The Washington Information Directory is the essential one-stop source for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. Organized topically, this thoroughly researched guide provides capsule descriptions and contact information that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization. The Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes. It focuses on the Washington metropolitan area - an organization must have an office in Washington to be listed. It also includes dozens of resource boxes on particular topics, organization charts for all federal agencies, and information about the FOIA and privacy legislation. With more than 10,000 listings and coverage of evolving presidential administration, the 2018 - 2019 Edition features contact information for the following: Congress and federal agencies Nongovernmental organizations Policy groups and political action committees Foundations and institutions Governors and other state officials U.S. ambassadors and foreign diplomats Congressional caucuses

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Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) (State Dept.), Passport Services,600 19 St. N.W., #6826, 20006; (202) 647-9584. Brenda Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary. National Passport Information Center, (877) 487-2778.


National Passport Information Center,

Creates passports and provides information and resources to citizens about how to obtain, replace, and change a U.S. passport.

Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) (State Dept.), Special Issuance Agency,600 19th St. N.W., #3.200, 20006; (202) 485-8244. Jennifer Walsh, Director. National Passport Information Center, (877) 487-2778.


Administers passport laws and issues passports. (Most branches of the U.S. Postal Service and most U.S. district and state courts are authorized to accept applications and payment for passports and to administer the required oath to U.S. citizens. Completed applications are sent from the post office ...

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