Regional Passport Offices are run by the Department of State and have passport printing facilities on site. Most are only open to US citizens who plan to leave the country in the next two weeks, or who plan to leave within four weeks and need both a new passport and a visa for their destination.Read Article
Did You Miss Passport Day? No Problem!
March 10th was the Department of State’s fourth annual “Passport Day in the USA” event, and by all accounts it was a smashing success. Passport offices around the country pulled out all the stops to make applying for a passport more convenient, less costly and even more fun.Read Article
Seattle Emergency Passport Office Moves to a New Home
Seattle residents who need an emergency passport should be sure they head to the right address. Earlier this month, the office moved from its previous location in the Jackson Federal building to a new location in the Fifth and Yesler Building.Read Article
New Atlanta Passport Office Completes Agency Expansion Project
According to the Department of State, the new passport office that just opened in Atlanta, Georgia marks the end of the department’s US Passport Agency Expansion Project.
The project, paid for by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, opened a total of 7 new passport facilities to assist US citizens facing passport emergencies.Read Article
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.Read Article
Emergency Passport Office Opens In Arkansas
The Department of State opened an emergency passport office in Hot Springs, Arkansas. According to the press release, the new office is located in an existing passport printing facility. The passport factory has been open since 2007 and more than 30 million US passports have been produced there since that time.Read Article
New Passport Office to Open in San Diego Next Year
In an attempt to keep up with increasing demand, the US Department of State is expanding the number of regional passport agency offices capable of issuing emergency passports. One new office is planned for San Diego, California.Read Article