By CBSLA Staff

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – People lined up outside a South Los Angeles post office Sunday for a passport fair, but only the first 1,500 walk-ins were accepted.

With the pandemic, it’s become much harder to get a new passport or have an existing one renewed due to a backlog. Some post offices, though, are now holding passport fairs for people who can’t get appointments otherwise.

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Organizers said getting all your documents printed and filled out will help speed up the process.

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Applicants can even have their passport photo taken at the event for $15, though they will also need to provide photo ID and proof of citizenship.

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Additional passport fairs are scheduled at the Pacific Palisades Post Office next week and at the Griffith Post Office in Glendale on August 29.