Expedited & Emergency Passport Service

Expedited Service- Leaving more than 14 days from applying. 

Expedited service is available to anyone through the office of the Prothonotary. The fee for expedited service is $60, payable to the U.S. Department of State.

In addition, to expedite the process, applicants may also pay for overnight mailing of the application to the Passport Agency ($20 payable to the Prothonotary) and/or overnight return of the issued passport ($17.56 included with the fees payable by check only to the U.S. Department of State).

Emergency Passports-Leaving within 14 calendar days

Emergency passports may be obtained in Philadelphia at the Passport Agency within 14 calendar days of your departure date. You will need proof of your departure date such as airline tickets or itinerary. You must make an appointment by calling 877-487-2778.

To learn what qualifies for obtaining an emergency passport or for more information on the process, visit the U.S. State Department's Life-or-Death Emergencies page.

For More Information

For more information on passport services, please visit the U.S. State Department's Passports page.

All fees are subject to change without notice.