How-To Guide to The Connecticut Passport Agency


The Connecticut 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 Connecticut 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 or death emergency and require a passport for travel within 72 hours should contact the Passport Services Office directly.

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

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

Connecticut Passport Agency Location

850 Canal Street
Stamford, CT 06902

Hours Of Operation

By Appointment Only
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday

10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Closed on Federal Holidays


By car: Parking is available throughout downtown Stamford.

From May 8 to July 30, 2017, the parking lot at the rear of 850 Canal Street will be under construction and parking will be extremely limited. If possible, people visiting the Connecticut Passport Agency should use Mass Transit.

The customer entrance to the Connecticut Passport Agency will be restricted to the front entrance facing Canal Street. The rear parking lot entrance will be closed during construction.

By Metro: Applicants should take the Metro-North New Haven line to Stamford station. 


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

  • New passport applications
  • Child passport applications
  • Passport renewal
  • Replacement of lost passports
  • Replacement of damaged passports

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.