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

Germantown Passport - Applying for a Passport in Germantown, Md.

The address of the Germantown passport office is listed in the table below along with a few other facilities located within 10 miles. There are numerous Maryland passport offices where Maryland residents can submit application form DS-11 in order to obtain a U.S. passport. Many are located in local passport offices like the one in Germantown.

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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 7 and 10 weeks. This timeframe does not include delivery time. Mailing times vary across the country.

Expedited service takes from 4 to 6 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 two types of appointments: Life-of-Death Emergency Service and Urgent Travel Service.

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 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 A.M. to 8 P.M. ET, call 1-877-487-2778 (TDD/TTY:1-888-874-7793) Outside of these hours, call 202-647-4000.

For Urgent Travel Service, you need to call 14 days before your scheduled international travel or 28 days if you also need to secure a foreign visa.

If you need to travel urgently for reasons other than a life-or-death emergency, please call the NPIC at 1-877-487-2778 Mondays through Fridays 8 A.M. to 10 P.M. ET.

FacilityAddressCityStateZIPPhone
USPS GERMANTOWN POST OFFICE12774 WISTERIA DRIVEGERMANTOWNMD208743014280039
USPS DIAMOND FARMS POST OFFICE23 FIRSTFIELD ROADGAITHERSBURGMD208783012083735
USPS MONTGOMERY VILLAGE POST OFFICE10079 STEDWICK ROADGAITHERSBURGMD208793012083718
USPS ROCKVILLE MAIN OFFICE500 N WASHINGTON STROCKVILLEMD208503017625802
USPS WASHINGTON GROVE POST OFFICE111 WASHINGTON GROVE LANEWASHINGTON GROVEMD208803019485009
USPS POTOMAC POST OFFICE10221 RIVER ROADPOTOMACMD208543019834671
GREAT FALLS POST OFFICE10001 GEORGETOWN PIKEGREAT FALLSVA220667037560316
POTOMAC FALLS POST OFFICE46164 WEST LAKE DRIVESTERLINGVA201657034332725
USPS CLARKSBURG POST OFFICE22505 GATEWAY CENTER DRIVECLARKSBURGMD208713015400856
USPS TWINBROOK STATION2001 VEIRS MILL ROADROCKVILLEMD208513018382934

For emergency travel needs (departure in 14 days or 28 days if the passport needs to be submitted for a foreign visa application), applicants can schedule an appointment at the DC Passport Agency or apply through a private passport expediting service.

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