New Orleans LA, 70130-6508
Note: You may only make an appointment for a passport at the New Orleans Passport Agency if you are traveling in the next 14 days or if you must first obtain a foreign travel visa for travel within the next 30 days.
Directions to New Orleans Passport Agency
The New Orleans Passport Agency is located in the heart of downtown New Orleans at One Canal Place, 365 Canal St., Suite 1300. One Canal Place is an office tower/shopping center/ hotel complex, and is located between the historic U.S. Customhouse and the Aquarium of the Americas at the intersection of Canal and North Peters Streets.
From New Orleans International Airport:
Head toward the downtown area on I-10 eastbound and follow signs on the Interstate marked "New Orleans Business District". With the Superdome visible in the distance, the traveler will approach a two-lane off-ramp marked "I-10 East Slidell". Take the off-ramp, and very shortly you will exit to your left at Exit 234B, "Poydras St. Superdome". Proceed down Poydras St. approximately 1 mile, and then take a left onto South Peters St. Continue down South Peters approximately 2 blocks to the intersection with Canal St. The One Canal Place office tower will be just ahead to your right at the corner of Canal and North Peters Streets.
From I-10 westbound:
Exit to the right at Exit 235B, "Canal St. Superdome". Canal Street is approximately 1 block straight ahead from the downside of the off-ramp. Take a right onto Canal Street, and proceed approximately 1 mile. The One Canal Place office tower will then be visible to your left.
From the West Bank of the Mississippi River:
Take the Crescent City Connection (Mississippi River Bridge) and then exit at Camp Street. Turn right onto Andrew Higgins Drive and proceed approximately 4 blocks to South Peters St. Take a left onto South Peters and continue several blocks until you reach the Canal St. intersection. The One Canal Place office tower will be just ahead to your right at the corner of Canal and North Peters Streets.
Acceptance Agents near the New Orleans Passport Agency
There are also acceptance agents in the following nearby cities: Metairie, Gretna, & Baton Rouge - Acceptance agents are for those not needing a passport within the next (2-3) weeks. You can simply submit your passport application through an acceptance agent. In the case of passport renewals you can mail in an application.