Passports

Notice:

City Passport Office – Temporary Closure

The City of San Marcos will be closing their passport services on July 8, 2021. A re-opening date has yet to be scheduled, but additional information will be provided when services resume.

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

We apologize for the inconvenience.
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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.