If you don't have six or more weeks to wait for a passport, you can request expedited service. For an additional $60, you can receive your passport in two weeks. You can apply for an expedited passport in the same way you apply for a regular passport; however, you can also request an expedited passport at one of the 13 regional passport agencies if you are traveling within 14 days. You must make an appointment to go to a regional agency; walk-ins are not allowed.
Where can I find out more information?
The State Department hosts an entire website dedicated to information about applying for passports, as well as the appropriate forms and a search engine to find a passport acceptance facility in your area. You can also find details about international travel and visa regulations. Or, you can call 877-4USA-PPT (877-487-2778) to request further information.