How-To Guide to The Boston Passport Agency


The Boston Passport Agency offers an expedited processing service for American citizens who are traveling abroad within two to three weeks, or who are traveling abroad within four weeks and need to submit their passport for an entry visa.

The Boston Passport Agency will only process applications from people with immediate travel plans. People who are not traveling within two to four weeks should apply by mail, or at a Passport Office or Acceptance Facility. People who have a life and death emergency and require a passport for travel within 72 hours should contact the Passport Services Office directly.

The Boston Passport Agency is non-jurisdictional and accepts applications from all American citizens regardless of where they reside.

The Boston Passport Agency does not accept walk-in applicants. People who want to apply at the Boston Passport Agency are required to schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Passport Appointment System, or by calling the National Passport Information Center.


Tip O’Neill Federal Building
10 Causeway Street, Suite 247
Boston, MA 02222-1094

Hours Of Operation

By Appointment Only
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday

Closed on Federal Holidays


By car: There are two parking garages on Lomasney Way within walking distance of the Boston Passport Agency. Parking nearby costs about $20 per day.

By train: Applicants should take the Green or Orange subway line, or the Purple Amtrak commuter line to North Station.


The Boston Passport Agency offers all regular passport services, including:

  • New passport applications DS-11
  • Child passport applications
  • Passport renewal DS-82
  • Replacement of lost passports DS-64
  • Replacement of damaged passports DS-64

What To Bring

  • Appointment confirmation number
  • Proof of travel within two to three weeks, or proof of travel within four weeks and proof of entry visa requirements
  • Completed forms and supporting documents
  • Payment for the expedited application fee. Payment can be made by major credit card, debit card, check, bank draft, cash or money order.

Processing Times

Applicants should arrive no more than 15 minutes before the scheduled appointment time. Applicants arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled appointment time will be required to make another appointment.

Passport processing time depends on the nature of your travel plans and the current volume of submissions. Some applicants may receive their new passport on the same day, but the majority of applicants will have to wait two or three days.