New Orleans Passport Agency Closed March 4, 2014March 4, 2014
The New Orleans Passport Agency is closed March 4, 2014. Any applicant with an appointment at this agency that has not already been rescheduled should contact the National Passport Information Center to reschedule at 1-877-487-2778.READ MORE
Due to inclement weather conditions the , Dallas Passport Agency, Washington Passport Agency, Special Issuance Agency, and Arkansas Passport Center will be closed on Monday, March 3. Any applicant with an appointment at these agencies that has not already been rescheduled should contact the National Passport Information Center to reschedule at 1-877-487-2778.
The Houston Passport Agency in the Leland Federal Building in downtown Houston officially reopens to the public on Monday, February 10, 2014. The agency has been closed to the general public since September 23, 2013 due to renovations to the Leland Federal Building. The Houston Passport Agency offers expedited passport service to applicants traveling within 14 days by appointment only. Appointments are available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m-2:30 p.m. excluding federal holidays. For non-emergency passport applications, please locate the passport acceptance facility nearest you in the "Where to Apply" section of our website or by calling the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 1-877-487-2778 or TDD/TTY at 1-888-874-7793.
The U.S. Department of State’s Passport Services Directorate, via our contractor, The Logistics Management Institute (LMI) and their subcontractor, STR, is currently conducting the Passport Demand Forecasting Study, which is a voluntary nationwide study being carried out to estimate the overall demand for passport products.
Effective immediately, all K visa applicants are required to complete the DS-160 Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application.
The registration period for the U.S. Diversity Visa (DV-2015) Program begins Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 12:00 noon (EDT) (GMT-4), and concludes on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 12:00 noon (EDT) (GMT-4).
Starting September 1, 2013, all immigrant visa applicants will apply online using Form DS-260 (Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration).
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