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Can I apply for a passport in Houston if I live in Atlanta Georgia?

by san
(atlanta,GA)

Question: I live in Atlanta, Georgia and I need a passport ASAP. Can I apply in person in Houston as I am visiting Houston prior to my international travel as opposed to going to the one in my city?


Answer: Each regional passport agency has jurisdiction over and serves U.S. citizens who reside in specific states or parts of states. The State Department requests that applicants make an appointment at and apply to the regional agency that serves the state where they reside. Applying at the Atlanta Passport Agency will be your best option.

However, this is not always possible. We have accounts of many applicants who were allowed to apply at agencies other than the ones that served their respective states.

While you will probably be allowed to submit your passport application at the Houston agency, we cannot guarantee that this will happen.

You can try calling the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778. Note, this is an automated service and is often difficult to get through.

For a map and directions to the Houston Passport Agency, click the link below.

Houston Passport Agency

Another option for getting your passport quickly is to contract a private expediting service. Click the link to request this service.

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