In light of Collin County's passport offices' recent closures, another option for residents in need of passports will become available this week.

During a Collin County Passport event April 24-25, residents may apply for a passport at the Plano Northwest Post Office, located at 3905 Hedgcoxe Road, Plano. To submit an application, residents must visit the post office by appointment only either day from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, email your name, phone number, email address, number of people in your party and your estimated arrival time to [email protected] You may submit a time frame of 9-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

While both of Collin County’s passport offices, located in Plano and McKinney, have not been able to accept passport applications since a suspension in late December, there are various facilities in the area for residents to apply for passports year-round, including:

Allen Post Office, 304 W. Boyd Drive, Allen
Blueridge Post Office, 301 US 78, Blue Ridge
Frisco Post Office, 8700 Stonebrook Parkway, Frisco
Frisco Public Library, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco
Garland Main Post Office, 1000 W. Walnut St., Garland
McKinney Post Office, 550 N. Central Expressway, McKinney
Plano Coit Post Office, 3400 Coit Road, Plano
Plano Main Post Office, 1200 Jupiter Road, Plano
Richardson Main Post Office, 433 Belle Grove Drive, Richardson