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National Passport Center in Portsmouth, NH

The National Passport Center in Portsmouth, NH accepts applications from American citizens with urgent travel situations for expedited passport service. Applicants who are scheduled to travel within 14 days and do not require a visa or within 28 days if a travel visa is required can visit the processing center. To apply at the National Passport Center, you need to schedule an appointment by calling the automated service which is available 24/7.

If your travel date is not within the time frame mentioned above, you need to apply in person for a new passport at a Passport Application Acceptance Facility or submit an application for a passport renewal by mail. Applicants who cannot personally visit the passport agency in Portsmouth can submit the application through a qualified passport expediting service.

National Passport Center
207 International Drive
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Appointments Available From

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
All Federal Holidays are excluded

Automated Appointment Number

(Available 24 hours/7 days)
1-877-487-2778

Processing Times

Passports are issued according to travel plans. Same-day passports are issued in emergency situations.

This agency only issues the U.S. passport book on-site.

Map

How to Get to the National Passport Center

Driving Directions

From the North:

Take NH-16/White Mountain Highway South. Take the Gosling Rd exit, Exit 1 toward PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT. Turn Right onto Pease Blvd. Turn Left onto International Drive. 207 International Dr. will be on the Left in 1.1 miles.

From the South:
Take Interstate 93N toward Concord, NH. Merge onto US-1 North via Exit 27 on the Left toward Tobin Bridge/Revere. Merge onto Interstate 95N toward NH/Maine. Take the RT-33 exit, Exit 3 toward Greenland/Portsmouth. Turn Left onto NH-33/Greenland Rd. Turn Right onto Grafton Rd. Turn Left onto Corporate Dr. Turn Right onto International Dr. 207 International Dr. is on the Right.

From the East:
Take Interstate 95S to exit 3A towards PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT/Bus Terminal/Park & Ride. Turn right onto Grafton Rd. Turn Left onto Corporate Dr. Turn Right onto International Dr. 207 International Dr. is on the Right.

From the West:
Take RT-9 E Franklin Pierce Highway. Merge onto I-89 S. Merge onto I-93 S toward Manchester/Boston. Merge onto NH-101 E via Exit 7 on the Left toward Seacoast/Portsmouth. Merge onto I-95 N/Blue Star Memorial Highway toward Portsmouth/Maine. Take the Rt-33 exit, Exit 3 toward Greenland/Portsmouth. Turn Left onto NH-33/Greenland Rd. Turn Right onto Grafton Rd. Turn Left onto Corporate Dr. Turn Right onto International Dr. 207 International Dr. is on the Right.

Parking:
arking is available in the front of the building. Use the customer driveway entrance and parking spaces designated for passport customers.

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What to Do When You Arrive for Your Appointment at the National Passport Center

  1. Arrive on time
    • You will not be admitted more than 15 minutes before the scheduled appointment time
    • You will not be admitted more than 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment time
  2. You will be required to pass through building security screening and metal detectors

    Weapons are prohibited.

  3. Check-In at Information Desk

    You must present your Social Security Number or Appointment Confirmation Number to verify your appointment.

  4. Receive your queue number and take a seat

    The public waiting area is limited to applicants, required witnesses, and those accompanying minors, disabled applicants, or serving as interpreters

Foreign Entry Requirements/Visas

If you are traveling overseas and want to know what you must do to enter a foreign country, we have information on foreign entry requirements and visas. Foreign embassy telephone numbers and addresses are included.

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