What to do if you lose your passport while traveling?

What Should a U.S. Citizen Do if his/her Passport is Lost or Stolen Abroad? You will have to replace the passport before returning to the United States. Contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate for assistance. Contact information for U.S. embassies and consulates is also available in our country information pages.

How long is the wait to replace a lost passport?

8 to 11 weeksOn average, it takes 8 to 11 weeks to replace your passport.

How fast can I get a replacement US passport?

Processing Times

Routine 7 to 10 weeks
Expedited 3 to 5 weeks
Expedited at Agency Must have international travel within 14 calendar days

What happens if you lose your passport while on a cruise?

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