government fee (see chart below for a list of government fees) with your application materials.
|Fees & Pricing|
|Processing Time||Service Fee||Government Fee||Total Cost|
|1 Business Day- MUST CALL AHEAD||$350||$170||$520|
|3 Business Days||$225||$170||$395|
|5 Business Days||$160||$170||$330|
|7 Business Days||$135||$170||$305|
|8-10 Business Days||$99||$170||$269|
|11-12 Business Days||$75||$170||$245|
|*There is a fee to charge the Government fee to your credit card. Total cost does not include shipping. All fees will display during checkout. Fee Explanations.|
You must have all documents listed to obtain a Passport. Here's why.
Note: In order to checkout, you will need to check each item in the list below.
Complete this form online, via the Department of State website and print it. Hand written applications will not be accepted by the passport agency. Please pay close attention to the following instructions to prevent any delays with your new passport expediting service:
Important: DO NOT SIGN THIS FORM YET, See below for detailed explanation of when you need to sign this form.
Print the DS-64 Lost or Stolen Statement. Complete it using black or blue ink, and sign it.
Please Note: It is important that you do not leave any fields blank. Be very specific and include detail in your answers. Applications that say things like "I don't know how I lost my passport" are frequently rejected until a more detailed DS-64 can be submitted.
Your passport photo must meet the following requirements:
Feel free to smile in your passport photo! Please carefully review these Swift Photo Guidelines
Complete and sign 2 identical Letters of Authorization. Download Letter of Authorization Here
One copy will go inside the sealed envelope and one should be attached to the outside of the envelope. If there is not a SECOND copy of the Letter of Authorization sent to Swift with the sealed envelope, then your service will be delayed by at least one business day.
Payment & Check instructions:
Proof of Departure Within 2 Weeks
Note: many acceptance agents require a flight itinerary indicating that you are traveling in 2 weeks or less. If you do not have a flight itinerary showing that you depart in less than 2 weeks, we recommend calling the acceptance agent that you plan to visit to determine what they will accept in lieu of a flight itinerary (letter explaining travel, itinerary with proof of travel in more than 2 weeks, etc). Read more about proof of travel, and examples of what may be acceptable proof of travel on our blog before proceeding if you do not have a flight itinerary showing a departure date in the next 2 weeks.
When Swift receives your application material, we cannot open the sealed envelope you send. In order to streamline the process, please include photocopies of all applicaiton materials that will be sealed inside of envelope. Swift needs copies of the following:
Once you have collected the documents listed, you will need to take them to a post office or county/city clerk to get the application executed by a "passport acceptance agent." Find a Passport Acceptance Agent near you, just enter in your zip code. Swift suggests calling ahead to the Acceptance Facility to confirm that the details on this website are accurate.
What will the passport acceptance agent do with my documents?
The agent will…
Please note that if the Passport Acceptance agent prompts you to write a check for an amount other than $170, $200 or $90, the check will not be accepted, and your application will be delayed until a replacement check is provided.
Multiple applications: If you are getting more than 1 application sealed, it is important that each application is in its own sealed envelope. Multiple applications in 1 sealed envelope may be denied.
If you have problems or questions while getting your application executed please call Swift Passport Services at 877.917.9438.
Second: SHIP ALL REQUIRED ITEMS TO SWIFT- Do this ASAP, we have to submit your application with 5 Days
Please use FedEx or UPS to ship your application materials to Swift. To avoid delays, please do not use the United Stated Postal Service (USPS). Please review Important Passport Shipping Information.
Please ship your application materials to our Chicago location unless you have discussed an alternate location with our passport and visa specialists:Swift Passport Services1 East Erie Street, Suite 525Chicago, IL 60611
Important Shipping Notes
Please ensure that your package arrives by 8:30 if you would like your documents submitted the day we receive them (10:30am is too late). Please use "FedEx First Overnight” or "UPS Early AM,” to ship us your documents. All SAME DAY orders must be received by 8:30 AM. If not received on time, Swift cannot guarantee availability of next day processing
Swift Passport Services is a non-government, third party service that acts as a professional emissary between the user, the U.S. Department of State and various foreign consulates to secure Expedited U.S. Passports and Expedited Visa Service in as little as 1 business day. If you do not wish to use a third party service to obtain your passport or visa, please consult the U.S. Department of State website for further instruction.