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Passport Guide for New Orleans

Residents of New Orleans in Jefferson County, Louisiana have a choice of 4 passport locations to visit in order to get their passport application sealed. The passport agents in New Orleans can provide you with passport forms or witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you don't need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent). Besides the 4 passport offices here in New Orleans, there are (85) other passport offices in Louisiana from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit any of the passport acceptance agents listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to New Orleans, Louisiana and Expedited Passport service options for New Orleans.


How to Get a Passport in New Orleans, Louisiana

Getting a passport in New Orleans is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in New Orleans or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in New Orleans will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to New Orleans, there is one less than 100 miles from New Orleans.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in New Orleans

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in New Orleans or any other city in Louisiana or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to New Orleans are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expediter.


Passport Offices in New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Main Post Office
701 Loyola Ave
New Orleans LA, 70113

Carrollton Station Post Office
3400 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans LA, 70118

Station A Post Office New Orleans, LA
3901 MacArthur Blvd
New Orleans LA, 70114

Jeffereson Parish Clerk of Court
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd
New Orleans LA, 70123

Looking for a passport office in New Orleans? There are hundreds of such offices in Louisiana. These local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These ofices don't issue passports but witness your signature and officially seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

There are 4 passport offices in New Orleans.

New Orleans Main Post Office
701 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113
Carrollton Station Post Office
3400 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
Station A Post Office New Orleans, LA
3901 MacArthur Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70114
Jeffereson Parish Clerk of Court
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70123

Additional passport offices that are located near New Orleans Louisiana:
Metairie Main Office - Metairie - 4.1 Miles
Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court - Gretna - 7.4 Miles
Gretna Post Office - Gretna - 8.8 Miles
Destrehan Post Office - Destrehan - 9 Miles
Boutte Post Office - Boutte - 9.8 Miles
St John The Baptist Clerk of Court - LaPlace - 16 Miles
Raceland Post Office - Raceland - 24.6 Miles
Lockport Post Office - Lockport - 25.7 Miles
Clerk of Court Lafourche Parish - Lockport - 25.7 Miles
Gramercy Post Office - Gramercy - 25.8 Miles

Passport Service for Cities Near New Orleans

Residents of the following close by cities looking to get a passport should consider using these passport office(s) located in New Orleans for document sealing.

Avondale Louisiana, Jefferson Louisiana, Kenner Louisiana, Metairie Louisiana, Saint Rose Louisiana, Marrero Louisiana, Harvey Louisiana, Destrehan Louisiana, Belle Chasse Louisiana, Braithwaite Louisiana, Laplace Louisiana, Naomi Louisiana, Mandeville Louisiana, Bellevue Louisiana, Slidell Louisiana, Ponchatoula Louisiana, Saint James Louisiana, Springfield Louisiana, Hammond Louisiana, Albany Louisiana

Regional Passport Offices Close to New Orleans

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

New Orleans Passport Agency - 7.2 Miles
Houston Passport Agency - 269.1 Miles
Arkansas Passport Center - 308.4 Miles
Atlanta Passport Agency - 374 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 378.1 Miles


Passport Expediting in New Orleans, Louisiana

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in New Orleans. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

Read more about 3rd Party Passport Expediting



Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in New Orleans, Louisiana

What is the application process of getting a passport in New Orleans?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in New Orleans, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the New Orleans Passport Agency, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there are 4 passport offices in New Orleans.

The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to any of the passport offices in New Orleans to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in New Orleans?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in New Orleans, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for New Orleans residents, there is a regional passport facility only 7.2 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the New Orleans Passport Agency and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

How much does a passport cost in New Orleans?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $110 ($145 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $80 ($115 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in New Orleans?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near New Orleans.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite. CVS #5340 - River Ridge - (0.7 mi)
Photo Center
9643-b Jefferson Highway
River Ridge LA 70123
(504) 737-6242
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #13658 - River Ridge - (0.8 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Garden & Jefferson Hwy
9705 Jefferson Hwy
River Ridge LA 70123
(504) 737-2111
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #17199 - Harahan - (1 mi)
Northeast Corner Jefferson Highway & Shannon Ln E
8225 Jefferson Highway
Harahan LA 70123
(504) 734-2424
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Harahan Supercenter - (1.3 mi)
Photo Center
5110 Jefferson Hwy
Harahan LA 70123
504-818-1539
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #10220 - Metairie - (1.5 mi)
Photo Center
101 David Drive
Metairie LA 70003
(504) 729-6979
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15109 - Jefferson - (1.7 mi)
Northeast Corner Of Central Ave & Jefferson Hwy
4327 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson LA 70121
(504) 731-1431
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #15571 - Metairie - (1.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Clearview & Airline
4501 Airline Dr
Metairie LA 70001
(504) 885-4867
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #6672 - Metairie - (1.9 mi)
Southeast Corner Of David & West Metairie
909 David Dr
Metairie LA 70003
(504) 818-1170
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #5441 - Metairie - (2 mi)
Photo Center
4301 Airline Dr
Metairie LA 70001
(504) 832-1765
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #5543 - Avondale - (2.6 mi)
Photo Center
2850 Highway 90
Avondale LA 70094
(504) 436-7555
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99