Passport Services

Passport Processing Hours

We are open to process passport applications during the following hours: Monday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Friday CLOSED. The last application will be accepted at 3:45 p.m. to meet US Post Office schedules for mailing.

First Time Applicants

All applicants must be present at the time of application. Applicants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by both parents. Form DS-11 can be downloaded at U.S. Department of State Passport Page. This form is also available for pick up at the City of Arlington Finance Department.

Required Items:

Required Fees

  • Application Fee – Paid separately by check or money order ONLY.
    Made Payable to the U.S. Department of State.
  • Execution Fee – Paid separately by cash, check or credit card.
    Made Payable to the City of Arlington

  See our CURRENT FEES page for further information.

Renewals NOT Accepted

Passport renewals (Form DS-82) cannot be processed at an acceptance facility. All renewals are required to be mailed in. You can print your renewal application at U.S. Department of State Passport Page. This form is also available for pick up at the City of Arlington Finance Department.

Current Processing Times

  • 6 – 8 weeks for routine processing
  • 2 – 3 weeks for expedited processing

To check on the status of a submitted application, visit the U.S. Department of State Passport Page or call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778 (TDD users: 1-888-874-7793). This is a toll free service.

Additional Information

Visit the U.S. Department of State Travel website, the official website of the U.S. Department of State, for up to date passport information, passport forms and estimated passport processing times.

Visit the TSA website, the official website of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, for up to date travel security information, border regulations and tips.

Please Note

This information is provided as a courtesy only, and is not intended to describe all the passport rules and procedures set by the federal government. Please visit the U.S. Department of State Passport Page or call 1-877-487-2778 for additional information.