Emergency Passport

If you are traveling within the next 10 business days you must schedule an appointment at the Embassy to apply for an emergency limited-validity passport in person.  To schedule an appointment please contact us via telephone at 509-2229-8900 or by email via acspap@state.gov Monday to Friday between 7:00AM to 3:00PM.

The Embassy will only offer emergency walk-in services under the following conditions:

  • Your passport was lost, stolen, damaged, or mutilated AND you have travel plans within the next week;
  • Your request is due to a sudden, unexpected occurrence or relates to an unexpected event, such as a death in the family or a medical problem;
  • You are traveling within the next 5 days.

Processing Times

Same-day issuance is available for applications that are complete and straightforward. In some cases, however, we may be required to refer to the Department of State; therefore, some cases may take longer.

Application Procedures

You will need to bring the following items with you or your application will be delayed.

Please note: police reports are required to replace lost or stolen passports.

  • Current Passport (if you have it);
  • Passport Application Form is available using the online passport wizard. Be sure to answer all questions accurately as any mistakes may result in a delay.   Print one-sided pages only.** DO NOT SIGN.
  • Photo: two current U.S. standard size passport photograph for biometric passports.
  • Payment: credit card, debit card or cash (dollars or gourdes) to pay the passport fee:  $110 for adult passport renewals and $135  if your passport was lost, stolen, damaged, or mutilated;

If applying for minors under age 16, please refer to this website page.

Replacing an Emergency Passport for a Full-Validity Passport

Within One Year of Issuance of the Emergency Passport applicant must submit:

  • The Form DS-5504, U.S. Passport Re-Application,
  • The Emergency passport for cancelation, and
  • Two new photographs.

No additional fees are required.