New Orleans Passport Agency Information
The New Orleans Passport Agency attends to travelers who need to
obtain a same-day passport. To make an appointment, your departure date
must be within 14 days or 28 days if you need to secure a foreign visa.
To apply at the Agency, you must schedule an appointment by calling
toll-free at 1-877-487-2778 which is available 24 hours/day.
If you are not traveling or needing to submit your passport for
foreign visas within 2-4 weeks, you can submit your application at the
Application Acceptance Facility
or request expedited services by mail for passport renewals
If getting to the New Orleans Passport Agency is a problem, an
alternative is to apply to expedite your travel document through an emergency passport expediting service
New Orleans Passport Agency
One Canal Place
365 Canal Street, Suite 1300
New Orleans, LA 70130-6508
Appointments Available From
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
All Federal Holidays are excluded
Automated Appointment Number
(Available 24 hours/7 days)
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.
The New Orleans Passport Agency is located in the heart of downtown New
Orleans at One Canal Place, 365 Canal St., Suite 1300. One Canal Place
is an office tower / shopping center/ hotel complex, and is located between
the historic U.S. Customhouse and the Aquarium of the Americas at the
intersection of Canal and North Peters Streets.
Passport customers departing New Orleans International
Airport and heading toward the downtown area on I-10 eastbound should
follow signs on the Interstate marked "New Orleans Business District".
With the Superdome visible in the distance, the traveler will approach
a two-lane off-ramp marked "I-10 East Slidell". Take the off-ramp,
and very shortly you will exit to your left at Exit 234B, "Poydras
St. Superdome". Proceed down Poydras St. approximately 1 mile, and
then take a left onto South Peters St. Continue down South Peters approximately
2 blocks to the intersection with Canal St. The One Canal Place office
tower will be just ahead to your right at the corner of Canal and North
Customers approaching the downtown area on I-10 westbound should exit
to the right at Exit 235B, "Canal St. Superdome". Canal Street
is approximately 1 block straight ahead from the downside of the off-ramp.
Take a right onto Canal Street, and proceed approximately 1 mile. The
One Canal Place office tower will then be visible to your left.
Customers travelling from the West Bank of the Mississippi River should
take the Crescent City Connection (Mississippi River Bridge) and then
exit at Camp Street. Turn right onto Andrew Higgins Drive and proceed
approximately 4 blocks to South Peters St. Take a left onto South Peters
and continue several blocks until you reach the Canal St. intersection.
The One Canal Place office tower will be just ahead to your right at the
corner of Canal and North Peters Streets.
Paid parking is available in the One Canal Place garage as well as in
several lots nearby.
From Union Passenger Terminal - taxis
available (approximately 1 and a half miles).
From New Orleans International Airport
- taxis available (travel time from the airport is approximately 30 -
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What to Do When You Arrive for Your Appointment at the New Orleans Passport Agency
- You will need your Social Security Number or your
- Please arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your
appointment. Earlier arrivals will not be admitted.
- Late arrivals, 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment,
will have to reschedule their appointments.
- Upon entry to the building, you will go through security,
including metal detectors.
- Take the elevator to the 13th floor, Suite 1300
- Go to check-in/information. Your appointment will
- You will be given a numbered ticket with the approximate,
current waiting time at the bottom. (We do our best to keep the waiting time
as short as possible.)
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- When your number is called and/or appears on the television
monitor, go to the number of the window indicated.
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