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Dec 11, 2018 9:57 AM
Special Passport Acceptance FairsWe'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.
Nov 29, 2018 2:55 PM
Do you have a Picture Perfect Passport?Passport photos that don't meet our requirements are the #1 reason applications get held up during the application process. Learn how to have a picture perfect passport!
Jul 10, 2018 10:56 AM
Information for Evacuated CitizensProcedures for Evacuation, How to Repay a Promissory Loan, and U.S. Passports
Mar 28, 2018 4:42 PM
U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase to $35The increase from $25 to $35 will take effect on April 2, 2018.
Mar 5, 2018 10:36 AM
Apply EarlyApply 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 28The San Juan Passport Agency reopened on Wednesday, February 28.
Jan 19, 2018 10:20 AM
Passports and Seriously Delinquent Tax DebtIf 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 AgentsCongratulations 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 LawThe 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 DomesticallyWe 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 StormAs 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 PhotosAs of November 1st, 2016, customers applying for or renewing their passport must remove glasses for their passport photo.
Aug 1, 2016 11:08 AM
Passport Demand StudyEach 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.