Passports

Notice:

City Passport Office – 

The City Clerk’s Office will resume the passport acceptance services starting on October 18, 2021.  

All Available timeslots will be by appointment only. (Solo por cita). Please click below to make your appointment. (Seleccione el enlance debajo para obtener su cita.

Passports Link (Enlace para Pasaportes)

Passport acceptance facility search page allows you to find the nearest location to apply for a passport. It is provided by the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs, please visit: https://iafdb.travel.state.gov/DefaultForm.aspx



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Current Passport Agency Operations

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/passport-covid-19.html

Passport Application Requirements

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html

How a Passport Can Help with Domestic Flights

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/News/passports/how-a-passport-can-help-you-fly-domestically.html

Important Information to Know Before Your Appointment:


Passport Processing Fees (effective January 2021)

please check the pricing chart below 

United States Passport Fees

Costos Del Pasaporte De Los Estados Unidos

**Acceptable Payment Options

Payments to the US Department of State acceptable by CHECKS, MONEY ORDERS or CASHIER's CHECKS ONLY. (no temporary check)

Payments to City of San Marcos acceptable by all payment methods (excluding American Express).

Passport Photos (we do not take photos on-site)

click here to check out some passport photo tips



Where to Check on the Status of Your Passport

National Passport Information Center (NPIC) 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays:

Additional Information

The new requirements for passports are mandated by the U.S. Departments of State and Homeland Security. The 9/11 Commission recommended the stricter documentation for travelers. Congress passed the rules into law in the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004.