New York Passport Agency

Physical Address:
Greater New York Federal Building
376 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014-3621

7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

By Appointment Only
Closed Federal Holidays

Mailing Address:
U.S. Department of State
New York Passport Agency
44132 Mercure Cir.
PO Box 1122
Sterling, VA 20166-1122

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How to Apply at a Passport Agency

1. Find out if you're eligible

To apply at this passport agency, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Make an appointment by calling 1-877-487-2778 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Mondays through Fridays, or on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Our appointment line is closed on federal holidays. 
  • We do not charge a fee to make appointments. If you are asked to pay for an appointment, you should consider the request to be fraudulent. We are not affiliated with any third-party appointment booking services. We may not be able to honor appointments booked via third parties. Do not attempt to book duplicate appointments. 
  • If you have not yet applied, you must be traveling internationally within 14 calendar days. If you have already applied, you must be traveling internationally within 5 calendar days. 
  • 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.
  • Note: your appointment must be within 14 calendar days of your international travel if you have not yet applied, or 5 calendar days if you have already applied. If you need a foreign visa, the date of your appointment must be within 28 calendar days of your international travel.

If you have a life-or-death emergency, please see Life-or-Death Emergencies. If you don't meet the requirements for an appointment, please see Where to Apply for other options.


2. Collect all your application materials

  • Appointment confirmation number and instructions emailed to you by the National Passport Information Center when the appointment was scheduled.
  • Printed proof of international travel
    • If you are flying internationally, you must provide a flight receipt or an itinerary. If you are traveling by land or sea to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, or the Caribbean, you can provide a hotel reservation, cruise tickets, or 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
  • If you are applying for a child under 16, both parents and child must be present to apply. You must submit documentation that shows parental relationship to that of the child applying for a passport.  See Children Under 16 for a full list of requirements and documents.

*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. 

To make an appointment, call 1-877-487-2778. Se habla español. Be sure to keep track of the appointment confirmation number and the check-in instructions you will receive by email from the National Passport Information Center. You will need this information on the day of your appointment. 

If you are applying at a passport agency or center on the weekend, we will only accept your application. At your appointment, tell us if you want to pick up your passport on a different day or have us mail your passport to you.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, call 1-888-874-7793 for TDD/TTY teletype services. 


4. Arrive early to your appointment

  1. We suggest you arrive 15 minutes early to ensure you are outside the entrance of our agency at the time of your appointment. You must show valid government ID to enter the building. Weapons, food, and drinks (except water in a sealable bottle) are not allowed. You must pass through security screening before checking in.
  2. If you arrive more than 15 minutes past your scheduled appointment time, we will cancel your appointment. You will need to make a new appointment by calling 1-877-487-2778.
  3. After security screening, please check in at the Information Window on the 1st Floor. Give them your appointment confirmation number to verify your appointment. Only the applicant and the parents or legal guardians of a child who is applying are allowed to enter the passport agency.
  4. Take the elevator to the 10th floor.
  5. Be seated and wait until we call your number.
  6. When we call your number, go to your assigned window.
  7. A passport agency staff member will review your application and supporting materials and discuss available delivery options.

Getting Here

Parking Information

There is metered parking available on Varick and Hudson Streets near the Federal Building.

There are also parking garages and lots nearby. Parking rates may change without notice.

  • 375 Hud Parking LLC – Icon Parking System
    • 375 Hudson Street, New York, N.Y.
    • (212) 843-1794
    • Parking Rates: Up to 2 hours $60.00 / Up to 10 hours $70.00 / Oversized vehicle fee is an additional $15.00.
  • Parkit Management
    • 575 Washington Street, New York, N.Y.
    • (212) 645-1132
    • Parking Rates: Starting at $30.00
  • Pier 40 Parking Garage
    • 353 West Street, New York, N.Y.
    • (212) 989-9536
    • Parking Rates: Up to 3 hours $18.59 / Up to 9 Hours $27.03 / Up to 24 hours $39.71 / Early Bird enter between 4am and 8:30am and exit by 6pm $24.50. 
  • Quik Park Morton, LLC. -Icon Parking System
    • 155 Leroy Street, New York, N.Y.            
    • (212) 255-5855
    • Parking Rates: Up to 2 hours $48.00 / Up to 10 hours $58.00 / Oversized vehicle fee is an additional $15.00.