Aug 13, 2018 4:50 PM: Special Passport Acceptance Fairs
We're holding special Passport Fairs across the United States to help you get your passport. Adults who are first-time applicants and all children can apply early and avoid the rush! New events will be added every Monday.
Jul 11, 2018 3:01 PM: Hilton Passport Project
Learn more about the U.S. Department of State's partnership with Hilton Hotels and Resorts and efforts to encourage more U.S. citizens to apply for a passport.
Jul 10, 2018 10:56 AM: Information for Evacuated Citizens
Procedures for Evacuation, How to Repay a Promissory Loan, and U.S. Passports
Jun 12, 2018 10:25 AM: Survey of Customers Who Used Courier and Expeditor Companies
We're emailing select customers who have used a courier or expeditor company. The email contains an external link to a Google Forms survey.
Mar 28, 2018 4:42 PM: U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase to $35
The increase from $25 to $35 will take effect on April 2, 2018.
Mar 5, 2018 10:36 AM: Apply Early
Apply for your passport well ahead of planned travel! There has been increasingly strong demand for U.S. passports in recent years. Whether you are renewing a passport or applying for the first time, the passport application process can be completed without added stress if done ahead of time.
Mar 1, 2018 10:52 AM: San Juan Passport Agency Reopened February 28
The San Juan Passport Agency reopened on Wednesday, February 28.
Jan 19, 2018 10:20 AM: Passports and Seriously Delinquent Tax Debt
If you have been certified to the Department of State by the Secretary of the Treasury as having a seriously delinquent tax debt, you cannot be issued a U.S. passport and your current U.S. passport may be revoked.
Jan 8, 2018 1:58 PM: Recipients of the 2017 National Awards for Passport Acceptance Facilities and Agents
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 National Awards for Passport Acceptance Facilities and Agents!
Oct 27, 2017 4:24 PM: Passports and International Megan's Law
The passport identifier provision of International Megan's Law to Prevent Child Exploitation and Other Sexual Crimes Through Advanced Notification of Traveling Sex Offenders (IML) (Public Law 114-119) went into effect on October 31, 2017.
Oct 23, 2017 4:53 PM: How a Passport Can Help you Fly Domestically
We want you to know about the upcoming changes to domestic air travel as part of the Real ID Act!
Oct 3, 2017 4:27 PM: Replacing your Passport After the Storm
As people return home after a major storm, they may find that their important documents (such as their passport, social security card, or birth certificate) have been lost or damaged. We understand this is a stressful time and are here to help you replace your lost or damaged U.S. passport book and/or passport card.
Nov 1, 2016 10:56 AM: No Glasses Allowed in Passport Photos
As of November 1st, 2016, customers applying for or renewing their passport must remove glasses for their passport photo.
Sep 1, 2016 7:43 AM: Do you have a Picture Perfect Passport?
September is Passport Awareness Month and the U.S. Department of State wants you to have a picture perfect passport.
Aug 1, 2016 11:08 AM: Passport Demand Study
Each month, Passport Services sends letters to a random sample of recipients requesting that they participate in our Passport Demand Study. If you received one of these letters, we welcome your participation.