Due to large volumes of customers, Passport Services often has to close early. To increase your chances of being served, we strongly recommend arriving prior to our office opening. For Monday, January 30th, we will be accepting a maximum of 40 applications. Thank you.
Passport Services FAQs
- Are you still taking walk-ins?
When will I receive my passport?
You can find processing times on the U.S. Department of State website.
I still haven’t received my passport after applying for one. Where is it?
To check on the status of your passport, please call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778.
Can I pay with a credit card?
Only photo and processing fee can be paid with Visa, MasterCard, or money order. Passport fees must be paid by check or money order.
Does every applicant have to be present?
Yes, everyone has to be present for the entire process.
Do I have to submit my original birth certificate, passport, or certification of naturalization?
Yes, you must submit the originals, but they will be mailed back to you after you receive your new passport.
What if my Texas short form birth certificate does not have an "i" after "date filed?"
To get a proper certificate, order one from the Office of Vital Records.
Can I use an out of state ID?
Yes, but we will need a secondary form of ID (g.e. Social Security number card, student ID, valid foreign ID, voting card, insurance card, utility bill with name and address, etc.)
I'm going on a cruise and will be traveling in the Gulf of Mexico, do I need a passport book/card? If so, which one?
We do not know. You should contact your travel provider and ask them.