Schedule an Appointment at the Houston 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 .
This agency can issue both the U.S. passport book and U.S. passport card on-site.
Appointments Available From
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Excluding Federal Holidays
George Thomas "Mickey" Leland Federal Building
1919 Smith Street, 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
(Use the entrance located on 1919 Louisiana Street.)
When You Arrive for Your Appointment
From George Bush IAH:
Take JFK Blvd. to Beltway 8 (Sam Houston Tollway) west. Take the Downtown Houston exit onto I-45 South. Stay on I-45 South, take the McKinny Street exit, go 1 block to Smith Street. Turn right onto Smith Street and follow Smith Street to Pierce Street. The building is on the left.
From Hobby Airport:
Turn right onto Airport Blvd., travel on Airport Blvd. to I-45. Go under the freeway and enter the freeway going north. Take the St. Joseph Parkway exit off the freeway, follow St. Joseph Parkway to Louisiana Street. The building will be directly across the street.
There are three parking lots within one block of the Mickey Leland Federal Building located on Smith Street. Rates vary from $5.00 to $10.00 per day. There is metered parking available next to the building under the freeway on Louisiana Street and on Smith Street. Parking rates subject to change without notice.
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.