Applying For a Passport at the Vermont Passport Agency
Getting a passport at the post office will take about 4 to 8 weeks with routine processing and 2 to 3 weeks with expedited processing. If you need a passport sooner than two weeks, you can go to the Vermont Passport Agency. The services offered by the Vermont Passport Agency is same day, emergency, express, and rush. With any of these choices, you will get a new passport sooner than two weeks.
The Vermont Passport Agency office is in a Federal Building; therefore, you need an appointment to submit your documents. To get one, call the National Passport Information Center hotline. There will be an operator available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. On the day of your interview, you will go through a metal detector. Do not bring with you any hazardous material or prohibited weapons. If you do, will get arrested and lose your appointment.
Vermont Passport Agency Location
Here is the address and operating hours for the agency:
50 South Main Street, St. Albans, VT 05478
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Only by Appointment
Closed on Holidays
What to Bring At Your Appointment
The Vermont Passport Agency will only issue a passport if all the documents are provided at the interview. All applicants must be present at the meeting regardless of age. Here is a list to submit:
- Passport form (DS-11, DS-64, or DS-82)
- Passport Supporting Documents
- Expired passport
- Proof of travel
- Company letter (only for a business trip)
- Emergency proof (just for the emergency trip)
- Pay cost (passport, execution, and agency fees)
Please take into consideration you are going to a Federal Building where there are strict policies and rules to follow. Be on time for your appointment to avoid not getting your passport. If you miss your interview, you must reschedule your meeting at a later date, and this can affect your travel time.