Let us make getting your passport easy! If you've never had a U.S. passport, are 16 or under, or aren't allowed to renew an existing passport by mail, you can apply for a new passport in person at one of our 5 locations.
You are eligible to schedule an appointment with us, if at least one of the below is true:
You are applying for your first U.S. passport
You are under the age of 16
Your previous U.S. passport was:
Issued when you were under age 16
Lost, stolen or damaged
Issued more than 15 years ago
If none of the above statements apply, you may be eligible to renew your passport by mail using Form DS-82.
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¡Obtener su pasaporte es más fácil que nunca!
All legal guardians must be present or submit a consent form. Valid ID is required for ages 16+.
Processing times may vary depending on time of year so apply as early as possible.
There are two basic fees for passport applications:
City of Houston Application Acceptance Fees: The fee is $35 plus $10 for a photo if needed. Payable by check, money order or credit card to "City of Houston". U.S. Department of State Processing Fees: Use the Fee Calculator to verify your State Department Passport Fees at travel.state.gov. Payable via check or money order to “U.S. Department of State”. *Application cost is non-refundable and is retained by HPL and the Department of State whether or not the passport is issued.
Schedule your appointment up to 2 weeks in advance and arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment. Choose the closest HPL location near you!
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