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Phoenix Shaw Butte Station: Passport Office in Phoenix AZ

Last Reviewed on December 27th, 2021

Phoenix Shaw Butte Station
12208 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85029
Hours of Operation Shown in (MST)
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By appointment only Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm -

Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the Phoenix Shaw Butte Station takes passport photographs onsite - Please review our guide to Passport Photos. If you want your passport photos taken before you go to the acceptance agent, here is a list of places to get passport photos in Phoenix.

Phoenix Passport Office: Phoenix Shaw Butte Station Location Overview

Phoenix Shaw Butte Station is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Phoenix, AZ you can go here for passport help. Phoenix Shaw Butte Station is a Postal 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 20 other passport acceptance agent offices located in Phoenix. Phoenix Shaw Butte Station is located in County, Arizona.

About Phoenix Shaw Butte Station

Phoenix Shaw Butte Station is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Phoenix Shaw Butte Station 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

Doesn't need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at Phoenix Shaw Butte Station

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 Phoenix Shaw Butte Station to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

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

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Phoenix, AZ

Western Passport Agency - 103.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 260.2 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 303.4 Miles

Passport Services Offered at Phoenix Shaw Butte Station

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Phoenix Shaw Butte Station 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 - Phoenix Shaw Butte Station 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.

Passport Photos - They can take and print your passport photos on site, typically $10-15.

Phoenix Shaw Butte Station Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Maricopa County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 85029, 85071, 85051, 85021, 85023, 85053, 85304, 85022, 85020, 85306, 85302, 85017, 85301, 85311, 85312, 85318, 85078, 85027, 85015

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at Phoenix Shaw Butte Station?

Phoenix Shaw Butte Station 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 210 miles roundtrip, so it is pretty far from Phoenix to Western Passport Agency, 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 Phoenix Shaw Butte Station charge for passports?

Phoenix Shaw Butte Station is an acceptance agent, Phoenix Shaw Butte Station 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 Phoenix Shaw Butte Station?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Phoenix Shaw Butte Station? 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 Phoenix Shaw Butte Station 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 Phoenix Shaw Butte Station 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, Phoenix Shaw Butte Station will not be able to assist any further.

Does Phoenix Shaw Butte Station take passport photos?

Yes, you can get your passport photos taken there. Please see: List of locations in Phoenix to get passport photos.

What forms of payment does Phoenix Shaw Butte Station accept?

At Phoenix Shaw Butte Station, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Since Phoenix Shaw Butte Station takes passport photos there, you can also pay for photos with the same payment methods. Passport Fees can only be paid with a check or money order.