The Houston Passport Agency is closed for renovations starting September 23, 2013. The agency is anticipated to re-open in early 2014.
Passport acceptance facilities, including post offices and clerks of court in the Houston area, will continue to accept routine and expedited passport service applications. To locate the nearest passport acceptance facility, please click here .
Applicants in need of emergency passport services for immediate travel should schedule an appointment with the closest passport agencies located in Dallas , El Paso , and New Orleans . Appointments at passport agencies and passport information can also be obtained by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 1-877-487-2778 or TDD/TTY at 1-888-874-7793.
Schedule an Appointment at a U.S. Department of State Passport Agency only if:
Make an appointment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using our automated appointment system at 1-877-487-2778 .
Title 18, United States Code, Section 930
Weapons Prohibited at All Passport Agencies – Federal law prohibits the knowing possession or the causing to be present of firearms or other dangerous weapons in Federal facilities and Federal court facilities by all persons not specifically authorized by Title 18 U.S.C., Section 930(c). Violators shall be subject to fine and/or imprisonment for periods of up to five (5) years.