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WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today announced that his office will host a passport acceptance event with the New Orleans Passport Agency for constituents to obtain or renew their passports.

Date: April 11, 2024

Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Location: 7932 Wrenwood Blvd., Suites A and B, Baton Rouge, La.

In 2023, thousands of Americans experienced delays in passport processing due to backlogs at the Department of State.

“My staff is working with our local passport agency to help constituents apply for and renew their passports so that Louisianians can enjoy their summer travel plans without unexpected delays,” said Kennedy.

Although appointments are not required, applicants can contact Kathy Manuel at (337) 541-7990 or Christy Tate at (337) 541-7991 to schedule an appointment ahead of the event. 

Applicants must bring the following items with them:

  • Completed passport application
  • Passport photo
  • Government-issued I.D. or driver’s license
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship
  • Check or money order only