Important Due to Covid-19, processing times for passports are taking longer than normal for both standard and expedited services.

El Paso Passport - Where to Apply for a Passport in El Paso, Tx.

Below is a list of places where you can apply for a passport in El Paso, Texas. There are less than 10 acceptance facilities in the city so we included a couple more. Be sure to call before visiting since many acceptance facilities require applicants make an appointment.

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 changes, and corrections, etc. - can be made by mail. For a list of acceptance facilities in cities other than El Paso, visit the Texas passport office page.

You will get your passport in about 6 to 8 weeks if you request standard service. It should arrive in 2 to 3 weeks if you request expedited service. Those who require a passport in less than 2 weeks can schedule an appointment at the El Paso Passport Agency or submit the application and supporting documents through a registered expediting service such as Rush My Passport - Online Passport Service.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Mailing delays are impacting passport processing. The Department of State's processing times begin when applications are received at a passport agency or center and not when you mail them or apply at a local acceptance facility. Standard service may take between 8 and 11 weeks. This timeframe does not include delivery time. Mailing times vary across the country.

Expedited service takes from 5 to 7 weeks exluding mailing times on the front and back end. Mailing 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

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FacilityAddressCityStateZIPPhone
EL PASO MAIN POST OFFICE8401 BOEING DR.EL PASOTX799109157807571
WASHINGTON PARK POST OFFICE4400 E. PAISANO ST.EL PASOTX799059155323147
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO INTL PROGRAMS500 W. UNIVERSITY AVE.EL PASOTX799689157475664
SANDY CREEK STATION2100 GEORGE DIETEREL PASOTX799369158561516
SUNLAND PARK POST OFFICE3500 MCNUTT ROADSUNLAND PARKNM880635755897548
NORTHGATE STATION5249 SANDERS AVEEL PASOTX799249157553123
ANTHONY MAIN POST OFFICE1190 ANTHONY DRIVEANTHONYNM880215758825259
CLINT POST OFFICE13001 ALAMEDA AVECLINTTX798369158514313
PASSPORT ACCEPTANCE @ NMSUEDUCATIONAL SERVICES BUILDINGLAS CRUCESNM880035756467965
LAS CRUCES MAIN POST OFFICE201 E LAS CRUCES AVE.LAS CRUCESNM880015755242903

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El Paso Passport Agency

The El Paso Passport Agency attends to travelers who are booked to travel or submitting their passports for foreign visas within 14 days or 28 days, respectively. The first thing you need to do when applying at a regional passport agency is set up an appointment through the State Department's automated service. It may be necesary to call several times, especially during peak travel season.

Once the appointment date and time are set, you need to arrive at the agency location a little early. Arriving late may result in the cancellation of your appointment. Once again, depending on the time of year, you may find yourself waiting in long, crowded lines to get your passport. After submitting your request, you will be asked to return at a later time to get your passport. This could be the same day or at a later date depending on your departure date and the volume of applications at the agency.

El Paso Passport Expediting Services

Can't get an appointment before your departure date? Don't have time to visit the regional agency? Then an El Paso passport expediter may be the best solution for obtaining your passport quickly. Expediters can have your application processed and your passport returned to you as fast as the same day in some cases.

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