Office of International Programs
Passport Acceptance Facility
Our office will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2, for the winter holiday. We will reopen to our normal business hours Monday, Jan. 3, at noon.
Expect a longer than normal wait time Monday through Thursday, Dec. 19 - 22, due to local ISD's having off.
Do you need a passport? Has your passport already expired? We can help! Visit the OIP to complete the process to apply for a passport, obtain a passport picture, or to receive help with a renewal or correction. See the Passport Checklist to find out what you need to bring.
Hours and Closures:
Monday - Friday: Noon - 4 p.m.
Passport application check in closes promptly at 4 p.m. each day. Unfortunately, applicants arriving after that time can not be served due to passport mailing regulations. Morning appointment times may be available for special circumstances. Please call to check for availability.
We are closed for all national holidays due to Postal Service closure. Dec. 6, 2016 opening will be delayed until 1 p.m.
Call: 903.565.6155 or email:email@example.com for more information.
Current Passport Processing Times
Please keep in mind that the holiday season is peak time for passport applications to be submitted. Anticipate slightly longer mailing times to Processing Centers and to your address from the Processing Center.
Current Expedite Processing: Two to three weeks. If you are traveling in fewer than eight weeks, consider using Expedite Processing. This is an additional $60 per
application. Overnighting is also highly recommended to ensure fast delivery, especially
during peak mailing season.
Current Routine Processing: Four to six weeks. If you are traveling in more than eight weeks, please use Routine Processing.
Processing times for passports can increase with short notice. Please make every effort to apply for your passports as early as possible, and confirm mailing time by visiting the US Department of State official website.
You can also cut off a two- to five-day mailing period by using the overnight option on books for an additional $20.66.
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Before You Apply...
Previous Marriage Information Sheet
If you have been widowed/divorced and remarried, upon arrival to the acceptance facility you may be requested to provide additional information. To expedite the acceptance process, you can print and complete the Previous Marriage Information Sheet, one for each previous marriage, before you come in. Not completing this form can cause delays in passport processing and receiving.Print the Form
16- to 17-Year Old Applicants
For applicants in this age bracket, you have specific guidelines to follow that differ from minors under 16. Please follow the link to the US Dept. of State website so you can prepare all proper documentation for application.Learn More
Minor Applications (Under 16)
Both parents must be present to apply for a passport for any child in this age bracket. If a parent cannot appear, specific documentation must be provided.Learn More