Where Can I Get a Passport?
You can get a passport at your local post office, some departments of motor vehicles and sometimes even travel agencies.
How Long Will I Have to Wait?
Normally, the wait time for a passport is from four to six weeks. However, if you are in a hurry, you can put a rush on it to bring the wait down to two or three weeks, but it will cost extra.
Requirements for a Passport
Getting a passport requires only a birth certificate, or (if you are renewing) your old, undamaged passport. You can also use a naturalization certificate or a certificate of citizenship.
You can also provide two of the following: Social Security Card, library card, credit card, or employee ID card.
How Much Does It Cost?
Passport books are about $100, and passport cards are $50.
Can I Get Emergency Service?
You will need to go to the post office in person and request it. You can also call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778.