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Emergency Passport in the U.S.

If you lost your passport and you need to travel very urgently, you may apply for a temporary emergency passport.

A temporary passport issued by an embassy/consulate has limited validity and is non-machine readable. It is issued in an A4-size format, and is only valid for a single trip. Under certain circumstances the passport may be issued for a round trip. Your e-ticket or booking reference must be presented when you apply for the passport.

Certain countries do not accept a Swedish temporary passport so make sure to contact the embassy/consulate to find out. Some countries also require that a passport has a certain validity for entry. Maximum validity for a temporary passport is 7 months.

In the U.S., you may apply for a temporary passport at the following locations:

  • The Embassy in Washington DC
  • The Consulate in Boston
  • The Consulate in Chicago
  • The Consulate in Dallas
  • The Consulate in Ft. Lauderdale
  • The Consulate in Houston
  • The Consulate in Las Vegas
  • The Consulate in Minneapolis
  • The Consulate General in New York
  • The Consulate in Raleigh
  • The Consulate in San Diego
  • The Consulate in San Francisco

Contact the consulate directly to confirm opening hours and for instructions. Contact information for each location may be found further down on.

No passport photos are necessary when applying in Washington, DC or New York. Other locations required two color passport photos. The fee is $190.