Passport Processing Services Reinstated
The City's Passport Office has reinstated the passport processing services. The current schedule is limited for November of 2023 with a tentative expectation to resume normal operations in December of 2023.
Appointments for Vital & Passports. ||
Current Passport Agency Operations
Passport Application Requirements
How a Passport Can Help with Domestic Flights
Important Information to Know Before Your Appointment:
Passport Processing Fees (effective January 2021)
please check the pricing chart below
**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)
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:
- Online Passport Status System
- Email NPIC
- Phone: 1-877-4USA-PPT (1-877-487-2778)
- TDD/TTY Users: 1-888-874-7793
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.