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PASSPORT FAQs

  1. How do I get my passport back?

    You must have an order from a judge. You must present this to the Clerk's Office. Upon verification, the passport will be returned to you.

    If you are convicted of a crime, your passport will be sent to the State Department one year from the date of conviction or on expiration of the passport, whichever occurs first. This retention period may be modified by order of a judge. See Miscellaneous Order No. 51.

  2. How do I get my passport renewed or apply for a passport?

    These matters are not handled by the federal district court. Please contact the appropriate office for your county.

    Abilene: U.S. Postal Service (915) 673-6485
    Amarillo: U.S. Postal Service (806) 379-2144
    Dallas: State Court Passport Division (214) 653-6774
    Fort Worth: U.S. Postal Service (817) 870-8103
    Lubbock: U.S. Postal Service (806) 763-6408
    San Angelo: U.S. Postal Service (915) 659-7776
    Wichita Falls: U.S. Postal Service (940) 766-4188