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Los Angeles Passport Agency Information

The Los Angeles Passport Agency offers expedited processing for customers who are traveling, or submitting their passports for travel visas, within 14-28 days. To apply at the Regional Agency, you must schedule an appointment by calling the automated service which is available 24 hours/day. Appointments can also be made through the new online appointment system.

If you are not traveling, or needing to submit your passport for foreign visas within 14-28 days, you must apply at a Passport Application Acceptance Facility.

If you can't make it to the Los Angeles Passport Agency, you can apply to rush your travel document through a registered expediter.

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Los Angeles Passport Agency
West L.A. Federal Building
11000 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90024-3602
(At the intersection of Wilshire Blvd. and
Veteran Ave., in West L.A.)

Appointments Available From

7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

All Federal Holidays are excluded

Proof of travel is required when applying at this agency. You must provide a hard copy of your itinerary or other proof of travel.

Automated Appointment Phone Number

(Available 24 hours/7 days)

Processing Times

Will call service is offered for life/death emergencies and immediate travel abroad (leaving within 8 business days). Pickup will be based on travel plans. For all other customers, passports will be issued within 8 business days of applying at the agency. You will be informed of how the passport will be sent during your appointment.

*This agency can issue both the U.S. passport book and U.S. passport card on-site.



From North, take 405 Freeway South. Exit at Wilshire Blvd. going East. Cross Sepulveda Blvd. Federal building is on right. Turn right at Veteran Ave. to enter public parking area behind building. Suite 1000 is on the first floor.

From South, take 405 freeway North. Exit at Wilshire Blvd. going East. Federal Building is on right. Turn right at Veteran Ave. to enter public parking area behind building. Suite 1000 is on the first floor

From East, take appropriate freeway to connect with 405 freeway. Exit at Wilshire Blvd., going East. Federal Building is in on right. Turn right at Veteran Ave. to enter public parking area behind building. Suite 1000 is on the first floor.

Public parking is free but is limited to 3 hours and is strictly enforced.

Bus/Metro Line:
Contact Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), 800-266-6883 for bus lines and Metro Line information.

Downtown Los Angeles Buildings

What to Do When You Arrive for Your Appointment at the Los Angeles Passport Agency

  • You will need your Social Security Number or your confirmation number.
  • 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.
  • Go to check-in/information. Your appointment will be verified.
  • 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.)
  • Please take a seat.
  • When your number is called and/or appears on the television monitor, go to the number of the window indicated.

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About the Author: For over 20 years, the U.S. Passport Service Guide team has helped hundreds of thousands of travelers with their travel document questions and shared advice about how to make traveling abroad simpler, safer, and more enjoyable.

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