Passport Services

No Passport Application Processing
July 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27.

The City of Arlington will be closed to passport application processing on the following dates:

Thursday, July 12
Friday, July 13
Thursday, July 19
Friday, July 20
Thursday, July 26
Friday, July 27

If you have any questions about this change in our operations during this time, please contact our Finance Department at 360-403-3421.

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 for additional information.

Passport Processing Hours

We are open to process passport applications during the following hours: Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wednesday Closed, Thursday-Friday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 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.

Renewals

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.

Courtesy Information

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.