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. || Citas para Signos Vitales y Pasaportes

Appointments for passports are available during the following times only:

  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed for lunch 11:45 am to 1:00 pm).

Citas para pasaportes disponible solo durante los siguientes horarios:

  • Lunes, miércoles y viernes, de 8:00 am a 4:30 pm (cerrado para el almuerzo de 11:45 am a 1:00 pm).

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)

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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.