Schedule an Appointment at the New Orleans Passport Agency only if:
Make an appointment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using our automated appointment system at 1-877-487-2778 .
This agency only issues the U.S. passport book on-site.
Appointments Available From
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Excluding Federal Holidays
One Canal Place
365 Canal Street, Suite 1300
New Orleans, LA 70130-6508
When You Arrive for Your Appointment
The New Orleans Passport Agency is located in the heart of downtown New Orleans at One Canal Place, 365 Canal St., Suite 1300. One Canal Place is an office tower/shopping center/ hotel complex, and is located between the historic U.S. Customhouse and the Aquarium of the Americas at the intersection of Canal and North Peters Streets.
From New Orleans International Airport:
Head toward the downtown area on I-10 eastbound and follow signs on the Interstate marked "New Orleans Business District". With the Superdome visible in the distance, the traveler will approach a two-lane off-ramp marked "I-10 East Slidell". Take the off-ramp, and very shortly you will exit to your left at Exit 234B, "Poydras St. Superdome". Proceed down Poydras St. approximately 1 mile, and then take a left onto South Peters St. Continue down South Peters approximately 2 blocks to the intersection with Canal St. The One Canal Place office tower will be just ahead to your right at the corner of Canal and North Peters Streets.
From I-10 westbound:
Exit to the right at Exit 235B, "Canal St. Superdome". Canal Street is approximately 1 block straight ahead from the downside of the off-ramp. Take a right onto Canal Street, and proceed approximately 1 mile. The One Canal Place office tower will then be visible to your left.
From the West Bank of the Mississippi River:
Take the Crescent City Connection (Mississippi River Bridge) and then exit at Camp Street. Turn right onto Andrew Higgins Drive and proceed approximately 4 blocks to South Peters St. Take a left onto South Peters and continue several blocks until you reach the Canal St. intersection. The One Canal Place office tower will be just ahead to your right at the corner of Canal and North Peters Streets.
Paid parking is available in the One Canal Place parking garage as well as in several lots nearby. Parking rates vary by location.
Title 18, United States Code, Section 930
Weapons Prohibited at All Passport Agencies – Federal law prohibits the knowing possession or the causing to be present of firearms or other dangerous weapons in Federal facilities and Federal court facilities by all persons not specifically authorized by Title 18 U.S.C., Section 930(c). Violators shall be subject to fine and/or imprisonment for periods of up to five (5) years.