The Passport Agency has a limited
number of Emergency Processing Slots (EPS). If your
departure date is in 3 business days or less, you must call
immediately at (866) 334-8472 to
reserve an EPS.
Step 1 - Gather US Passport Application Materials
Letter of Authorization
Please contact UPV SERVICES regarding this document. Reservation for slots is needed for this document.
B)Two Passport Photos
Photos must be 2×2, color with a plain light or white background and show a full front view of face. These can be obtained from Kinkos, Sears, or AAA.
Most Recent Passport
Official Name Change Documentation
If the name you are currently using differs from the name on your previous passport you must submit a marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order showing the change of name. The name change document must bear the official seal of the issuing authority. Uncertified copies or notarized documents can not be accepted. All documents will be returned to you with your passport.
Letter requesting early renewal (if applicable)
If renewing Passport more than a year before expiration, include a letter addressed to US Department of State, and explain specifically why you need a Passport renewed early. Valid reasons include dramatic change in appearance, extended trip abroad, etc.
Please provide two copies of one of the following:
Copy of plane ticket showing foreign departure, OR
Copy of travel itinerary (from airline or travel agency with
applicant name, travel date, flight info), OR
If travel is for business and neither of the above is available, please send a business travel letter.
All applicants must complete and submit the customer information form. After
submitting the form online please print a copy of the
"confirmation page" and send it to us along with the rest of the documents mentioned above.
Step 3 - Ship Materials to UPV Services
Due to the State Department deadline, applications must be at our office by 8 am. First Overnight
(delivery by 8:00 am) service is required.
Send the documents listed in step 1 above to our sort facility at:
Shipping Method: FedEx FIRST OVERNIGHT HOLD FOR PICK UP Company: UPV Services Recipient: Passport Department Address: 1629 K ST NW Suite 300 Washington DC 20006 Phone: (866)-334-8472
We only contact you in the event of delay, so rest assured that your passport will be returned via FedEx in time for your