San Francisco Passport AgencySan Francisco Passport Agency

The San Francisco 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.

San Francisco Passport Agency

Appointments Available From:

San Franscisco Passport Agency9:00 a.m. to 4:00 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

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

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

When You Arrive to the San Francisco Passport Agency

  • Arrive early to allow enough time to pass through building security screening and metal detectors (weapons are prohibited).
  • Take the elevator to the 5th 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, Parking Information and Public Transportation

Directions from North Bay (Golden Gate Bridge):
Directions from Sacramento:
From San Francisco International Airport:
From Oakland International Airport:
Parking:
Public Transportation:

Location:

San Francisco Passport Agency

95 Hawthorne Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105-3901

Appointments Available From:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 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

Driving Directions, Parking Information and Public Transportation

Directions from North Bay (Golden Gate Bridge):

Take 101 South, which continues as the Presidio Parkway and then Richardson Avenue. Turn left onto Lombard Street. Take Lombard Street to Van Ness Avenue and turn right. Take Van Ness to Bush Street and turn left. Take Bush Street to Montgomery Street and turn right. Continue across Market Street onto New Montgomery Street. Turn right at Howard Street, proceed half a block and turn left onto Hawthorne St.

Directions from Sacramento:

Take 80 West and cross the Bay Bridge. After coming off the bridge into San Francisco take the Fremont Street Exit. Move to the left lane and continue down Fremont Street to Howard Street. Make a left on Howard Street and go three blocks to Hawthorne which will be on the left side of Howard Street.

 

From San Francisco International Airport:

Take 101 North. At the 280 interchange take 280 North until you reach the end of the freeway which is 5th Street and King Street. Take King Street to 3rd street and make a left turn. Take 3rd Street to Folsom (about 8 blocks) and turn right. Go one block to Hawthorne. We are at the corner of Hawthorne Street and Folsom Street.

From Oakland International Airport:

Take 880 North and go West across the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge on 80. After coming off the bridge into San Francisco take the Fremont Street Exit. Move to the left lane and continue down Fremont Street to Howard Street. Make a left on Howard Street and go three blocks to Hawthorne which will be on the left side of Howard Street.

Parking:

There is public parking available at 55 Hawthorne (next door to our agency), at Folsom Street between 3rd and 4th Streets, and a third location on the corner of Second and Howard Streets. Rates are approximately $10/hr. Parking Rates subject to change without notice.

Public Transportation:

BART

Exit the Montgomery Street Bart Station. This is a large station with numerous exits. Take the “Market/New Montgomery” escalator up to the corner of Market Street and New Montgomery. Go right on New Montgomery until it ends at Howard Street. At Howard, turn right. Go one-half block to Hawthorne on left. Turn left on Hawthorne one block to Folsom. The entrance to the San Francisco Passport Agency is at 95 Hawthorne on the corner of Hawthorne and Folsom.

TRAIN

From Calstation at 4th Street and King Street – taxis are available (approximately 1 mile.) The #15, 30, and 45 buses depart from or near Calstation and go down 3rd Street to Folsom which is one block from the agency.

Location

San Francisco Passport Agency

95 Hawthorne Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105-3901

Appointments Available From:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 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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