Important Due to Covid-19, processing times for passports may take up to 18 weeks for routine service and 12 weeks for expedited processing.

Austin Passport - Where to Apply for a Passport in Austin, Tx.

There more than 10 Austin passport facilities where American citizens can submit applications for new passports. Below is a list of places where you can apply for a passport in Austin, Texas. For fast, convenient expediting service, visit Rush My Passport - Online Passport Service.

Austin Passport Application Acceptance Facilities

Applications for a new passport (Form DS-11) should be taken to a nearby passport application acceptance facility so that an agent can witness your signature. Applications for other passport services - renewalsname change, corrections, etc. - can be made by mail. For a list of acceptance facilities in cities other than Austin, visit the Texas passport office page.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Mailing delays are impacting passport processing. The Department of State's processing times begin when applications are received and not when you mail them. Standard service may take up to 18 weeks from the day the application is submitted to the day the passport arrives at your door. This timeframe includes up to 12 weeks of processing and up to 6 weeks for mailing.

Expedited service may take up to 12 weeks -- 6 weeks processing and an additional 6 weeks mailing on the front and back end. Delays may be significant so requesting 1-2-day mailing may greatly help.

Regional passport agencies are offering extremely limited in-person services if you need to travel internationally in the next 72 hours. Those with qualified life-or-death emergencies are prioritized.

Life-or-death emergencies are serious illnesses, injuries, or deaths in your immediate family (parent, legal guardian, child, spouse, sibling, and grandparent) that require you to travel outside the United States within 72 hours (3 business days).

If you need to travel due to a qualified life-or-death emergency, please call the National Passport Information Center for an appointment.

Mondays through Fridays 8 AM to 5PM, call ET 1-877-487-2778 (TDD/TTY:1-888-874-7793) Outside of these hours, 202-647-4000

FacilityAddressCityStateZIPPhone
AUSTIN GENERAL MAIL FACILITY8225 CROSS PARK DRIVEAUSTINTX787105123421259
AUSTIN OAK HILL STATION6104 OLD FREDERICKSBURG ROADAUSTINTX787495128922794
AUSTIN SOUTH EAST STATION4516 BURLESON ROADAUSTINTX787445124441083
AUSTIN UNIVERSITY STATION2201 GUADALUPE STREETAUSTINTX787125122325488
BLUEBONNET STATION1822 W. BRAKER LANEAUSTINTX787585128739389
CHIMNEY CORNERS STATION3575 FAR WEST BOULEVARDAUSTINTX787315123459739
DISTRICT CLERK JURY OFFICE (TRAVIS COUNTY AIRPORT OFFICE)5501 AIRPORT BLVDAUSTINTX787515128544295
MOCKINGBIRD STATION7310 MANCHACA ROADAUSTINTX787455124161094
NORTH AUSTIN STATION4300 SPEEDWAYAUSTINTX787515124532785
NORTHEAST STATION900 BLACKSON AVENUEAUSTINTX787525124197504
TEXAS GLOBAL2400 NUECESAUSTINTX787055122325899

Houston Passport Agency

Austin residents can apply at the Houston Passport Agency if they need to travel within two weeks or less or if they need to get a travel visa within 4 weeks. The address is below but for more information including how to schedule an appointment and directions, click the link.

Houston Passport Agency
George Thomas "Mickey" Leland Federal Building
1919 Smith Street, Suite 1400
Houston, TX 77002

Passport Expediter Service

When you are unable to travel from Austin to the Houston agency yourself but you require fast passport expediting, you can contract a private expediter and authorize them to submit your passport application for you. An expediter can obtain your travel document within 2 weeks to as quickly as the same day.

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