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I was well acquainted with the gag that if you look like your passport picture you need a vacation. But I was unprepared for the preponderance of thug-like pictures I found in the course of processing them. ~ Frances G. Knight, Director US Passport Division

US passport application forms can be obtained at major post offices, courthouses or federal passport offices in larger metropolitan areas. You can also download an application from the State Department at http:// Apply two or three months before your trip. The site above also offers tons of information, including a very useful Consular Information Sheet that contains special safety or health alerts. Canadians can apply at the Central Passport Office in Ottawa, 800/567-6868. For Brits itís the London Passport Office, 0171- 271-3000.

US Passport Agencies If you didnít leave it until the last minute, apply for an American passport through your local Clerk of Court or post office. Federal Passport Agencies tend to have long lines during the busiest months.

Thomas P. OíNeill Federal Building 10 Causeway Street, Suite 247 Boston, MA 02222-1094 Open 9 am-4 pm Region: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, upstate New York and Vermont

Kluczynski Federal Building 230 S. Dearborn Street, Suite 380 Chicago, IL 60604-1564 Open 9 am-4 pm Region: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin

First Hawaiian Tower 1132 Bishop Street, Suite 500 Honolulu, HI 96813-2809 Open 9 am-4 pm . (808) 522-8283 Region: American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii and Northern Mariana Islands

Mickey Leland Federal Building 1919 Smith Street, Suite 1100 Houston, TX 77002-8049 Open 8 am-3 pm Region: Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas

Federal Building 11000 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 13100 Los Angeles, CA 90024-3615 Open 8 am-3 pm Region: California (all counties south of and including San Luis Obispo, Kern and San Bernardino) and Nevada (Clark County only) 30 . Travel Essentials

Claude Pepper Federal Office Building 51 SW First Avenue, 3rd Floor Miami, FL 33120-1680 Open 9 am-4 pm Region: Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, South Carolina and US Virgin Islands

31 Rochester Avenue Portsmouth, NH 03801-2900 Open 9 am-4 pm Handles applications for passports by mail (Form DSP-82).

Postal Services Building 701 Loyola Avenue, Suite T-12005 New Orleans, LA 70113-1931 Open 9 am-4 pm Region: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, North Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia (except DC suburbs)

Rockefeller Center 630 Fifth Avenue, Suite 270 New York, NY 10111-0031 Open 7:30 am-3 pm . (212) 399-5290 Region: New York City and Long Island Note: New York Passport Agency accepts only emergency applications from those leaving within two weeks.

US Custom House 200 Chestnut Street, Room 103 Philadelphia, PA 19106-2970 Open 9 am-4 pm Region: Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia

95 Hawthorne Street, 5th Floor San Francisco, CA 94105-3901 Open 9 am-4 pm Region: Arizona, California (all counties north of and including Monterey, Kings, Oulare and Inyo), Nevada (except Clark Co.) and Utah Entry Requirements . 31 Introduction

Henry Jackson Federal Building 915 Second Avenue, Suite 992 Seattle, WA 98174-1091 Open 8 am-3 pm Region: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming

One Landmark Square Broad and Atlantic Streets Stamford, CT 06901-2667 Open 9 am-4 pm Region: Connecticut and Westchester County (New York)

1111 19th Street, N.W., Room 300 Washington, DC 20522-1705 Open 8 am-3 pm Region: Maryland, northern Virginia (including Alexandria, and Arlington and Fairfax counties) and the District of Columbia

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