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Special Passport Issuance Agency

Front covers of diplomatic, official and no-fee passports.The Special Passport Issuance Agency serves those who need to obtain diplomatic, official and no-fee passports.

No-Fee regular tourist passports are issued for organizations such as the Peace Corps, U.S.O. and the Red Cross. No-Fee military dependent passports are issued to dependents of the military traveling abroad on official duties.

Special Issuance Agency
600 19th Street, NW
South Entrance
Washington, DC 20006

Public Hours of Operation

By Referral Only

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
(except Federal holidays)

Public Telephone Number

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Civilian DoD employees

For Passport and VISA inquiries for all military branches and civilian DoD employees, except Marines in the U.S.

Marine Corps in the U.S ONLY

Federal Agency Employees (except DoD)


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How to Get to the Special Issuance Agency


Please call for directions.


From Amtrak Union Station - taxis available.


From National Airport - taxis available. Travel time depending on traffic is 20-30 minutes. From Dulles Airport - taxis available. Travel time is 1 to 1.5 hours depending on traffic and time of day.


Blue or Orange Lines to Farragut West, or, the Red Line to Farragut North.

Note: To maximize customer comfort and comply with fire and safety regulations, Passport Agency public waiting areas are limited to applicants, required witnesses, and those accompanying minors, disabled applicants, or serving as interpreters.


Public parking is available at the garage on the right-hand side of the building located at1111 19th Street NW, at the parking garage across the street, and along 19th Street between K Street and M Street. Parking Rates subject to change without notice.

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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