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Replace Lost or Stolen Passport

How to replace a lost or stolen passport

First, you must report your lost or stolen passport to the National Passport Information Center at 1‑877‑487‑2778. Lost or stolen passports are invalidated and can no longer be used for travel. To replace a lost or stolen passport, you must apply for a new passport. You will need to appear in person at a passport acceptance facility click here to find one near you. You can also call 1‑800‑275‑8777 for the location nearest you.

You will need to provide the following:

1. PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP

You will need ONE of the following:

  • Original or certified copy of your child’s birth certificate — hospital birth certificates are unacceptable (If you do not have your child’s original birth certificate, click here to order a certified copy)
  • Certificate of Citizenship
  • Original Naturalization Certificate
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad
2. PROOF OF IDENTITY

You will need to provide ONE of the following:

  • Driver’s License (issued more than 6 months ago)
  • State-issued identification card (issued more than 6 months ago)
  • Official government or military picture identification
3. NEW PASSPORT APPLICATION (DS-11)

Click here to download the DS-11 form
(Do NOT sign the DS-11 until you are instructed to do so by the acceptance agent)
Fill out the form, sign it and turn it in at the acceptance agency in person.

4. STATEMENT REGARDING LOST OR STOLEN PASSPORT (DS-64)

Click here to download the DS-64 form
Fill out the form, sign it and turn it in at the acceptance agency in person.

5. PASSPORT PHOTOS

Go to a passport photographer and have your passport photos taken.
Click here for passport photo requirements..

6. CHECK, MONEY ORDER OR BANK DRAFT TO PAY APPLICATION FEES

You will need to provide two separate checks for fees:

  • payment of $110 for adults 16 yrs. and older and $80 for minors under 16 years old – payable to U.S. Department of State
  • payment of $25 payable to the acceptance facility
EXPEDITED PASSPORT SERVICE

You can receive your passport, ordinarily, in about 3 weeks if you pay an additional $60 fee to the U.S. Department of State. You will still need a separate check, payable to the acceptance facility in the amount of $25.

  • Provide 2 prepaid “U.S. Postal Service Express Mail” envelopes
  • One envelope addressed to the U.S. Passport Agency (use address listed in the “Mail to” section of your DS-11 application)
  • One envelope addressed to the place you wish to have your new passport returned
  • Here’s what you can expect to happen at the passport acceptance facility.

The passport acceptance agent will:

  • Witness you signing line 23 of the DS-11 (Do not sign until asked to do so)
  • Take your signed DS-64
  • Check your identification to verify your identity
  • Attach your proof of citizenship documents to the application
  • Attach your photos to the application
  • Receive payments for your passport application

At this point, the acceptance agent will send your documents to the U.S. Passport Agency. You will receive your new passport in the mail in about 6-8 weeks (or about 3 weeks if expedited) together with your citizenship documents. When you receive your passport, please be sure to sign in the space provided for your signature.

Questions?

Call National Passport Services toll free at 1-877-487-2778 or visit www.travel.state.gov