Philadelphia Passport Agency

Philadelphia Passport Agency
Philadelphia Passport Agency

The Philadelphia Passport Agency page overview.  We are proud to assist all U.S. citizens in securing the information they need as quickly as possible. Please read all sections below so you are well prepared to work with the Philadelphia Passport Agency. If you need an emergency passport and will be traveling internationally in the next 14 days or you need to obtain a foreign visa in the next 30 days, you are eligible to schedule an appointment with proof of international travel. Philadelphia Passport Agency same day service is available. If you are traveling in less than eight days. The agency will determine based on your documented travel plans when the passport will be ready for pickup. Will call (pickup) service is offered for life or death emergencies and urgent international travel. If you have an emergency and cannot secure an appointment at this agency, we recommend using a Registered Courier Service to obtain your U.S. passport in time for travel. They charge an additional service fee on top of the government fee. Registered Courier Service can secure a U.S. Passport in as little as 24 hours if needed.


Philadelphia Passport Agency Walk-In Location

US. Customs House, 200 Chestnut Street, Room 103, Philadelphia, PA 19106


Hours of Operation:

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and  Friday

10:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Excluding Federal Holidays


Appointments Required:

There is no charge to make an appointment at Philadelphia Passport Agency and customers should not pay any business or anyone making such a charge.


Expediting Fee:

In addition to application fees, there is a $60 expediting fee when applying at Philadelphia Passport Agency.


Make an Appointment.

Call 24/7  for an Appointment  1-877-487-2778


What You Should Bring to Your Appointment

  • Appointment Confirmation Number
  • Proof of Travel (Must provide a copy of your travel itinerary or other proof of international travel).
  • Photos
  • Payment (check, major credit card, cash or money order in the exact amount).
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Valid Identification

Need Help Getting Started?

U.S. Passport Support can help you find what forms, documents, and fees you need to bring to your schedule appointment.


Tips For When Arriving at The Philadelphia Passport Agency:

  • Arrive early and allow yourself some time to pass through building security screening and metal detectors. (No weapons are prohibited)
  • The Philadelphia Passport Agency is on 1st floor, room 103
  • Check-in at Information Desk.  Present your appointment number or Social Security number to verify your appointment.
  • Receive your number, Please be seated, and wait for your number to be called.
  • When your number is called go to your assigned window. A passport specialist will review your forms and supporting documents.
  • Please Note: Wait times may vary. Please take in account you that may not be seen exactly at your appointment time.

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