Arkansas Passport Center

Passport Day Thursday, September 19

Apply for or renew your passport at the agency on Thursday, September 19 from 3 p.m.- 6 p.m.  Expedited and routine service will be available. Make an appointment with the Online Passport Appointment System or call 1-877-487-2778 or TDD/TTY 1-888-874-7793.

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.

Physical Address:
191 Office Park Drive
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Hours: 
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

By Appointment Only
Closed Federal Holidays

Mailing Address:
U.S. Department of State
Arkansas Passport Center
CA/PPT/APC
44132 Mercure Cir.
PO Box 1003
Sterling, VA 20166-1003

 

 
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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:

  • Be traveling internationally in less than 2 weeks or need to get a foreign visa within 4 weeks
  • Be able to show 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
  • Please note: this agency/center prints passport books but cannot print passport cards on site.

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.

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2. Collect all your application materials

  • Appointment confirmation number
  • Proof of international travel
    • Examples: 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.

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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 Appointment System.

You may also call 1-877-487-2778 or 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY), se habla español.

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4. Arrive early to your appointment

  1. We suggest you arrive 30 minutes early to go through security screening. Weapons, food, and drinks (except water in a sealable bottle) are not allowed.
  2. Check in at the Information Window. Give them your appointment confirmation number to verify your appointment.
  3. Be seated and wait until we call your number.
  4. When we call your number, go to your assigned window.
  5. 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.

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Getting Here

Parking Information

There are parking spaces available in the parking lot closest to the entrance.