Houston Passport AgencyHouston Passport Agency

The Houston Passport Agency can help you get your passport quickly. If it is a medical or family emergency, they are able to issue a passport the same day. Otherwise, an appointment here can get you your passport in 8 days if you have travel plans already booked. If you need it faster or you cannot get an appointment here, please contact a trusted passport expediting agency.

If you are traveling internationally in less than 2 weeks or need to obtain a foreign visa within 4 weeks, you are eligible to schedule an appointment at this passport agency with proof of travel. Will call (pickup) service is offered for life or death emergencies and immediate travel.

Houston Passport Agency

Appointments Available From:

8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Excluding Federal Holidays

Call 24/7 for an Appointment

1-877-487-2778

  • Appointments are required at all passport agencies.  There is no charge to make an appointment at a passport agency and customers should not pay anyone or any business making such a charge.
  • You must pay the $60 expedite fee in addition to application fees to apply at this agency.
  • Proof of travel is required when applying at this agency.
  • Will call service is offered for life or death emergencies and immediate travel abroad (leaving within 5 business days).  The agency will advise you when the passport will be ready for pickup at will call based on your documented travel plans.
  • For all other customers, passports will be issued within 8 business days of applying at the agency. During your appointment, the agency will advise how the passport will be sent to you.

For Your Appointment at the Houston Passport Agency

What to Bring:

  • Appointment confirmation number
  • Proof of travel
  • Completed forms
  • All required supporting documents
  • A major Credit Card, Debit/Check card (not ATM cards), Check, Bank Draft, Cash (Exact Change), or Money Order to cover the application and expedited fees

Need help getting started?

Find out what forms, documents, and fees you will need to bring to your appointment.

When You Arrive

  • Arrive early to allow enough time to pass through building security screening and metal detectors (weapons are prohibited).
  • Take the elevator to the 4th floor.
  • Check-In at the Information Desk.
    Present your Social Security Number or Appointment Confirmation     Number to verify your appointment.
  • Receive your number, please be seated, and wait until your number is called.
  • When your number is called go to your assigned window.  A passport specialist will review your forms and supporting documents.

Driving Directions and Parking Information

From George Bush IAH:

Take JFK Blvd. to Beltway 8 (Sam Houston Tollway) west. Take the Downtown Houston exit onto I-45 South. Stay on I-45 South, take the McKinny Street exit, go 1 block to Smith Street. Turn right onto Smith Street and follow Smith Street to Pierce Street. The building is on the left.

From Hobby Airport:

Turn right onto Airport Blvd., travel on Airport Blvd. to I-45. Go under the freeway and enter the freeway going north. Take the St. Joseph Parkway exit off the freeway, follow St. Joseph Parkway to Louisiana Street. The building will be directly across the street.

Parking:

There are three parking lots within one block of the Mickey Leland Federal Building located on Smith Street. Rates vary from $5.00 to $10.00 per day. There is metered parking available next to the building under the freeway on Louisiana Street and on Smith Street. Parking rates subject to change without notice.

Location of the Houston Passport Agency

Houston Passport Agency

George Thomas “Mickey” Leland Federal Building
1919 Smith Street, 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
(Use the entrance located on 1919 Louisiana Street.)
Appointments Available From:
8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Excluding Federal Holidays

Make an Appointment

Call the National Passport Information Center to make an appointment 24 hours a day.

  • 1-877-487-2778; TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793

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Houston Passport Agency

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