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Houston Passport Agency Closed


Houston, you have a problem: The Houston Passport Agency is closed for renovations. If you need an emergency passport, you have two choices: travel to another city or use a private expediting company like RushMyPassport.

The Houston Passport Agency handles urgent passport requests. Typically, you are eligible to use this office if you need a passport AND

  • You have an international departure planned within the next 14 days
  • You are leaving in the next 4 weeks and your trip requires a visa.
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Same Day Passport Office Opens in Vermont

Vermonters in need of a same day passport can breathe a huge sigh of relief: A new regional passport agency office just opened in St. Albans. That means that Vermonters with verifiable passport emergencies can get same-day passport requests processed in state, instead of having to drive or catch a plane to New Hampshire or Boston.

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El Paso County Passport Office to Close

Soon, El Paso residents who wish to apply for a passport will no longer be able to use the El Paso county passport office. The office, which accepted applications for regular and expedited processing, is located inside the El Paso County District Clerk’s office at 500 E.

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Dallas Residents: The Emergency Passport Option

Residents of Dallas, Texas (and nearby cities) who need emergency passports have been able to apply for them at the new Dallas passport agency office since July. However, according to the Dallas News, many  area residents are not aware that the office, located in at 1100 Commerce St, is even there.

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New 24-Hour Passport Office Opens In Minnesota

If you need a 24 hour passport in Minnesota, you’re in luck-you now have a Regional Passport Agency where you can apply for one. According to this press  release from the of Department of State, the Minneapolis Regional Passport Agency was officially inaugurated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier today with a visit from United States Senator Amy Klobuchar, Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick F.

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Same Day Passports and Art in Houston

Sometimes, a lost passport isn’t as much of a tragedy as you’d think. For example, in this article from the Santa Fe Reporter, one writer described how losing a passport right before an international trip gave him the chance to see the exquisite art in the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas.

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What to Do If You Need an Emergency Passport

Currently, the US government recommends that you allow at least 3 weeks to receive a passport using normal passport processing. If you pay extra for the government’s expedited service and use overnight shipping for your application, in most cases you’ll have your new passport within 2 weeks.

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