Getting Your Passport Book Renewed Same Day

Passport Book Renewed SamedayQuestion:  Where can I get my passport book renewed same day? I travel to Quebec weekly to see my family. I live in New York, very close to the New York-Quebec border. Since I travel weekly, I cannot send my passport out for weeks to be renew. Is there any way that I can take my passport to an office to renew it and I can get a new passport the same day?

Answer:  Firstly, you can apply for a passport card using form DS-11.  You can only use a passport card for land and sea crossings between the United States and Bermuda, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean region. Using this form will enable you to keep your passport book while you passport card submission is process. Nonetheless, you will have to apply for a passport card at a local acceptance facility. The following link will provide you with local passport port acceptance facilities in New York.

What is Needed for Passport Card:

  • Bring (2) passport photos
  • Proof of identity
  • Photocopy of proof of identity
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Completed, unsigned application form
  • Bring $20 fee for passport card

These documents should be presented to the agent at the passport application acceptance facility. You will be sworn in and will have to sign the application in front of the agent.

Secondly, you may apply at a New York Passport Agency. You will have to make an appointment using the following phone number, 1-877-487-2778.

You will need to:

  • Submit form DS-82.
  • Submit (2) passport photos
  • Have your current passport with you

There will be a fee of $75 for the passport book and an additional $60 for expediting services.  Also, you are able to request a passport card when you renew your passport book. The passport card has a fee of $20. Below is a link to help you locate your passport agency.