Western Passport Passport agency offers both standard and emergency services. You are offered any of these services depending on the event and the urgency. However, the normal processing time takes about 4 to 6 weeks but expedited processing takes between 2-3weeks. And will be able to pick up your passport at the Western Passport regional passport agency. If your departure is farther out, your completed passport will be sent to you within 8 business days.
To apply for your own passport, you need to visit a passport agency or center in your state or county. That way, it is faster to get yours, however, you will need to book an appointment before you visit.
To apply, you have to get the application form either online or at the US passport office near you. There is also an online form filler so you can fill out your form and print it before you arrive for your appointment. You can also print a PDF of your form and complete your form by hand in blue or black ink before you arrive.
Both these options reduce the amount of time you spend waiting at the passport office on the day of your appointment. While there are forms available in the passport office, you are free to bring your own blue or black ink pen to protect the health of other customers and our employees.
Address and Location
Time and Days
Western Passport Center
7373 East Rosewood Street, Tucson, AZ 85710 U.S.
Department of State, Western Passport Center, CA/PPT/WPC, 44132 Mercure Cir., PO Box 1178, Sterling, VA 20166-1178,
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, and Friday
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
By Appointment Only
Closed Federal Holidays
Those living outside of the United States have slightly different procedures for applying for a passport or renewing their U.S. passport compared to those living within the United States.
However, due to the pandemic all international travels have are still suspended except for cases of life and death situations. So if you have urgent international travel plans, business plans, family visit, relocation, etc. it will have to wait until the international restrictions are eased