Dallas Passport Agency

Agency Operations During Construction

Dallas Passport Agency public counter operations will be limited to customers with emergency travel during construction from Monday, December 16 2019 through Friday, January 17 2020. Only customers that are traveling within three business days or less and have proof of travel will receive service. 

Information for Customers in the McKinney and Plano, TX Commuting Areas

If you're traveling internationally in more than 3 weeks, you can apply in person for your U.S. passport at one of eight acceptance facilities in the McKinney and Plano, TX commuting areas which are listed below. If you're eligible to renew your passport by mail, then you do not need to visit an acceptance facility.

This facility accepts walk-ins. No appointments are needed:

  1. Blue Ridge Post Office: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-3:00pm

These 2 facilities are open for extended hours and require appointments:

  1. Frisco Public Library: Mon-Tue, 5pm-8pm; Thu, 5pm-8pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 1pm-5pm. Visit the library's website or call 972-292-5569 to make an appointment
  2. Plano Main Post Office: Mon-Sat, 9am-2pm.  Use the USPS online appointment tool or call 1-844-661-8730 to make an appointment.

These 7 facilities require appointments:

  1. McKinney Post Office: Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm
  2. Frisco Post Office: Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm
  3. Richardson Main Post Office: Mon-Fri, 10:30am-3:30pm
  4. Garland Main Post Office: Mon-Fri, 11am-4pm
  5. Plano Coit Post Office: Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm
  6. Nevada Post Office: Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm
  7. Allen Post Office: Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm

Use the USPS online appointment tool or call 1-844-661-8730 to make an appointment to apply for a passport at one of these U.S. Post Offices. 

Do you need a passport for international travel within two weeks, or a foreign visa within four weeks? You might be eligible for an appointment at a passport agency. Requirements are below.

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

By Appointment Only
Closed Federal Holidays

Mailing Address:
U.S. Department of State
Dallas Passport Agency
44132 Mercure Cir.
PO Box 1059
Sterling, VA 20166-1059


How to Apply at a Passport Agency

1. Find out if you're eligible

To apply at this passport agency, you must:

  • Be traveling internationally in less than 2 weeks or need to get a foreign visa within 4 weeks (Please see notice above.)
  • Be able to show printed proof of international travel (such as your flight itinerary, hotel reservation, cruise tickets, or international car insurance)
  • Pay the $60 expedite fee in addition to the regular application fees
  • Make an appointment
You may also come into a passport agency if we need to correct a printing error in your recently-issued passport. No appointment is necessary and no fee will be charged.
If you have a life-or-death emergency, please see Life-or-Death Emergencies.
If you don't meet the requirements, please see Where to Apply for other options.

2. Collect all your application materials

  • Appointment confirmation number
  • Printed proof of international travel
    • Examples: Flight receipt, flight itinerary, hotel reservation, cruise tickets, international car insurance
  • Completed form(s)*
  • All required supporting documents*
  • One passport photo
  • Application fee and expedite fee. We accept:
    • Major credit cards
    • Debit/Check card (not ATM cards)
    • Cash (exact amount only- no change provided)
    • Checks
    • Bank Draft or Money order
*The agency accepts all forms for first-time and renewal customers. Not sure what forms or supporting documents you need? Start at the Passport Application Wizard.

3. Make an appointment

You must make an appointment to apply at a passport agency. Be sure to write down your appointment confirmation number.

To make an appointment, visit the Online Passport Agency Appointment System.
You may also call 1-877-487-2778 or 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY), se habla español.

4. Arrive early to your appointment

  1. We suggest you arrive 30 minutes early to go through security screening. You must show valid government ID to enter the building. Weapons, food, and drinks (except water in a sealable bottle) are not allowed.
  2. No more than 15 minutes prior to your appointment time, take the elevator to the 11th floor, Suite 1120.
  3. Check in at the Information Desk. Give them your appointment confirmation number to verify your appointment.
  4. Be seated and wait until we call your number.
  5. When we call your number, go to your assigned window.
  6. A Department of State employee will review your application and supporting materials and discuss available delivery options.

Please note: We may not see you exactly at your appointment time.


Getting Here

Parking Information

There are parking lots on the corner of Commerce and S. Griffin St. in front of the Federal building; behind the Federal building at S. Griffin and Jackson St.; and at S. Griffin and Wood Street.

Daily parking rates in the area range from $6 – $10 depending on location. Parking rates subject to change without notice.