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U.S. Passports
Passport Acceptance Agents, Durham Town Hall, 30 Town House Road
Phone: 860-349-3625 or 860-349-1165
or Visit the U.S. Department of State's website at: www.travel.state.gov

Passport Book and Passport Card applications can be found online:
http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/forms.html

Passports are processed Monday – Friday, 9:00-3:00 or by appointment.
Passports pictures: $10.00
Application processing fee: $25.00
Use the application checklist(s) below to make sure you have all your items when applying:
Passport Application Checklist for new applicants - Town of Durham
Passport Checklist for renewals (for adults)

For updates on travel requirements and general information follow the links below:
Apply Now to Avoid Delays
Passport Fees and Requirements
Requirements for applicants under 16
Requirements for applicants age 16-17
Renewal Information
Check the status of a pending application

Only customers traveling within 14 days will be able to make an appointment in Stamford:
(If you are traveling internationally in less than 2 weeks or need to obtain a foreign visa within 4 weeks, you are eligible to schedule an appointment at this passport agency with proof of travel)
Connecticut Passport Agency
850 Canal Street, 1st Floor
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: 1-877-487-2778
Public hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am – 3:30 pm; Thursday 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Stay on the line until you receive the confirmation number for the appointment.  If applying for children's passport remain on the line for further instructions.  Proof of departure must be shown at the passport agency. 

National Passport Information Center (NPIC)
Toll free:1-877-487-2778 (TDD: 1-888-874-7793) or by email at NPIC@state.gov. Customer Service Representatives are available Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm Eastern Time, Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Eastern Time, Excluding Holidays
Automated passport information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you have a life or death travel emergency outside of normal business hours, please call 202-647-4000.

For information, questions and inquiries: Please visit the U.S. Department of State's website at :www.travel.state.gov .

About the Real ID Program (Future Federal Identification Purposes)
The CT DMV started a program called Real ID for customers renewing driver licenses and DMV-issued ID cards. It stems from national security measures and federal identification standards resulting from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S. It is also designed to offer  residents additional protection against identity theft. DMV will offer these customers renewing driver licenses and DMV-issued ID cards the option to have the same identity verification that existing federal and state standards give to new license and ID card applicants. It will also become an historical record at the DMV should you have a problem with identity theft. This identity verification is a one-time review of original identity documents.

PLEASE NOTE: There is no need to rush to DMV. This program is for people with expiring driver licenses or ID cards. Your current license or ID card will be honored at airports and federal buildings until its expiration, which could be months and years from now. Renewals are done only 60 days in advance of the expiration date. So, please wait for the renewal notice and know that your current license and ID will be accepted. Here is the link:State of CT DMV