Passport processing takes up to 6 weeks. If you need a passport sooner, you may pay for an expedited service ($60) and should expect to receive your passport in 2 weeks. This timeframe is subject to change; it could be longer than expected.
Emergency Expedited Passports
If you need a passport in less than two weeks, you can do so only by appointment with a federal passport agency office (14 nationwide, including one in New York City). The phone number of the New York City passport agency office is 877-487-2778. This is an automated appointment system in which you must complete the process in its entirety to ensure that your appointment is confirmed. You will have to provide documented proof of the need to receive the passport in less than 14 days (usually in the form of purchased tickets, an official travel itinerary, or other official paperwork).