DS-64 Lost or Stolen Passport Replacement Application Form
You need to report your lost or stolen passport immediately to the US Department of State. This is critical today because identity theft is at an all time high and the consequences of the wrong person using your lost or stolen passport are potentially life changing. .
Once you submit your DS-64 application your current passport is invalidated and reported worldwide. Therefore, if you find your current passport that you reported as being lost or stolen it will be invalid and can no longer be used for travel purposes.
Download the interactive PDF DS64 which can be filled out on your computer here.
DS-64 STEP BY STEP GUIDE
Form DS-64-Top Section:
Personal Information. Be sure to check the correct box indicating if your passport or passport card is lost or stolen. The top section contains personal information. All of it must be completed. If you do not have an email indicate “none” in that box. Your home and work number can be the same.
FORM DS-64-Middle Section:
The middle section deals with the circumstances of the lost or stolen passport. This enables the State Department to alert appropriate people which will reduce the risk of identity theft quickly. Put down as many details as you can in this section. You will note that it calls for the passport number. It is a good practice to keep this information safely in a spot that is separate from where your passport is kept such as a computer file. Oftentimes people misplace their passport because they use it infrequently. This will enable quicker recovery.
FORM DS-64 Bottom Section:
The bottom signatory section allows for two signatures. This is provided f0or parents of a minor who is replacing a passport. In this case BOTH parents must sign.
Requirements for Lost or Stolen Passport
- Filled out form DS-64
- Signature of the owner of the passport
- Signature of both parents if passport iIS for minor under the age of 16
- If you submit the form without submitting a request for a new passport you must provide a copy of a government issued photo ID such as a drivers license or state issues ID card.
Mail this to:
U.S.DEPARTMENT OF STATE
44132 MERCURE CIR.
P.O. BOX 1227
STERLING VIRGINIA 20166-1227
Questions and Answers
How long does it take to process application DS64?
Instead of filling out this application you can also call the State Department and report the stolen passport. If you wish to file the regular DS-64 form processing time for application form DS-64 takes about 4 to 6 weeks.