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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Representing the District of Columbia

Places in Washington DC

Tour D.C.

Thank you for your interest in touring Washington, D.C.!  All tickets are provided to D.C. residents on a first come, first served basis.  We advise residents to submit tour request as soon as possible, particularly for dates during peak tourism season such as April, May, and December.  Requests for a U.S. Capitol and/or Bureau of Engraving and Printing tour may be submitted up to 3 months in advance, and no later than 3 weeks before the requested date.  You may submit multiple dates. However, we can and will only submit up to three dates based on the availability of the tours.

If you are a D.C. resident having guest visiting we will process the request for you and your guest.  If you are a foreign citizen visiting D.C., please write in the local address where you will be staying.  If you have any questions, please contact the Tour Coordinating Team via email at

For information on sightseeing and attractions, please visit the Congresswoman’s resources in Washington, D.C. Tourism Information page.

White House Tours:

Request for White House tours should be submitted 3 to 4 months before the requested date and no less than 21 days in advance.  Self-guided tours are available from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (excluding Federal holidays or unless otherwise noted). You may submit multiple dates. However, we can and will only submit up to three dates based on the White House’s availability. All tours are scheduled on a first-come, first served basis at the discretion of the White House Visitor Office.  You may request a tour for up to 100 guests to tour the White House.  All guests who plan to visit the White House must provide the following information to U.S. Secret Service:  Full Name, Date of Birth, Social Security Number (U.S. citizens 18 and older only), country of birth, gender, and city and state of residence.  Guests are responsible for submitting this information online via the secure RSVP form generated by the White House.  All security information must be submitted before the RSVP deadline (you will receive RSVP by email and you will have 7 days to complete the RSVP).  If you request a tour for 5 people and only 4 guests submit the security information by the deadline, the tour will auto-adjust to reservations for 4 people, and we will not be able to make any changes. Upon approval from the White House, participants will receive a notification approximately two weeks in advance providing a timeline and date for a tour.

Further information regarding White House Tours may be found on the White House website.

Note:  Due to the nature of the White House schedule, tours cannot be scheduled more than two weeks (14 days) in advance of the requested date and are subject to cancellation at any time.  You will receive notification approximately two weeks in advance of the requested date!

You must select at least one tour option or your application will not be processed.

Requested Tours

Please select the tours you are interested in: (Check all that apply) (Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder to participate) (Most difficult to obtain)

**White House tour requests require additional personal information such as: name, birth date, place of birth, and social security number. Please be prepared to provide this information for members of your tour party when we respond to your initial request.

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(You must be available 7AM-6PM on any date you put in this box. Also, please include any and all dates you are available)
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This is to help the constituents that are hard of hearing or use a video phone alert us to that fact so we can use the proper technology when we need to call them. The default option “Voice” is a normal audible telephone.

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