Western Passport Center

TThe Western Passport Center in Tucson, AZ offers expedited passport services to US citizens with imminent international travel or life-or-death emergencies abroad. Appointments are required in order to visit the Western Passport Center to submit a passport application.

The Western Passport Center is a Regional Passport Office serving the southwest. It is approximately a 2 hour drive from Phoenix, AZ, 6 ½ hours from either Las Vegas, NV or Albuquerque, NM, and a 7 hour drive from Santa Fe, NM.

Location, Public Transportation, and Parking

Physical Address

7373 East Rosewood Street
Tucson, AZ 85710

Public Transportation:

The Western Passport Center is accessible by bus. Take the #4 bus to N. Kolb Road and 3rd Street; the agency is a 7 minute walk from this stop down Rosewood Street.


Public parking is available in two lots, one on the right-hand side of the building and another across the street.

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Making an Appointment at This Agency

Call 877-487-2778 to make an appointment to visit the Western Passport Center. You will need to have proof of an international departure within 2 weeks (or 4 weeks if you also need to get a travel visa) in order to be granted an appointment at this agency.

Appointments are available during the following office hours:


On the Day of Your Appointment

  • Arrive early to allow time for the security screening.
  • Bring your:

    • Appointment Confirmation Number
    • Valid identification
    • Completed passport application form and supporting documents, including your proof of travel.
    • Means of payment – checkbook, major credit card, or cash or money order for the exact amount of your government fee
  • Check in at the Information Desk, receive a number, and then have a seat and wait for your number to be called.

Processing Times at This Location

  • Travelers with departures within 8 business days or life-or-death emergencies: the passport agent will advise when your completed passport will be ready for pickup at the agency.
  • All other travelers: completed passports will be sent in approximately 8 business days.


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