Form DS-86 "Statement of Non-receipt of a U.S. Passport"

What Is Form DS-86?

Form DS-86, Statement of Non-receipt of a U.S. Passport, is used when you have completed a form requesting a new or updated passport and it has not arrived in the mail within 10 days of it being sent out. It is very important to complete Form DS-86 when you believe that your passport has gone missing or stolen since identity thieves could use it.

Alternate Name:

  • DS-86 Passport Form.

The DS-86 Passport Form is issued by the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the U.S. Department of State (DS) on October 1, 2020. A fillable DS-86 PDF is available for download below.

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Form DS-86 Instructions

Before completing the DS-86 Form, you should carefully read through the notice at the top of the page and the warning and Privacy Act Statement at the bottom of the form to make sure it is completed correctly. Should the passport arrive after you have completed this form, you will need to reapply for a passport, since the department will have invalidated the passport and it will not be a valid form of identification.

Once you have completed the form, you will need to contact the Bureau of Consular Affairs and speak to or email a representative about how to submit the form. The form also lists the times on Monday through Saturday that you will be able to call and speak to a representative. Currently, there is no way to submit it through their site without contacting a representative first.

There is only one section that you will need to complete which will ask what product you have not received (either a "U.S. Passport Book and Card," "Book Only," or "Card Only"), your personal information, what steps you have taken to locate the passport if the documents you submitted for your original passport were returned to you, and a section where you can explain in more detail what documents you submitted that had not yet been returned to you.

This final section to complete is a signature section that has an additional signature space provided for guardians to complete if necessary.

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HOW TO USE THIS FORM
This form is used when you do not receive your U.S. passport in the mail. You have 90 days from the date that your U.S. passport book
or card was issued to report that you have not received it in the mail. If you do not report within 90 days of the issue date, you will be
required to reapply and submit the full passport fee(s). Unless you have immediate travel plans, it is recommended that you wait
14 days from the date your passport was issued before you submit this statement.
Before submitting this statement:
1. Check the status of your U.S. passport application by contacting the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778
(TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793) or NPIC@state.gov. If the passport was mailed to you, ask for the date the passport was issued,
tracking number, and the name and address of the passport agency that issued your passport.
2. Contact the shipping company or postal service, online or by phone, and use the tracking number to track the envelope.
3. Complete all sections of this statement except for the section titled “Issuing Office Only.” You must submit a clear photocopy of the
front and back of your valid government-issued photo identification, such as a driver’s license.
4. Mail this statement and photocopy of your photo identification to the passport agency that issued the passport you did not receive.
Once your statement is received, the U.S. passport book or card that was reported as not received will be cancelled and
cannot be used for travel. If the U.S. passport book or card reported in this statement arrives at a later time, please call the National
Passport Information Center for instructions on where to send your passport.
If you applied for your U.S. passport book or card while outside of the United States, please contact your local U.S. embassy or
consulate for instructions on where to send your passport.
PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT - REPORT THE NON-RECEIPT OF YOUR PASSPORT BOOK OR CARD
A United States citizen or non-citizen national may not normally have more than one valid or potentially valid U.S. passport book or
more than one valid or potentially valid U.S. passport card at a time. Therefore, when you do not receive your U.S. passport book or
card in the mail, you must submit form DS-86, Statement of Non-receipt of a U.S. Passport.
The information that you provide on this form will be entered into the Consular Lost and Stolen Passport System. This system is
designed to prevent the misuse of the U.S. passport book or card that you did not receive in the mail. Passport(s) reported as not
received will be cancelled and cannot be used for travel. Anyone using the U.S. passport book or card reported on this form, including
yourself, may be detained upon entry into the Unites States. If you find the U.S. passport book or card you reported as not
received, report it as found, and submit it for cancellation. You may not use that passport book or card for travel.
WARNING
False statements made knowingly and willfully in passport applications, including affidavits or other supporting documents submitted
to support this application, are punishable by fine and/or imprisonment under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 1001, 18 U.S.C. 1542,
and/or 18 U.S.C. 1621. Alteration or mutilation of a passport issued pursuant to this application is punishable by fine and/or
imprisonment under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 1543. The use of a passport in violation of the restrictions contained herein or of the
passport regulations is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment under 18 U.S.C. 1544. All statements and documents are subject to
verification. Failure to provide information requested on this form, including your Social Security number, may result in significant
processing delays.
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITIES: Collection of this information is authorized by 22 U.S.C. 211a et seq.; 8 U.S.C. 1104; 22 U.S.C. 2714a(f); 26 U.S.C.
6039E, Executive Order 11295 (August 5, 1996); and 22 C.F.R. parts 50 and 51.
PURPOSE: We are requesting this information in order to determine whether to issue a replacement U.S. passport. The collection of
the Social Security number will be used for identity/entitlement to a U.S. passport for verification only and no other purpose unless
authorized by law.
ROUTINE USES: This information may be disclosed to another domestic government agency, a private contractor, a foreign
government agency, or to a private person or private employer in accordance with certain approved routine uses. These routine
uses include, but are not limited to, law enforcement activities, employment verification, fraud prevention, border security,
counterterrorism, litigation activities, and activities that meet the Secretary of State’s responsibility to protect U.S. citizens and non-
citizen nationals abroad. More information on the routine uses for the system can be found in System of Records Notices State-05,
Overseas Citizen Services Records and Other Overseas Records and State-26, Passport Records.
DISCLOSURE: Providing information on this form is voluntary. Be advised, however, that failure to provide your Social Security
number on your passport application may result in the denial of your application (consistent with 22 U.S.C. 2714a(f)).
PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT STATEMENT
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time required
for searching existing data sources, gathering the necessary data, providing the information and/or documentation required, and
reviewing the final collection. You do not have to supply this information unless this collection displays a currently valid OMB control
number. If you have comments on the accuracy of this burden estimate and/or recommendations for reducing it, please send them
to: Passport Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Program
Management and Operational Support, 44132 Mercure Cir, PO Box 1199, Sterling, Virginia, 20166-1199.
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HOW TO USE THIS FORM
This form is used when you do not receive your U.S. passport in the mail. You have 90 days from the date that your U.S. passport book
or card was issued to report that you have not received it in the mail. If you do not report within 90 days of the issue date, you will be
required to reapply and submit the full passport fee(s). Unless you have immediate travel plans, it is recommended that you wait
14 days from the date your passport was issued before you submit this statement.
Before submitting this statement:
1. Check the status of your U.S. passport application by contacting the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778
(TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793) or NPIC@state.gov. If the passport was mailed to you, ask for the date the passport was issued,
tracking number, and the name and address of the passport agency that issued your passport.
2. Contact the shipping company or postal service, online or by phone, and use the tracking number to track the envelope.
3. Complete all sections of this statement except for the section titled “Issuing Office Only.” You must submit a clear photocopy of the
front and back of your valid government-issued photo identification, such as a driver’s license.
4. Mail this statement and photocopy of your photo identification to the passport agency that issued the passport you did not receive.
Once your statement is received, the U.S. passport book or card that was reported as not received will be cancelled and
cannot be used for travel. If the U.S. passport book or card reported in this statement arrives at a later time, please call the National
Passport Information Center for instructions on where to send your passport.
If you applied for your U.S. passport book or card while outside of the United States, please contact your local U.S. embassy or
consulate for instructions on where to send your passport.
PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT - REPORT THE NON-RECEIPT OF YOUR PASSPORT BOOK OR CARD
A United States citizen or non-citizen national may not normally have more than one valid or potentially valid U.S. passport book or
more than one valid or potentially valid U.S. passport card at a time. Therefore, when you do not receive your U.S. passport book or
card in the mail, you must submit form DS-86, Statement of Non-receipt of a U.S. Passport.
The information that you provide on this form will be entered into the Consular Lost and Stolen Passport System. This system is
designed to prevent the misuse of the U.S. passport book or card that you did not receive in the mail. Passport(s) reported as not
received will be cancelled and cannot be used for travel. Anyone using the U.S. passport book or card reported on this form, including
yourself, may be detained upon entry into the Unites States. If you find the U.S. passport book or card you reported as not
received, report it as found, and submit it for cancellation. You may not use that passport book or card for travel.
WARNING
False statements made knowingly and willfully in passport applications, including affidavits or other supporting documents submitted
to support this application, are punishable by fine and/or imprisonment under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 1001, 18 U.S.C. 1542,
and/or 18 U.S.C. 1621. Alteration or mutilation of a passport issued pursuant to this application is punishable by fine and/or
imprisonment under the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 1543. The use of a passport in violation of the restrictions contained herein or of the
passport regulations is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment under 18 U.S.C. 1544. All statements and documents are subject to
verification. Failure to provide information requested on this form, including your Social Security number, may result in significant
processing delays.
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITIES: Collection of this information is authorized by 22 U.S.C. 211a et seq.; 8 U.S.C. 1104; 22 U.S.C. 2714a(f); 26 U.S.C.
6039E, Executive Order 11295 (August 5, 1996); and 22 C.F.R. parts 50 and 51.
PURPOSE: We are requesting this information in order to determine whether to issue a replacement U.S. passport. The collection of
the Social Security number will be used for identity/entitlement to a U.S. passport for verification only and no other purpose unless
authorized by law.
ROUTINE USES: This information may be disclosed to another domestic government agency, a private contractor, a foreign
government agency, or to a private person or private employer in accordance with certain approved routine uses. These routine
uses include, but are not limited to, law enforcement activities, employment verification, fraud prevention, border security,
counterterrorism, litigation activities, and activities that meet the Secretary of State’s responsibility to protect U.S. citizens and non-
citizen nationals abroad. More information on the routine uses for the system can be found in System of Records Notices State-05,
Overseas Citizen Services Records and Other Overseas Records and State-26, Passport Records.
DISCLOSURE: Providing information on this form is voluntary. Be advised, however, that failure to provide your Social Security
number on your passport application may result in the denial of your application (consistent with 22 U.S.C. 2714a(f)).
PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT STATEMENT
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time required
for searching existing data sources, gathering the necessary data, providing the information and/or documentation required, and
reviewing the final collection. You do not have to supply this information unless this collection displays a currently valid OMB control
number. If you have comments on the accuracy of this burden estimate and/or recommendations for reducing it, please send them
to: Passport Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Program
Management and Operational Support, 44132 Mercure Cir, PO Box 1199, Sterling, Virginia, 20166-1199.
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U.S. Department of State
STATEMENT OF NON-RECEIPT OF A U.S. PASSPORT
OMB Approval No. 1405-0146
RESET
Expiration Date: 10-31-2023
Estimated Burden: 15 Minutes
Use black ink only. If you make an error, complete a new form. Do not correct.
Select the product(s) which you are reporting as not received.
Book Only
Card Only
U.S. Passport Book and Card
Last Name
Middle Name
First Name
Social Security Number
Date of Birth
Telephone Number
Travel Date
(mm-dd-yyyy)
(mm-dd-yyyy)
Mailing Address (as listed on original application)
Apartment /Unit
Street Address
City
State
ZIP Code
Please explain what you have done to find the passport book or card. (Attach a separate sheet of paper if more space is needed.)
Were the supporting documents that you submitted with your original passport application returned to you?
Yes
No
If no, please describe which document(s) was not received (Example: birth certificate, naturalization certificate, adoption decree, etc.)
YOU MUST SIGN AND DATE THE APPLICATION BELOW
I, the undersigned, certify that I have not received the U.S. passport book and/or U.S. passport card for which I applied. I declare under penalty of perjury that the
statements made on this form are true and correct. I request that a new U.S. passport book and/or U.S. passport card be issued to me, and certify that if I receive the U.S.
passport book and/or U.S. passport card I reported as not received, I will immediately contact the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778
(TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793) or my local U.S. embassy or consulate if I applied outside of the United States and return the recovered passport to the U.S. Department of
State.
Applicant's Signature (age 16 and older)
Mother/Father/Parent/Legal Guardian's Signature (if applicant is under age 16)
Date (mm-dd-yyyy)
ISSUING OFFICE USE ONLY
Was delivery confirmed?
Yes
No
Yes
No
Was the passport mailed to the correct mailing address?
Fed Ex
Tracking Number:
Vendor:
USPS
UPS
DHL
Previous U.S. Passport Book Number
Date Issued (mm-dd-yyyy)
Issuing Agency
Date Mailed (mm-dd-yyyy)
Special Postage, if used
Previous U.S. Passport Card Number
Date Issued (mm-dd-yyyy)
Date Mailed (mm-dd-yyyy)
Special Postage, if used
Issuing Agency
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