Passport Appointment and Requirements

The latest information and updates from the U.S. Department of State Passport Services can be found by visiting 

  • Passport applications are done by appointment only.  If you are traveling within 2 weeks,  please contact the San Francisco Passport Agency.
  • Passport hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Please read through the Passport requirements below prior to scheduling an appointment.


    Estimated time to process your Passport.

    ​Routine Service

    ​6 - 8 weeks processing time.

    ​Expedite Service

    2 - 3 weeks processing time. Expedite fee required. Please contact San Francisco Passport Agency if you need passports sooner.


    Effective July 1, 2024, the Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder's Office will no longer accept passport applications. Santa Clara County Library District will now accept passport applications to expand access for Santa Clara County residents.

    For passport information at the Santa Clara County Library District, please click on the following link:


    Schedule Online (click here).
    (One person per appointment slot ONLY).


    For assistance, please call (408) 299-5688.




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