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McPherson County Register of Deeds: Passport Office in McPherson KS


Location:
McPherson County Register of Deeds
Address:
117 N Maple St
 
McPherson, KS 67460
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (CST)
Monday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM


Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: No, you will need to get passport photos taken before going there. Here is our passport photo guide, so you can learn everything about passport photos. We have also compiled a list of places to get passport photos in McPherson.


McPherson Passport Office: McPherson County Register of Deeds Location Overview

McPherson County Register of Deeds is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in McPherson, KS you can go here for passport help. McPherson County Register of Deeds is a County / State 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 are NO other passport acceptance agent offices located in McPherson. McPherson County Register of Deeds is located in McPherson County, Kansas.

About McPherson County Register of Deeds

McPherson County Register of Deeds is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the McPherson County Register of Deeds 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 Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at McPherson County Register of Deeds

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 McPherson County Register of Deeds to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at McPherson County Register of Deeds): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to McPherson. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to McPherson, KS

Arkansas Passport Center - 322.7 Miles
Dallas Passport Agency - 340.3 Miles
Colorado Passport Agency - 343 Miles

Passport Services Offered at McPherson County Register of Deeds

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the McPherson County Register of Deeds 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 - McPherson County Register of Deeds 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 at any acceptance agent.

McPherson County Register of Deeds Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Mcpherson County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 67460, 67491, 67443, 67546, 67107, 67428, 67457, 67464, 67456, 67522, 67476, 67442, 67502, 67073, 67053, 67062, 67416, 67448, 67020

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at McPherson County Register of Deeds?

McPherson County Register of Deeds 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?

It's about 650 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from McPherson to Arkansas Passport Center, the closest passport issuing agency. You might want to consider using a passport expediting service to save you the time of going there yourself.

Does McPherson County Register of Deeds charge for passports?

McPherson County Register of Deeds is an acceptance agent, McPherson County Register of Deeds 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 McPherson County Register of Deeds?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at McPherson County Register of Deeds? 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 McPherson County Register of Deeds 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 McPherson County Register of Deeds 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, McPherson County Register of Deeds will not be able to assist any further.

Does McPherson County Register of Deeds take passport photos?

No, you will have to get your passport photo taken before you go to McPherson County Register of Deeds for the sealing of your passport. Do not go there without getting passport photos first or you will not get your application sealed. Here's the list of locations to get passport photos in McPherson.

What forms of payment does McPherson County Register of Deeds accept?

You can pay for the acceptance agent fees with cash, check, debit card, or money order. Your passport application fees will be paid separately by check or money order only.