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Clerk of Court Allendale SC
292 Old Allendale Hwy
Hours of Operation Shown in (EST)
Yes Passport Photos:
Yes, the Clerk of Court Allendale SC takes passport photographs onsite - Please review our guide to Passport Photos
, it has a lot of great information about the specifics of passport photos. We have also compiled a list of places to get passport photos in Barnwell
Barnwell Passport Office: Clerk of Court Allendale SC Location Overview
Clerk of Court Allendale SC is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Barnwell, SC you can go here for passport help. Clerk of Court Allendale SC is a Court facility that is able to witness your signature and seal your passport documents - standard processing is 4-8 weeks. This office DOES NOT issue passports, they will send your passport forms directly to a regional passport facility. There is 1 other passport acceptance agent offices located in Barnwell. Clerk of Court Allendale SC is located in Barnwell County, South Carolina.
About Clerk of Court Allendale SC
Clerk of Court Allendale SC is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Clerk of Court Allendale SC is sort of like a special notary for the Department of State / Passport Agency in which they can "Witness" your signature and officially "Seal" your application and documents. There is a separate $35 fee for this that is paid at the time of sealing.
Needs to visit an acceptance agent
New Passports Application (Child or Adult)
Lost / Damaged Passport Replacement
No Need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Name Change Application
Passport Processing Times at Clerk of Court Allendale SC
Standard Processing - Because of Covid-19, the current processing times are 10-12 weeks after submitting an application.
Expedited Processing - You can pay an extra $60 when sealing your documents at Clerk of Court Allendale SC to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.
Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at Clerk of Court Allendale SC): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to Barnwell. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.
Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Barnwell, SC
Atlanta Passport Agency - 155.7 Miles
Washington Passport Agency - 399.9 Miles
Miami Passport Agency - 449.3 Miles
Passport Services Offered at Clerk of Court Allendale SC
Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Clerk of Court Allendale SC will have pre-printed passport forms. You may also get passport forms from our website and print them on your own printer.
Passport Document Sealing / Passport Application Signature Witness - Clerk of Court Allendale SC is an official Acceptance Agent as appointed by the Department of State. Certain municipal and postal employees at this location are authorized to "Witness" your signature (kind of like a notary).
NOTE: not required for passport renewals
Acceptance Agent fee is $35 (see more about Acceptance Agent Fees)
4-6 week passport expediting / 10-12-week standard passport service - These are the standard processing times for passports, please see processing times for Clerk of Court Allendale SC.
Passport Photos - They can take and print your passport photos on site, typically $10-15.
Clerk of Court Allendale SC Service Area Radius
This passport office is located in -
Barnwell County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 29812, 29813, 29826, 29853, 29808, 29836, 29817, 29843, 29856, 29849, 29042, 29846, 29831, 29810, 30426, 29146, 29809, 29113, 09827
Frequently asked questions
How fast can I get a passport at Clerk of Court Allendale SC?
Clerk of Court Allendale SC does not issue passports, they are sent to a central processing facility, it will take at a minimum of 4 weeks if using expedited service and up to 12 weeks for standard processing.
I need a passport sooner than that, what are my options?
Does Clerk of Court Allendale SC charge for passports?
Clerk of Court Allendale SC is an acceptance agent, Clerk of Court Allendale SC does not issue passports – they do however charge the standard $35 acceptance agent fee to seal your documents, this is only required for new or replacement passport applications; renewals do not need to be sealed and thus no acceptance agent fee is required. Please see our detailed information on passport fees.
Can I get walk-in passport service at Clerk of Court Allendale SC?
If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Clerk of Court Allendale SC? Then no. They do not issue passports, you can get walk-in passport issuance at a regional passport facility only, not local acceptance agent facilities; passport are sent to a central processing location.
Does Clerk of Court Allendale SC do passport renewals?
If you have your expired or soon-to-be expired passport, it is in good condition and the validity period on your expired passport was for 10-years, then you do not even need to visit an acceptance agent. You can do your application online, print-it and send it in with new passport photos, the old passport, and the required passport fees. See our guide about passport renewals to renew your passport yourself.
Can Clerk of Court Allendale SC tell me about the status of my application?
No, they are acceptance agents and have nothing to do with the application once they witness your signature and seal your application. Once an application is in-process, Clerk of Court Allendale SC will not be able to assist any further.
Does Clerk of Court Allendale SC take passport photos?
Yes, you can get your passport photos taken there. Here are a list of additional locations in Barnwell that takes passport photos.
What forms of payment does Clerk of Court Allendale SC accept?
You can pay for the acceptance agent fees and passport phtos (if you have them taken at Clerk of Court Allendale SC) with cash, check, debit card, or money order. Your passport application fees will be paid separately by check or money order only.