Information about San Francisco Passport Agency

US Passport Office Locations

San Francisco Passport Agency

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Address: 450 Golden Gate Ave., 3rd Floor, Suite #3-2501, San Francisco, CA 94102

Mailing Address: U.S. Department of State, San Francisco Passport Agency, CA/PPT/SF, 44132 Mercure Cir., PO Box 1143, Sterling, VA 20166-1143

Office Timings:

Mondays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesdays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesdays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursdays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fridays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

All Federal Holidays are excluded

How to make an Appointment

An appointment is required to apply at a Passport Agency. To schedule an appointment using Automated appointment system from National Passport Information Center, please call 1-877-487-2778 anytime. TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793
You need to bring Appointment confirmation number to the office

Required Documents for an Appointment:

If you are a US citizen or resident, the requirements for a US passport are very simple. Keep the Proof of international travel, Completed forms, All required supporting documents (including one photo and a front and back photocopy of identification), A major Credit Card, Debit/Check card (not ATM cards), Check, Bank Draft, Cash (Exact Change), or Money Order to cover the application and expedited fees.


  • To apply for a New passport, you will need to have documents such as proof citizenship, application forms and recent passport photo.
    Weapons are not allowed inside the premises.
  • Try to arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled time.
  • If you need a passport quickly but are not able to travel to Passport Agency/Office, you can apply through a registered passport expediting service.
  • If you are traveling internationally within 2 weeks or need a foreign visa within 4 weeks, you are eligible to schedule an appointment at this agency with proof of international travel.
  • For all other applicants, it will be processed within 8 business days.
  • During your appointment, the agency will advise how the passport will be sent to you.
  • Applying for a U.S. passport while outside the United States is a different process from applying for a US passport while inside the United States. But, If you reside in Canada, you may renew your passport by mail if you meet all eligibility requirements.

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