Press Release

Special Passport Acceptance Fairs – Atlanta Passport Agency U.S. Department of State

Atlanta Passport Agency  U.S. Department of State

Summer Hours for U.S. Passports: July 20 and 21

For Immediate Release

July 16, 2018


The Atlanta Passport Agency will offer special summer hours at its downtown location this Friday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with no need to make an appointment.  The agency will accept applications for first-time and renewal passports for both children and adults.  The Atlanta Passport Agency is operated directly by the U.S. Department of State and typically requires appointments and proof of immediate travel. 

In 2017, the Department issued a record 21 million passports.  The special hours on Friday and Saturday allow summer travelers a convenient option for taking care of passport needs during the busy summer season. 

Applicants will receive their passports via mail according to routine service (3- 4 weeks) or expedited service (2 weeks).  Expedited service is an additional $60. 

For more information about U.S. passports, visit or call the National Passport Information Center toll-free at 1-877-487-2778.


Event:                  Special Summer Passport Hours


Date:                   Friday and Saturday, July 20-21


Time:                   8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Where:               Atlanta Passport Agency

                              230 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1000

                              Atlanta, Georgia 30303


Arriving:             Located above Peachtree Center MARTA station.  Entrance between Hotel Indigo and BB&T Bank.