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HOUSTON MUNICIPAL COURTS TO BEGIN ACCEPTING PASSPORT APPLICATIONS FEBRUARY 1, 2021
January 29, 2021 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department (MCD) – is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, it will accept passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. U.S. citizens planning international travel may submit their application for a U.S. passport at a Municipal Courts Acceptance Facility. Applications are accepted by appointment only, Monday through Friday, from the hours of 5 to 10 p.m.
Municipal Court Acceptance Facility Locations:
- Central Houston
- 1400 Lubbock; Houston, TX 77002
- West Houston
- 3203 South Dairy Ashford; Houston, TX 77082
Please visit the Municipal Courts’ website to download the passport application checklist and schedule an appointment online at https://www.houstontx.gov/courts/passports.html. There you will have the option to choose a location to visit.
“This is another initiative that brings an additional service to our great citizens. I am proud of this program because improving our community services, no matter how big or small, is what we strive to do at MCD to show you we care.”
-The Honorable Judge J. Elaine Marshall
For application forms, information on documentation required, fees, and a wealth of other passport and international travel information, visit the only official website for passport information - travel.state.gov.